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Wat Tyler Country Park

Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 (0)1268 550 088
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Basildon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Owner description: 125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature... more » Owner description: 125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an adventure playground for the children. « less
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Nice country park,cafe is clean with friendly staff.lots of historical info boards.and hidden areas to explore.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Plenty of variety at the playground for 6 & 8 year olds. Clean and safe. Picnic tables available. the restaurant also serves good food. Plenty of parking.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Go to wat Tyler a lot with my dog really nice on a sunny day lots of mums with there kids enjoying the safe play area and my dog loves it gets lots of fuss made of her always get an ice cream at the stall near the river before I come home one of the good things that Basildon... More

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Essex, uk
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very informative and fun. Able to interact and ask questions. After we went to the park and to the cafe which was reasonably priced.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Watt tyler is a large open area great for families, and for keeping children of all ages amused, what better than popping in to the Horse sanctuary next door,they are doing an amazing job with over 50 horses that have been saved,also a couple of pigs and two large goats, and for only £5 you can have a child "groom... More

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Kidderminster
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Free large and varied play area/park and huge space to venture around.Go and explore further afield on the road in as there is an area with all sorts of bugs and spiders to be seen under a microscope where the mini train is caught.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Wat Tyler Park is a great place to go. Good parking, which is free, take a picnic or there are places to eat inside and out. Excellent play area for the kids. Train which takes you round the park or you can get off at a couple of stops. Walk along the river or just explore the vast open spaces.... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great park with extensive free playground facilities for all ages of children, Activity sessions and guided tours not very well signposted - notice in the centre said 'not today' but on the barn was an advert to sign up at the centre. Once booked it was worth it. Free parking, plenty of space and separate areas for walks; picnics etc.... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Excellent park, Lots for the kids to do... Not many seating areas though is the only downside to it.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great place to take kids for picnic, good play park with lots apparatus. Need to have more benches in actual centre of park for the grandparents and pregnant mums to watch the children on apparatus though as the seating area is too far away. Nice little woodland area to play in too. Good train ride although I felt it was... More

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