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.
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
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
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
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