Zoos, Aquariums, Petting Zoos, Parks and Wildlife areas closest to Essex

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Essex Zoos and Parks. If you are looking for great days out, from petting zoos, wildlife areas, nature reserves, aquariums, animals, zoos, animal sanctuaries or country parks, and you are in the Essex region, then the places below are recommended for you.

Zoo, Aquarium, Petting Zoo, Park and Wildlife closest to the middle of Essex

Tropical Wings World of Wildlife
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife, Wickford Road,
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex,
CM3 5QZ
Set in acres of attractive gardens and features one of the largest butterfly houses in the country. There are many different species of birds, insects and animals, and we pride ourselves on encouraging interaction whenever possible. Livestock includes free-flying butterflies, a large collection of ...More info...
9.5 miles
Marsh Farm
Marsh Farm Country Park, Marsh Farm Road,
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex,
CM3 5WP
is a working farm where children can get close to farm animals and play safely in the adventure play areas. There is also a Country Park, which boasts excellent coastal walks and superb views of the River Crouch. ...More info...
10.8 miles
Barleylands Farm Centre
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road,
Billericay, Essex.
CM11 2UD
Children of all ages can meet and feed our friendly farm animals, ride the mini tractors around the farm and let off steam in the adventure play area. Come along and visit sam the ferret, cuddle a rabbit in the bunny barn and see if the ducks and geese are visiting our pond. The Miniature Train run ...More info...
11.5 miles
Boydells Dairy Farm
Boydells Farm,
Wethersfield, Essex,
CM7 4AQ
Most of the usual farm animals are to be found here, but, unlike other open farms, they give you a guided tour with lots of hands-on stuff. Try your hand at milking a cow, feeding hens, riding a donkey cart or outstaring a llama. But the chief part of your visit will be the sheep milking which takes ...More info...
12.0 miles
Old MacDonalds Farm
MacDonalds Educational Farm, Weald Road,
Brentwood, Essex,
CM14 5AY
We offer a unique blend of educational attractions plus fantastic rides and amusements. This well tended show farm is home to a large selection of native rare breed farm animals and poultry. There is also indoor and outdoor rides such as a trai and softplay area. ...More info...
14.1 miles
Aubrey Buxton Nature Reserve
North of Stansted
Essex
CM24 8SU
A beautiful nature reserve that was originally the pleasure park to Norman House, this reserve is a high woodland with grassland on a sandy/gravel soil. There are a number of large ponds providing ideal habitat for Great Crested Newts, dragonflies and damselflies. A beautiful nature reserve which ...More info...
15.0 miles
Abbotts Hall Farm
Abbotts Hall Farm Maldon Road
Great Wigborough Colchester Essex
CO5 7RZ
A 700 acre coastal farm and the head office of Essex Wildlife Trust situated on the Blackwater Estuary. Visitors can see the success of the coastal realignment project and enjoy a fantastic, wildlife packed walk. An exemplar of how to farm commercially and for wildlife. Abbotts Hall Farm events ...More info...
15.9 miles
Abberton Reservoir
Church Rd Layer-de-la-Haye
Colchester Essex
CO2 0EU
A wetland site of international importance for wildfowl. Up to 40,000 ducks, swans and geese visit each year. Excellent bird watching opportunities and fabulous views over the reservoir. The huge expanse of Essex & Suffolk Waters Abberton Reservoir is one of Europes top wetland sites. It is of in ...More info...
15.9 miles
Rare Breeds Farm
The Rare Breeds Centre, Salvation Army - Hadleigh Farm, Castle Lane,
Benfleet, Essex,
SS7 2AP
A visit to our farm gives you the chance to learn about, get close to and even feed a range of rare breed Goats, Sheep, Poultry and Pigs. There is a whole host of exciting things to see and do and countryside to enjoy for individuals and families alike. ...More info...
16.1 miles
Sea life, Southend on Sea
Eastern Esplanade,
Southend-on-Sea, Essex,
SS1 2ER
Sea Life Adventure is the south east of Englands premier aquatic attraction! Visit the world of watery wonder and get ready to explore... ...More info...
19.4 miles
Arger Fen & Spouses Vale
Assington
Colchester Essex
CO8 5BN
Arger Fen & Spouses Vale is a fascinating mosaic of ancient woodland alongside fen meadow and regenerating woodland. The interesting mix of trees at Arger Fen includes oak, ash, field maple, holly, crab apple, superb large alder, hazel stools and wild cherry. It’s best to visit in spring when ...More info...
20.4 miles
Amwell
Great Amwell Village
Ware Hertfordshire
SG12 9SS
Former gravel pits that have been restored to a diverse wetland nature reserve. Amwell Nature Reserve is a former gravel pit in the Lee Valley near Ware. It supports internationally important numbers of wintering wildfowl, along with outstanding communities of breeding birds and of dragonflies an ...More info...
20.6 miles
Paradise Wildlife Park
Paradise Wildlife Park, White Stubbs Lane,
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire,
EN10 7QA
As well as the fascinating inhabitants of our Animal Park , we also have lots of rides and attractions to keep the whole family entertained. We have a number of play areas around the Park that are suitable for all age groups. Funland and our Adventure Playground are linked by our Ancient Woodland Wa ...More info...
22.9 miles
Linton Zoo
Linton Zoological Gardens, Hadstock Road,
Linton, Cambridgeshire,
CB21 4NT
Linton Zoo has evolved out of one familys love, interest and concern for the wildlife of the world. At Linton Zoo emphasis is on conservation and education, while providing an enjoyable family day out. There is a wealth of rare and exotic creatures to see including Tigers, Lions, Tapirs, Lemurs, Bin ...More info...
24.0 miles
Kentwell Hall
Kentwell Hall,
Long Melford, Suffolk,
CO10 9BA
is a stately home in Long Melford, Suffolk, England. It includes the hall, outbuildings, a rare breeds farm and gardens first built in the Elizabethan era. Kentwell is well known for its Tudor period re-enactment events, with over 200 re-enactors in full costume and character spread throughout the ...More info...
25.1 miles

Petting Zoos Parks Animals Wildlife Aquariums Nature Near Essex

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