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Wat Tyler Country Park

Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Love this place. Been coming for 20 years. Very beautiful. Very educational. Highly recommend to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chanelk91
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Walk the Dog

Love this Country Park. Can leave the kids at the play area or join you whilst walking the family... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
FfsReally
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rspb centre” (14 reviews)
“train ride” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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+44 1268 550088
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"miniature railway"
in 18 reviews
"rspb centre"
in 14 reviews
"train ride"
in 14 reviews
"nice walk"
in 13 reviews
"mini train"
in 10 reviews
"children's play area"
in 9 reviews
"dog walking"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 26 reviews
"gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"boat museum"
in 7 reviews
"fresh air"
in 8 reviews
"small train"
in 6 reviews
"craft shops"
in 5 reviews
"lots of space"
in 7 reviews
"open space"
in 6 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 7 reviews
"cafe on site"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Been coming for 20 years. Very beautiful. Very educational. Highly recommend to any solo, family or couple. It welcomes everyone of all generations.

Thank chanelk91
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this Country Park. Can leave the kids at the play area or join you whilst walking the family dog. Great way to meet other like minded people. Great views, great walkways, and learn a bit of history on the way. Then finish off with...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a lovely cafe there as well as some walks starting here.The information bureau is great as is the barn with special exhibits

Thank Wendy O
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Big park with playground, woods, cafe and educational centre. Always a few Pokémon hunters as there are lots of stops and gyms!

Thank Ross L
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

There is so much here to enjoy including nature trails, play areas for children and places to sit and enjoy the outside. The cafe and welcome centre are clean and welcoming, picnic tables are available i the open air or under cover.

1  Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here a couple of times now (initially recommended by a friend) and I love the place. The park is very big, with a nice visitor centre and gift shop centrally located, and also a food stall offering some pretty decent food. There’s a...More

Thank Brad P
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Nice place to come for a walk and enjoy some country air and get some good ezcersize it's not to big and not to small just perfect

2  Thank Jelly B
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

My wife and I took a stroll around the park up to the waterfront - has changed that much since we were last there - relaxing, serene place.

1  Thank Usuzumiishi
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite places to go, whether walking the dog or entertaining children. The walks are great and the Explosives Trail is interesting for all ages. There’s great picnic and play areas for all ages. The gift centre and care are great to visit...More

1  Thank sjpaterson
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Life time experience. Good value for money and kids really enjoyed it. The scenery is great and its a peace full place.

Thank jndlovu
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mistlebear
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I know it will be £1 but not sure when it’s being introduced
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Ron S
January 17, 2017|
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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lallymau
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
i beleive the park caters for all ages
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