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UPDATE: NOW OPEN, PITCHES CAN BE BOOKED ONLINE. SAFETY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE. Pay and Play sessions allow you to use our floodlit, 3G all-weather pitches for as long as you like after school, at weekends and during school holidays (subject to availability) Open to individuals or small groups so you can play casually with your friends or use the pitches to get the extra training in ahead of your next match. Pre-booking is not required, all you have to do is just turn up.more...

King George Playing Fields, Eastern Avenue West, Romford, RM7 7AY [show map]

Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre

UPDATE: GYM AND GROUP FITNESS CLASSES HAVE RESTARTED AND SWIMMING POOL IS NOW OPEN. LESSONS HAVE ALSO RESTARTED. CURRENTLY THE ICE RINK REMAINS CLOSED. ALL BOOKINGS MADE VIA WEBSITE. Romford's premier ice skating and leisure facility, the brand-new Sapphire Ice & Leisure offers a fantastic range of activities. At the forefront is our full-sized ice rink that, as well as being open to the public, is also home to the Everyone Active Raiders ice hockey team. You can also enjoy our state-of-the-art gym, two swimming pools and dance studios, as well as two fully-licensed caf├ęs.more...

24 Western Road, Romford, RM1 3JT [show map]

01708 206 892

Take A Walk On The Wild Side

UPDATE: THIS IS A SELF LED TRAIL. *The Brewery Shopping Centre has teamed up with Things Made Public to launch 'Take a Walk on the Wild Side,' an augmented reality trail that brings art and nature to life! *We've installed 10 animal murals throughout the centre and its your job to find them all! *Once you've downloaded the FREE app, simply follow the on screen instructions to bring each of the murals to life, along with fun facts and activities for the family to enjoy. more...

The Brewery, Brewery Walk, Waterloo Road, Romford, RM1 1AU [show map & facilities]

Paid parking
Buggy/wheelchair access


Email via their website
01708 748 157

The Secret Fairy Garden in Havering Country Park

During the lockdown period a magical fairy garden started to appear deep in the heart of Havering Country Park. It has been added too my many children visiting and is really fun to find. Can you find the fairies? more...

Havering Country Park, Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row, RM5 3QR [show map]


Audley End House & Gardens

The grounds, service wing and stable yard at Audley End are now open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won't be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you're a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone's safety, so your visit will be a little different. Lots to see and do at Audley End House & Gardens - explore the manor house, visit and play in the Victorian nursery, discover the life of a Victorian servant, gallop over to the Victorian stables, enjoy the stunning gardens, enjoy something delicious in the cafe and there is even a play park for the children to let off steam. more...

Audley End House, Audley End, Saffron Waldon, CB11 4JF [show map]

Email via their website
0370 333 1181

Audley End Miniature Railway

Diesel and steam engines explore the stunning gardens and woodland at Audley End. There is also an enchanted fairy and elf walk to explore. Events run throughout the year and tickets are pre booked via the website.more...

Audley End Miniature Railway, Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Waldon, CB11 4JB [show map]

01799 510726


UPDATE: BARLEYLANDS IS OPEN ALTHOUGH ALL INDOOR AREAS ARE CLOSED INCLUSING THE SOFT PLAY AREA ANDBALL BLASTERS BARN. As one of the best family attractions in Essex there's so much to do here at Barleylands Farm Park, Billericay whatever the weather. We've farmyard friends with daily animal activities including lamb bottle feeding, a huge Reptile House and awesome birds of prey. Race around the indoor play, and go wild in the outdoor play areas bouncing on our vast jumping pillow... boiiing! If that's not enough, explore the Discovery Barn and take a ride on the Tractor Trailer!more...

Barleylands Road, Billericay, CM11 2UD [show map & facilities]

Free parking
Buggy/wheelchair access
Baby change


Belhus Woods Country Park

UPDATE: THE PARK, CAFE, TOILETS AND CHILDREN'S PLAY PARK ARE OPEN. **It's a great place to walk your dog, picnic by the lake, feed the ducks, go fishing or spot wildlife. There are many activities throughout the year for families and nature enthusiasts, such as riding the model railway, archery and watching model boats. There is an excellent wooden play area for children.more...

Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockenden, RM15 4XJ [show map]

Cedars Nature Centre

UPDATE: ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRE BOOKED AND YOU MUST ARRIVE AT THE TIME SLOT YOUVE BEEN GIVEN. SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL RESTRICTIONS. Cedars Nature Centre is a small community zoo based in the historic grounds of Cedars Park, Waltham Cross. Unlimited daily entry, including all of our daily meet and greets. £2 - adult £1 - child Under 2 years - Free We run talks every 45 mins including our popular meerkat feed and skunk meet and greet!more...

Cedars Nature Centre, Theobalds Lane, Waltham Cross, EN8 8RU [show map]

Clacton Pier

UPDATE: THE PIER IS NOW OPEN - CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR FULL DETAILS OF WHICH ATTRACTIONS ARE OPERATING SO FAR. This pier has it all - Rides, softplay, adventure golf, petrol go karts, arcade, ten pin bowling, seaquarium, sea fishing, evil on sea, Christmas at the pier.more...

The Clacton Pier Company Ltd, 1 North Sea, Clacton-on-sea, CO15 1QX [show map]

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