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Things to do in Essex

Although we know you have more than enough to keep you busy and entertained at Mersea Island, it is definitely worth getting out and about and seeing all that Essex has to offer, you couldn’t have picked a better county to explore.

Local attractions near Mersea Island

From quaint cobbled towns, through to lush green countryside and a coastline littered with estuaries and islands, Essex is a county that packs a lot in. With all this variety and no end of interesting places to visit in Essex, it could be the perfect place to take a time out with the family.

Whether it’s things to do in Colchester, such as the town’s famous zoo and even more famous 11th century castle, through to stunning natural draws like Brightlingsea Beach and Cudmore Grove Country Park; you’ll find there’s something for everyone here.

Places to visit

24 minute drive
24 minute drive

Jump Street

Jump Street is a world where the wall becomes the floor and the rules of gravity no longer apply.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

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36 minute drive

Brightlingsea Beach

A wonderful sandy stretch and current holder of a Blue Flag Award.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

Where to stay in Essex

After your incredible days out exploring all that the local area has to offer, you’ll want an equally exciting and beautifully-set base to unwind in. Mersea Island Holiday Park is the perfect base to sit back and relax in, with each of our accommodation options offering the perfect place to unwind in between your adventures.

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