Days Out in Essex

Days out in Essex & reviews on places to visit.

Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, South Woodham Ferrers

I have been coming to Marsh Farm since I was Frankie’s age, I remember coming on school trips & my favourite part of the farm was what is now the softplay barn, a giant pig barn, with a room full of ‘pig puzzles’ & in the cow shed next door…

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Festive Day out with Thomas, East Anglian Railway Museum

Festive Day out with Thomas has become something of a yearly tradition over the last three years, so I was beyond excited when we were given tickets to this year’s Festive Day out with Thomas at the East Anglian Railway Museum in Earls Colne. Frankie is a train spotter in…

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Hurley’s Pumpkin Forest

Every year Hurley’s Pumpkin Forest opens it’s doors (gates) over October for their Pumpkin picking experience and this year was bigger and better than years before. If you are planning on visiting a pumpkin farm before the end of October, Hurley’s is the place to go. The work and thought…

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Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar/Epping

We were lucky enough to be invited to visit the Epping Ongar Railway last weekend & we had a ball! Frankie, as you will know, loves anything with an engine, wheels & especially those that puff steam and ride on railway tracks and we also got to ride on old…

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Southend Pier, Southend on Sea

Did you know that Southend Pier is the longest pleasure pier in the WORLD? Not just the UK or even Europe, the actual whole WORLD? I don’t think many parents with kids could be convinced in trekking under 10’s the 1.34 mile each way walk to reach the end but…

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