Famous pier full of fun and attractions.☎ 01702618747
Sealife Adventure Aquarium
Spectacular aquarium and underwater adventure.☎ 01702442211
Unique planetary family attraction.
Southend Cliff Railway
Take a pleasurable journey on an iconic feature of Southend's rich heritage with fantastic views of the pier and estuary.
Prittlewell Priory is set in the heart of one of the town's most beautiful parks Priory park.☎ 01702212345Recommended by Harry Grove, Southend
Lost City Adventure Golf
Adventure Golf is a two 9-hole course mini-golf complex situated at Adventure Island above the Jungle Jive restaurant.
Adventure Island Theme Park
Great family day out.☎ 01702443400Recommended by Dave Rogers, Ipswich“Great fun for all the family, as long as it's not raining!”
Indoor go-karting centre.☎ 01268777765
Welcome to Canvey Island’s greatest indoor and outdoor family entertainment centre. Located right on the seafront.☎ 01268683026
Salvation Army Hadleigh Farm
Visit a commercial farm and place of natural beauty, committed to environmental and social progress.☎ 01702426260Recommended by Lucy Springer, Colchester
Rayleigh Windmill FREE
The Rayleigh Windmill is an award-winning tourist and educational attraction, and popular venue for weddings and civil ceremonies.
Mangapps Railway Museum
Privately owned working railway and museum established on a farm at Burnham on Crouch, Essex.☎ 01621784898
English Heritage - The romantic ruins of a royal castle overlooking the Essex marshes. Hadleigh was begun in about 1215.
Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf
18-hole crazy golf course.
Rayleigh Mount FREE
National Trust - Norman motte and bailey remains.
Southend On Sea Paintball
Outdoor paintball centre.
Beecroft Art Gallery
This unique gallery is situated at the top of Cliffs Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea.
Southend Central Museum
Central Museum houses the collections of local and natural history and archaeology.
Castle Point Transport Museum FREE
Enter the museum and travel back in time to a world of Transport.
Churchill Gardens FREE
Secluded and peaceful ornamental gardens with stream and waterfall.
Prittlewell Square FREE
Prittlewell Square is Southend's oldest surviving public park located in a lovely Victorian Square.
Priory Park FREE
Priory Park is large park covering 18 hectares with a wide range of facilities for all the family.
Southend Cliff Gardens FREE
A blend of formal and informal gardens with beautiful views across the Thames Estuary.
Lion Creek And Lower Raypits Nature Reserve FREE
This 161 acre reserve is a former creek on the southern shore of the Crouch estuary.
Shoebury Park FREE
With playing fields and a wide range of sports facilities including tennis, football, basketball, cricket and a bowling green.
Southchurch Park FREE
This popular local park lies very close to the seafront and boasts a wide range of sports pitches, formal gardens, model boat lake.
|Northumberland Crescent / Lifstan Way|
Little Haven Nature Reserve FREE
This 92 acre nature reserve is leased from the Little Haven's Children's Hospice. It supports a variety of habitats.
Two Tree Island Nature Reserve FREE
This 640 acre island is situated south of Leigh on Sea train station. The island itself consists of grassland, scrub, reedbed.
Blue House Farm Nature Reserve FREE
This 600 acre farm is situated on the north bank of the River Crouch. It has been managed by Essex Wildlife Trust since 1998.
Stow Maries Halt Nature Reserve FREE
This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to South Woodham Ferrers railway line.
Tile Wood Nature Reserve FREE
This 16 acre reserve is one of the earliest ancient woods to have been recorded in south-east Essex.
Marsh Farm Country Park FREE
The country park is an ideal place to stretch your legs and explore the scenic riverside paths along the sea wall.
|Marsh Farm Rd, South Woodham Ferrers|
St. Laurence Park FREE
St. Laurence Park reflects the rural countryside with many wildflowers meadows, grass paths and native tress and shrub planting.
Southchurch Hall Gardens FREE
Southchurch Hall and Gardens is a small public park covering approximately 2 hectares.
Eastwood Park FREE
Playing fields with an area of lawn sheltered by ornamental shrub borders. 3 Football pitches, 5-a-side football, basketball court.
Gunners Park And Shoebury Ranges Nature Reserve FREE
Incorporates the Shoebury Old Ranges Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Coastguard Station Grounds Local Wildlife Site.
Edwards Hall Park FREE
Edwards Hall Park comprises of four fields - Eight acres, Fishpond, Little Brooklands and Great Brooklands.
Frankland Fields Nature Reserve FREE
A public footpath skirts the boundary which forms part of the ‘Woodham Ring’ a popular route for dog walkers and bird watchers.
Chalkwell Park FREE
A park with beautiful ornamental gardens, colourful bedding displays, an environment garden, a courtyard style sun garden.
Belfairs Woodland Centre FREE
A new Woodland Centre is currently being constructed in Belfairs Park, Southend-on-Sea.
Gunners Park FREE
A large park which retains a semi-wild character with natural grassland and scrub providing habitat for a variety of wildlife.
|Campfield Road / Ness Road|
Barton’s Point Coastal Park FREE
Barton’s Point Coastal Park is an attractive park with walking trails, cycle paths and bridle ways.
Pound Wood Nature Reserve FREE
This 55 acre reserve was acquired by Essex Wildlife Trust in 1993 and is one of the largest remaining areas of ancient woodland.
|Daws Heath Road, Thundersley|
Thorpe Bay FREE
Situated at the far end of the seafront away from the hustle and bustle, where you can bring your own kite surf or jet ski.Recommended by Ollie Jones, Norwich
Minster Leas Beach FREE
A long sand and shingle beach facing north-east on the Isle of Sheppey. Backed by marshes and the small historic town of Minster.
Sheerness Beach FREE
A substantial sea defence wall, which forms the promenade, is a distinctive characteristic of this gently sloping sand and shingle beach at the mouth of the Thames and Medway estuaries.
Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Odeon Southend On Sea
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03330144501
Cliffs Pavilion Strictly Confidential
Following the continued success of BBC One's ratings-winning Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood's brand new show.
Southend's Premier Live Music Venue.☎ 01702467305
Sheerness Golf Club
Sheerness Golf Club was formed in 1909 and is a traditional private member's club situated on the Isle of Sheppey in the Thames Estuary, Kent.☎ 01795-662585
Thorpe Hall Golf Club
|Thorpe Hall Avenue|
Burnham On Crouch Golf Club
Nestling in the Crouch valley lies Burnham-on-Crouch Golf Club, a friendly and relaxed Members Club where new Members, Societies and Visitors are always assured of a warm welcome.
Rochford Hundred Golf Club
Three Rivers Golf & Country Club
Friendly gym and fitness centre.☎ 08445712935Recommended by Billy Hill, Southend
Sheppey Leisure Complex
With a Fitness Suite, Workout Classes, Swimming Pool and Healthy Living Centre (HLC) there is a wide range of activities available.
Health and fitness club.☎ 01702586466
Gym, tennis, health and fitness club.☎ 01702520355
Learn to scuba dive.☎ 01702395395
Indoor roller skating centre.
Essex Kitesurf School
Learn to kitesurf.