Places to visit
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Our favourite outdoor activities
Explore with our app
Always wondered what was at Portingury Hills or why there is a Shell House at Hatfield Forest? Download our smartphone app before your visit the Forest or borrow a tablet device from our shop.
Geocaching and nanocaching
There's lots of great places for den building in Essex. Use twigs and sticks to build a secret den in the trees. Then cover and camouflage it by adding leaves and more twigs. Why not challenge your friends?
Places to stay
Coming soon in 2014, you'll be able to stay in Thorington Hall on the Essex/Suffolk border. A beautiful rambling farmhouse, this holiday cottage will sleep large groups and is an ideal base to explore nearby Constable Country.
Join our Essex Volunteer Group and help us with tasks such as clearing shrub, hedge laying and footpath maintanence.
There's plenty more places to discover and explore in Essex. Find our more from our friends at VisitEssex.