Animal Mysteries Summer Trail at Thorndon Country Park (South)

Help our rangers find the animals hiding in the parks this summer holidays . . .

Head to one of seven Essex Country Parks this school summer holiday, including Thorndon (South) Country Park CM13 3LW and pick up a FREE Animal Mysteries Summer Trail booklet while stocks last, print at home or download the activities straight to your phone.

Help your children find the animals hiding in the parks, count up your answers and send them in to enter our prize draw to win a Colchester Zoo Animal Experience!

Have fun with the selfie board, use the spotter’s guide to see what else you can spy, and make a day of it.

  • Download the Trail to your phone here
  • Print the Trail at home here
  • Print the Summer Spotters Guide here

Part of the Essex Year of Numbers

Event details


July 22 - September 3, 2023


10:00am - 4:00pm



Who for?

Primary School aged children


Thorndon Country Park

Brentwood, Warley, Essex, England, CM13 3RZ

How to book

*Car parking charges apply

Plan your visit to Thorndon (South) Country Park here

Please note that this trail is taking place at the South part of the Country Park - please use this postcode to access the car park: CM13 3LW.

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