You may want to get closer to nature by enjoying an aerial experience up in the trees or splash about in one of Essex’s amazing lakes. Or if it’s chilly, what better way to keep the kids amused than by taking them to one of our great soft play centres or indoor play parks? Located in four different areas in Essex, Essex Outdoors centres offer a wide range of popular outdoor activities such as abseiling, BMX biking, canoeing and zip wire. Essex Outdoors also has a fifth location, which is known as The Lock Climbing Wall in Harlow, which offers anyone from the age of seven the chance to enjoy quality climbing experiences no matter what ability level you’re at. Prices for the Essex Outdoors centres vary, although both the Danbury and Mersea centres offer a ‘Pay and Play’ fee that means you only pay for the time that you are there. It costs £8 per person for a single hour or £20 per hour for a family of four – saving £12 every hour for a fun-packed family activity day. Land – archery, rifle shooting, grass sledging, mountain boarding, bushcraft and woodland construction Motor sport – quad bikes, 4×4 driving, jet ski rides, power ...