One of Europe’s finest zoos with over 260 rare species. www.colchester-zoo.com
Gosfield Lake Resort
A family run leisure park just 20 minutes’ drive, Gosfield offers fishing, water skiing and banana boats! www.gosfieldlake.co.uk
The Railway Museum
The East Anglian Railway museum is just down the road and has plenty to offer for the kids. www.earm.co.uk
Colchester Leisure World
Year round fun for all the family can be had at Leisure World Colchester, with its wide range of sports and leisure activities. www.colchesterleisureworld.co.uk
The Essex Golf & Country Club
Driving range & 18 hole course
Famous for their rock oysters, West Mersea has a range of stunning seafood restaurants and beautiful sea views. We suggest The Oyster Bar and The Company Shed for their Seafood platters!
Frinton-on-Sea and Clacton-on-Sea
Two of the most popular seaside resorts on the East Coast and only 40 minutes away.
At Go Bananas children can have an amazing adventure whilst travelling through the Jungle home of Funky Monkey! http://www.go-bananas.co.uk/
Bird Watching. www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/abberton-reservoir