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Easter holiday activities in South Essex

Posted on December 19 2018

Easter holiday activities in South Essex

Posted on December 19 2018

Easter holiday activities in South Essex

This Easter take the Kids out for some real outdoor adventures – starting with a train trip through the South Essex countryside. From getting them to run off their excess energy outdoors, to taking them to some of the quirkier museums in the area, there’s plenty of great value days to keep them entertained, whatever the weather.

Kids for £2

Make sure to get your Kids for £2 train tickets and take them out for less on weekdays over the holiday.

Kids for £2

Top attractions

20% discount at Adventure Island

When?  30 March – 15 April

How much? £15 – £20

Open everyday over the Easter holiday, Adventure Island theme park is right on the beach, making it perfect for a day out. There are rides for all ages too. Claim a 20% discount when you take the train with c2c too!

How to get there: c2c to Southend Central

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Visit historic sites in Essex

When? All year round

How much? Most are free but some have entrance fees

From Tilbury Fort that dates back to the 1500s to the futuristic looking Manusell sea forts out by Shoeburyness there’s a wealth of history to explore along the c2c route for those hungry for history.

How to get there: See our article for closest stations to these historic sites

hadleigh park

Enjoy outdoor fun at Hadleigh Castle

When? All year round

How much? Free

Walks, cycling, views of an old medieval castle… Hadleigh park has heaps to enjoy over half term. Enjoy those crisp February days in one of South Essex’s most scenic spots.

How to get there: c2c to Leigh-on-Sea

Go nature spotting in Essex

When? Throughout Spring

How much? Free!

We have many beautiful green spaces and places to visit along our route, from parks with playgrounds to bird-spotting sanctuaries. As spring blossoms they’re well worth a visit for all the animals and flowers appearing. Here are some of our favourites.

How to get there? Various stations along the route

Museums

Engage curious minds at Southend Museums

When? Year round (exc Bank Holidays)

How much? Free entry with the exception of the Planetarium

A planetarium, a priory, a gallery and manor house and a museum – Southend Museums have five historical sites in the heart of Southend with lots for curious minds to explore. Perfect for those wet weather days.

How to get there? c2c to Southend Central

partyman

Indoor fun at Partyman World Of Play

When? Mon-Sun

How much? From £4

Partyman World Of Play at intu Lakeside provides lots of fun and play on the huge themed play structures, football area and fantastic slides.

How to get there: c2c to Chafford Hundred

Exclusive discounts in Southend with your train ticket

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£2 off admission at Sealife Adventure

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10% discount at Salt café at the Southend Pier

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Easter holiday activities in South Essex

This Easter take the Kids out for some real outdoor adventures – starting with a train trip through the South Essex countryside. From getting them to run off their excess energy outdoors, to taking them to some of the quirkier museums in the area, there’s plenty of great value days to keep them entertained, whatever the weather.

Kids for £2

Make sure to get your Kids for £2 train tickets and take them out for less on weekdays over the holiday.

Kids for £2

Top attractions

20% discount at Adventure Island

When?  30 March – 15 April

How much? £15 – £20

Open everyday over the Easter holiday, Adventure Island theme park is right on the beach, making it perfect for a day out. There are rides for all ages too. Claim a 20% discount when you take the train with c2c too!

How to get there: c2c to Southend Central

Tilb

Visit historic sites in Essex

When? All year round

How much? Most are free but some have entrance fees

From Tilbury Fort that dates back to the 1500s to the futuristic looking Manusell sea forts out by Shoeburyness there’s a wealth of history to explore along the c2c route for those hungry for history.

How to get there: See our article for closest stations to these historic sites

hadleigh park

Enjoy outdoor fun at Hadleigh Castle

When? All year round

How much? Free

Walks, cycling, views of an old medieval castle… Hadleigh park has heaps to enjoy over half term. Enjoy those crisp February days in one of South Essex’s most scenic spots.

How to get there: c2c to Leigh-on-Sea

Go nature spotting in Essex

When? Throughout Spring

How much? Free!

We have many beautiful green spaces and places to visit along our route, from parks with playgrounds to bird-spotting sanctuaries. As spring blossoms they’re well worth a visit for all the animals and flowers appearing. Here are some of our favourites.

How to get there? Various stations along the route

Museums

Engage curious minds at Southend Museums

When? Year round (exc Bank Holidays)

How much? Free entry with the exception of the Planetarium

A planetarium, a priory, a gallery and manor house and a museum – Southend Museums have five historical sites in the heart of Southend with lots for curious minds to explore. Perfect for those wet weather days.

How to get there? c2c to Southend Central

partyman

Indoor fun at Partyman World Of Play

When? Mon-Sun

How much? From £4

Partyman World Of Play at intu Lakeside provides lots of fun and play on the huge themed play structures, football area and fantastic slides.

How to get there: c2c to Chafford Hundred

Exclusive discounts in Southend with your train ticket

Sealife2

£2 off admission at Sealife Adventure

Sealife Adventure Aquarium is the south east’s premier aquatic attraction with over 40 unique displays featuring sea life from all over the world. …

Read More

mfa fantasy park featured v

2 For 1 bowling and Laser Xtreme at the MFA Fantasy Park

MFA Fantasy Park is Southend’s newest family entertainment complex set within the iconic Kursaal building on Eastern Esplanade.

Read More

salt cafe featured v

10% discount at Salt café at the Southend Pier

Visit the Salt Café at Southend Pier and receive a 10% discount on all purchases made before 11am, Monday to Friday.

Read More

Places to eat

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Places to Eat in Southend

Southend has everything, from chips, to curry, to high-end glam. Although the best is not always the most expensive, you’ve got everything you could …

Read More

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The Best Fish and Chip shops in Southend

Over the years we’ve done extensive research into the fish and chip availability on the c2c route. Here are our Top 10 fish and chip shops in Southend. …

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