Family Wild Wednesdays at Danbury Country Park

Free family fun in the great outdoors this summer

Meet on the meadow at Danbury Country Park for some child-led free play in the great outdoors, run by the Essex Country Parks Outdoor Learning Team.

Bring a picnic, the whole family and your friends too! Suitable for all ages.

Activities and equipment available for children and families to use and enjoy:

  • Hammocks
  • Den Building
  • Tarps
  • Mud Kitchen
  • Sweep Nets
  • ID charts
  • Squirrel Trail (short trail around the park looking for squirrel pictures – basic orienteering)
  • Water Play
  • Hapa Zome
  • 4 way tug of war
  • Slacklines

This is an informal drop-in session.

*Please note the session on Wednesday 17 August has been cancelled due to yellow weather warnings*

Event details


  • August 10, 2022
  • August 24, 2022


11:00am - 2:00pm


Free (car parking charges apply)

Who for?

For the whole family


Danbury Country Park

Woodhill Road , Chelmsford, Danbury, Essex, England, CM3 4AW

How to book

Drop in anytime between 11am - 2pm

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