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The Essex Splash Pad Guide


Are you looking for somewhere to COOL DOWN in Essex? As temperatures in Essex start to rise, you may be looking for somewhere to cool down. We have a guide to kid friendly splash pads in Essex. Here you will find fantastic splash pads across Essex including in Harlow, Brentwood and Southend-on-Sea.


If you are looking for more great days out take a look at our list of popular days out in Essex


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📍Hartswood Pavilion

King Georges Playing Fields

Ingrave Road

Brentwood

CM13 5AW


The Brentwood Splash Park is is open! You can find water jets, fountains, sidewinders, directional jets and cylinder spray at the King George's Playing Fields Splash Pad. The Splash Pad at King Georges Playing Fields opens when the weather is over 15 degrees. Sessions run between 10am and 3pm. Sessions must be prebooked. All sessions are 25 minutes long. Children £4.50 Adults Free.


King Georges Splash Park opened for the season in May 2024! Sessions are available on selected weekday and weekends. Book Here 

King Georges Brentwood Splash Park
King Georges Brentwood Splash Park

The Splash Pad is next to the large playground, which was revamped in 2022. The playground has so much equipment suitable for toddlers to teenagers.



Beachside Fountains - Jubilee Beach NOW OPEN!

📍Jubilee Beach

Southend-on-Sea

SS1 2EN

There are water fountains at Jubilee Beach in Southend-on-Sea. The Southend Water Fountains are a great FREE way to cool off. The fountains are located at City Beach in central Southend. The fountains are close to lots of family favourite Southend attractions including Adventure Island, the Sealife Centre, Adventure Inside, Southend Pier and the many classic seaside arcades.


The fountains are a permanent attraction!


There is also a small play area on the beach close by, suitable for primary children. Read More about the playground at Jubilee Beach HERE.


There are several playgrounds close to the beach in Southend - check out the below post to find everything you need to know about beach side playgrounds in Southend-on-Sea.



📍Pavillion Water Park

Clacton

CO15 1PT


The Waterpark at Clacton Pavilion looks brilliant! The splash park has a pirate theme. You can find climbing frames, slides, water spray and bucketfuls of water fun. The water park is open all week, sessions 10am - 12pm, 12 - 1.30pm, 1.30 - 3pm, 3 - 4.30pm. You can also find adventure golf and lots of seaside attractions at the Pavilion. Peak £7.99 per person. Off Peak £4.99 per person.


The Clacton Pavillion Splash Park opens for the season on 25th May 2024! Sessions are available during the school holidays and weekends. Book Here



📍Barking Splash Pad

Barking

IG11 8SS


There is a Splash Pad in the middle of Barking Park! There are also SEN sessions.

Sessions are 90 minutes long - Children £7, Under 2s FREE, Adult £4.


The Barking Splash Park opens for the season on 25th May 2024! Sessions are available during the school holidays and weekends. Book Here

Other attractions include Bounsea (giant inflatable) and the Magical Unicorn Pedalo Boats.



There is also a great playground at Barking Park! Read More about Barking Park Playground





Splash Pad - Promenade Park  OPENS 14th JUNE

📍Promenade Park

Maldon

CM9 5JQ


Prebook your 25 minute sessions via the Places Leisure Website. Adult & child under 8 £3.50, Adult & 2 children under 8 £5.75, Adult & 3 children under 8 £8.35, Child over 8 £2.50, Additional adult £1.00. Sessions run from 10am to 4pm.


Maldon Promenade Park Splash Park Pad
Maldon Promenade Park Splash Pad

The Maldon Promenade Park Splash Park opens for the season on 25th May 2024! Sessions are available during the school holidays and weekends. Book Here 


There is also a great pirate ship climbing frame close by!




Splash Pad - Grays Riverside Beach NOW OPEN!

📍Grays Riverside Beach

RM17 6JP

There is a Splash Pad at Grays Riverside Beach. Wristbands for the Splash Pad can be purchased from Lightship Cafe on the day. Check out the Lightship Cafe Facebook Page for latest opening times and any queries.


Grays Beach Riverside Park Splash Pad
Grays Beach Riverside Park Splash Pad

There is also a great play area here which is sand based. The highlight is the large pirate ship. Read more about Grays Riverside Beach Playground


Harlow Splash Pads NO CURRENT INFO FOR 2024 OPENING


There are several splash parks in Harlow - Town Park, Sumners, Bush Fair, Normal Booth, Potter Street and Staple Tye. At present all paddling pools are closed. For the most up to date information you can check the Harlow Council Website.

Did you know it is FREE to enter the farm at Harlow Town Park? Pets' Corner is a great attraction at Harlow Town Park! There is also 2 hours free parking, making this a great free day out in Essex. Read our post all about it HERE!



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