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BARKING AND DAGENHAM
Barleylands Farm Park
Colne Valley Railway
- Santa Specials: We are pleased to say that Santa is visiting us again this year. We have worked hard with Santa and the Elf and Safety team to ensure that your visit to him will be as enjoyable and safe as we can make it. You will meet Santa in his grotto before travelling on our diesel train to collect your present from Santa’s Toy Shop.
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary
- Christmas 2022: Perfect for the whole family, come along and make some wholesome memories together ?
Included in full-price child ticket: Breakfast / brunch, general admission to the sanctuary, mince pie & hot drink on arrival, christmas activities, winter trail, meet & greet with Santa plus gift & keepsake polaroid photo, goodie bag.
- Santa in the Woods: Mr and Mrs Christmas will be making their annual visit to The Woodlands at Natural Foundations! They have set up a trail through the woodlands to look for the Christmas fairies and elves. You can decorate a biscuit, toast a marshmallow and make something all crafty!!!
Nuclear High Ropes
- High Ropes Illuminated: Come and experience Essex’s biggest high ropes course after dark.
- Winter in the forest: Join us for a series of evening sessions and enjoy the forest after dark
Thorndon Nature Discovery Centre
- Thorndon Christmas Woodland Crafts: Join our festive workshop in the woods and get creative.
Abberton Reservoir Nature Discovery Park
- Abberton Christmas Wreath Making: Come join us outside to create your own Christmas wreath using natural materials.
- Magic of Christmas: Immerse yourself in the wonderful Christmas atmosphere with our festive activities.
- Wreath Making Class: Make your very own Colchester Zoo Christmas wreath!
Colmar Farm Riding School
- Christmas Party: Don’t want to drag your little darlings round the shops for those last minute bits? Need some quiet time to finish the present wrapping in peace? Then leave them with us for the day!!
- Epping Ongar Light Fantastic: The experience will feature similar lineside displays. –> LIGHT UP THE LINESIDE WITH THE WINTER EXPERIENCE THAT YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS!
Belfairs Nature Discovery Centre
- Belfairs Nature Tots Winter Special: Saturday Nature Tots is back for special seasonal Saturday sessions! A pay-as-you-go one off session themed around the current season
We are still gathering events for this year. If you have one to submit, please do so using the button at the top of this page. Thank you