Some of our services have changed. Visit our coronavirus hub for the latest information and advice, including updates about Essex Record Office and The Lock Climbing Wall. Please visit these pages for updates before contacting us.
Essex Country Parks will reopen on Thursday 21 May. Please read the visitor information.
Leisure, culture and local heritage
We provide a wide range of services that seek to enhance the lives of Essex residents. To discover what Essex has to offer, see the following websites.
The country parks of Essex vary greatly from ancient woodlands, lakes and flower meadows to sandy beaches and play trails. There is lots to discover at Explore Essex with new places and bookable events.
Visit Essex is the official tourism site for Essex. Discover family days out, explore the coast, cycle trails and more.
Visit Essex Outdoors to discover a broad range of high quality programmes of outdoor experiences for individuals, families, schools, groups and businesses.
Sports, fitness and physical activities
Visit Active Essex to find sports, fitness and physical activities and events.
Young people, schools and community groups
Visit Essex Youth Service to find services for young people, schools and community groups.
Local events and activities
Visit Essex Activities to find or post a local event or activity.
Visit Essex Dance Theatre for dance classes for children, young people and adults.
Visit Essex Music Hub for music services, projects and opportunities throughout Essex schools and within the community.Print this page