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What's On at Essex Parks - January

Hainault Forest Country Park, Chigwell, IG7 4QN

9th January

Join the Education Ranger for a New Year walk around Hainault Forest. See what nature the New Year brings and learn all about the Heritage of the forest. This walk will be approximately 2km in length along the footpaths of the forest. Free, booking required

14th January

Roding Valley Park

Work in partnership with Trees for Cities and plant trees along the River Roding. Times and meeting points will be confirmed in the New Year, keep an eye on the Trees for Cities website for more detail

Thameside, SS17 0RN

21st January

If you have always wanted to lie in a hammock, whittle your own stick for roasting marshmallows, strike a fire lighter, build a den or read a story in the cosy scandinavian yurt then a Family Forest Fun Day is just for you! £7 per child

Flatford Rd, East Bergholt, Colchester CO7 6UL

28th/29th January

Make a bird feeder during the Big Garden Birdwatch weekend to feed the hungry birds in your garden. Whilst you explore the garden complete our bird themed family trail. The family trail and bird feeder making costs £2.

Hainault Forest Country Park, Chigwell, IG7 4QN

29th January

Join us to learn a new skill in making forest themed arts and crafts! Suitable for children 5 to 11 years old. £5 per child

Fairlop Waters Country Park, Ilford, IG6 3HN

29th January

In celebration of the annual Big Garden Birdwatch the Nature Conservation Team are running a family friendly birdwalk. This walk is open to all ages and abilities, whether you're a complete beginner or a birding expert!

Daws Hall, CO8 5EX

29th January

See the incredible carpet of snowdrops and explore the 25 acres of riverside nature reserve and 3 acres of private garden. Entry by donation (No booking required)


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