Enjoy exploring this summer and save money on multiple visits to the Essex Country Parks when you purchase the Explorer Pass.

Each Essex Country Park has something unique and special to offer for a family adventure.

Invest in the Explorer Pass to save money on car parking and receive café discounts. You’ll also receive two free family and friend’s day parking pass and one Sky Ropes voucher. All for the equivalent of just £1.63 a week.

When you purchase an annual Explorer Pass before midnight Sunday 25 August 2024, you’ll receive one month free so it will cover for you for 13 months, including this summer – and next too.

Family days out at the Essex Country Parks.Family days out at the Essex Country Parks. (Image: Explore Essex)

From the coastal beauty of Cudmore Grove on the island of Mersea in the north of the county to the beautiful Belhus Woods and Hadleigh in the south, explore the Essex Country Parks both on your doorstep and further afield for active and affordable family days out this summer – and to keep the children entertained all year round.

If you’re looking for adventure and fun try the longest play trail in the county and Sky Ropes at Great Notley Country Park, between Chelmsford and Braintree.

Sky Ropes at Great Notley Country Park. Sky Ropes at Great Notley Country Park. (Image: Explore Essex)

For younger children head to Thorndon and Weald – home to the much-loved Gruffalo and Stick Man trails, inspired by the bestselling books by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, licensed by Magic Light Pictures.

During August you can enjoy drop-in play sessions at Danbury Country Park with the ranger team, and family forest school during term time. Pack a picnic and make a day of it.

Enjoying the Gruffalo trail at Thorndon Country Park.Enjoying the Gruffalo trail at Thorndon Country Park. (Image: Explore Essex)
At the Explore Essex group of parks there is plenty of space to get out and let your children and furry friends run free.  Enjoy many specially designed children’s play areas. Jump in puddles, paddle in the sea, build dens, and spot wildlife. Discover all that the great outdoors has to offer throughout the seasons with the annual Explorer Pass and get out more for less.

Quote: Summer24 to receive 13 months for the price of 12

Valid until midnight 25 August 2023

Find out more and buy: www.explore-essex.com/explorer-pass