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                A child getting their face painted.


We have a great selection of activities available at Mersea Island. From the little’uns to the big kids, there’s something for everyone!

Activities at Mersea Island

Our stunning Mersea Island is not an activities park, however we understand that just sometimes instead of floating into relaxation on your secluded beach that you just may want to add a bit of adventure into your holiday with an activity.

To ensure our guests all get an opportunity to book activities and experiences, we have implemented a 21-day advance booking. Please note to make sure you get the best enhanced experience a charge will apply on some of our activities.

We do our best to provide a great programme for all, however please note our activities and entertainment offering is seasonal, runs during selected months only and is subject to change. Please check our Seasonal Opening Times for more information.

Please note: All under 13s must be accompanied by an adult at all times and under 5s must have 1:1 supervision.

Arts and Crafts

Pottery Painting

Get ready to unleash your inner Picasso and paint a unique souvenir from your holiday that you can take home. Whether you're a creative genius or a first-time painter, this is your chance to create a masterpiece.

From £8.50
Ages 1+

Glitter Globes

Add some sparkle to your day and shake things up in this glittery workshop where you can create your own magical, shimmering world inside a globe.

*One item per ticket. All guests must have an adult in the activity space. Under 5s are welcome with direct 1:1 adult supervision but may find it too tricky for little hands.

From £8.50
Ages 3+*

Tie-Dye Madness

Keep up with the latest fashion trends by learning the art of tie-dye and creating a funky t-shirt that you can wear during and after your holiday! You will be taught how to make different patterns with the dye and with various colours to choose from, not one will be the same.

From £9.00
Ages 3+

Slime Workshop

It's slime time! Get ready for a gooey, squishy adventure, using basic science to make your very own slime masterpiece. Perfect for kids and kids-at-heart!

From £10.00
Ages 5+

Shaving Foam Marble Art

A very messy craft session! Be prepared to get your hands messy as we use shaving cream and watercolours to create a beautiful marble picture. Using black card and your imagination, you'll then turn your marble art into a fantastic silhouette picture worthy of showing off!

From £7.50
Ages 3+


Superhero Academy

Create your very own superhero as it's time to don your capes and unleash your superpowers.

From £10.00
Ages 3+

Fairy Academy

Magic and enchantment await. Sprinkle some fairy dust, don your sparkliest wings, and step into a world where imagination takes flight.

From £9.50
Ages 3+


Disc Golf

A unique twist on traditional golf, combining the challenge of aim with the excitement of a frisbee.

For safety reasons, a closed toe form of shoe must be worn. Sandals, flip flops, sliders, crocs etc cannot be worn when participating in this session. 

From £8.00
Ages 8+

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