Looking for Things to Do in Essex in August (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids

Things to Do in Essex in August (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids summer-sun-yellow-photography (1)

It’s been one of those weeks where I’m still loving the early evening light those beautiful rainbows after a big downpour.  But I’m also conscious that Autumn isn’t too far off and so any chance I have, I’m heading outdoors to enjoy that light.  With several weeks left of the school holidays, what better excuse do you need to cram in even more days out … Read More

Best Country Shows in Essex (2017): A Dog-Friendly Family Day Out

Best country show Dog-Friendly Family Day Out

As a dog owner, I’ve been introduced to the world of country shows as an option not only to enjoy a range of entertainment but some fantastic activities, food and drink!! I’ve become hooked and every year, I sit down in May and plan out which shows I could attend.  I pay particular attention to which traders and activities were … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in April (2017)

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It’s a Saturday morning and you’ve either made it to the weekend after a week of work or survived the first week of the Easter school holidays.  The kids are enjoying the great weather and you’ve a cuppa of tea in hand. But what to do?  You know you want to make the most of the longer days but you’re … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in March (2017)

things to do in essex this march 2017 magnolia trees springtime

Eeeek – we are nearly there!  Yep, can I say it without jinxing the weather?  Oh stuff it, I will.  Hello there Spring!!! Whoop! I have a smile on my face, the spring wardrobe starts to make an appearance and even typing my monthly instalment of things to do in Essex is a cheerier job to do on the list! … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in February (2017)

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How has the year started for you?   I hope January was kind to all of you.  I’ve certainly enjoyed the much wilder weather and dog walks that haven’t been too harsh with rain!  But still, I’m as always surprised how quickly it has gone and it’s that time again – my monthly instalment of things to do in Essex. … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in January (2017)

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With so much focus on publishing my 100th blog on New Year’s Eve, I’m a little behind with the first instalment of our monthly off-peak things to do in Essex!  I’m so sorry!!!  This last week has really just run away with me but I’m sure you all made the best use of last weekend. But if this is the first time … Read More