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

things to do in essex this february 2017 red heart on a stick

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)

things to do in essex this january 2017 winter frosted berries

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

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex this September

Things to do in Essex outdoor Autumn

As we move into Autumn,I’ve moved to a monthly roundup of my favourite things to do in Essex this September.  With the weather traditionally holding out for another month or so, there is still a great range of outdoor family events on offer.  You may not need those boots, scarf and hats yet (I hope!). As I’ve moved away from … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 2nd/3rd September

Things to do in Essex outdoor shoes flip flops

Well, it’s that time of the week where I round up my favourites from the huge range of things to do in Essex this weekend.  With the weather traditionally holding out for another month or so, there is still a great range of outdoor family events on offer. I’m personally not quite ready to let summer fade into the distance. … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 6th and 7th August

Things to do in Essex with Ice-Cream

Well, it’s that time of the week where I round up my favourites from the huge range of things to do in Essex this weekend. I’m personally looking forward to a weekend of spontaneity.  For once, I have managed to get through a big to-do list which leaves this weekend free for fun. I’m starting that tonight with a huge … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 23rd and 24th July

Family Day Out Things to Do in Essex

Wow – they are finally here.  Yep school holidays have arrived and whilst commuters sigh relief and look forward to quieter roads and trains whilst on route to work, families across the country will be frantically working out how to occupy those little ones.   Keeping the kids entertained during the summer holidays is a full -time job and I … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 30th and 31st July

A week into the Essex school holiday and it has been lovely to see so many pictures across facebook and Instagram of families enjoying the great range of things to do in Essex.   The question is – have we all survived so far? We’re steaming ahead into August and with school uniforms and back to school signs starting to … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 9th and 10th July

Family Day Out Things to Do in Essex

Whilst there are lots of things to do in Essex this weekend, I can’t spend Sunday afternoon any other way but glued to my TV cheering on Andy Murray at Wimbledon.  Even though I clearly have some bias towards Andy, as a Scot, there is something so memorising about watching tennis and the skill that the players bring to the … Read More