Explore our country parks and heritage places

Welcome to Explore Essex, helping you to discover the incredible green spaces and places on your doorstep and beyond

Places to go

Explore and enjoy the incredible range of country parks and heritage places on your doorstep

Essex Explorer Magazine

Discover our Essex Explorer magazine full of fascinating features, inspirational lifestyle ideas, competitions and the latest news from our parks and places.

What's on

Discover what's on at your county parks and heritage places

Explore Essex

Search our parks and places to plan your perfect day out

Or explore events and activities