Gruffalo Day at Thorndon Country Park
This fun-filled, free, family day will feature Meet the Gruffalo! as well as forest tales and woodland stories, bushcraft, circus skills, magicians, bird of prey displays and much more.
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Our annual Explore Essex Pass will give you and your family the freedom to explore some of the incredible places and green spaces that Essex has to offer, as many times as you like throughout the year, with free parking at seven country parks, 2 or 1 on Sky Ropes, priority booking on specific events, and 10% discounts at many cafes and visitor centres.