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Good afternoon walk

Great for young children lots of area to explore and discover. Cafe with seating area a little... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Braintree, United Kingdom
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Great adventure for kids of all ages.

Lots for kids and big kids to do, and not overly protective, there is some danger in some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ben p
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“play equipment”(42 reviews)
“all ages”(56 reviews)
“open space”(11 reviews)
Great Notley Country Park covers some 100 acres of open space, which is managed for the benefit of wildlife and the community. The site was formerly arable farmland and has been transformed into a mixture of wetland and open grassland. Each of these...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Great Notley, Braintree CM77 7FS, England
+44 333 013 2900
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All reviews play equipment all ages open space dog walkers great for kids country park nice cafe fresh air on site few hours lovely place year olds plenty of space on arrival play area coffee shop high ropes
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great for young children lots of area to explore and discover. Cafe with seating area a little expensive but cosy and lovely staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots for kids and big kids to do, and not overly protective, there is some danger in some of the play installations. (saw my two flung from an overzealous round about with much laughter all around) Can happily waste an afternoon here

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ben p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open space kids will love it can rake bikes, and play on the many many areas set up around the discovery park. Don’t forget the Dogs 🐶 all welcome.. And a lovely Tea Room. Good parking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TINA19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at the park in June on my tour of the uk. I got an ice cream from the lovley cafe and proceeded to walk around. however at the top of the park i came across a wooded area and i climbed up and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thalysSiemens
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

This is a good place for a family day out, with a large play area for the kids. Plenty of walks around the lakes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johnathan S
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Amazed how much is here for everyone age , and most of it is FREE , brilliant places to take the children; to wear them out , highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Despite much recent rain, it was not as muddy as usual, perhaps the paths have been upgraded. There certainly seemed to be a lot more play equipment for the children to play on (and lots of adults do too), and it seems that they have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Freddyminster
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place with so much to do for everyone of all ages. A great place for summer walks or muddy puddles making it enjoyable what ever the weather. The different equipment is varied and fun. Give it a go :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hollyncharlie
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Great for everyone, My only big moan is there is a charge for parking which I totally think is wrong.im lucky as I live very near so don’t have to use my car. The cafe I think is reasonably priced,which was a great surprise and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jenn N
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We went over to get some exercise on the wheelchair accessible walks. Unfortunately, the layout is not at all accessible to wheelchair users who are on their own, and quite difficult even if they are with someone to help them up the hills, etc. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy L
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6 August 2018|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Lots of open space there and a great field type space opposite the visitor centre so the loo's will be handy too!
6 August 2018|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Up to 30 minutes £1 Up to 1 hour £2.20 Up to 2 hours £3.50 Up to 3 hours £5 Over 3 hours £6.50
4 August 2018|
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Response from Dandiedo | Reviewed this property |
Lots of parking which I think started at £3.50 for 3 or 4 hours. I don’t think it’s unreasonable given that it’s such a brilliant park.