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Great Outdoors for a day out

Great space and facilities for both kids and adults, Car park a little expensive unless you spend... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alessandra D
Great family day out

Great location to spend the day with family especially with younger children. Plenty of large open... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
golfaben
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“play equipment”(39 reviews)
“all ages”(50 reviews)
“open space”(9 reviews)
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Great Notley Country Park covers some 100 acres of open space, which is managed for the benefit of wildlife and the community. The site was formerly arable farmland and has been transformed into a mixture of wetland and open grassland. Each of these...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Notley, Braintree CM77 7FS, England
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+44 333 013 2900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great space and facilities for both kids and adults, Car park a little expensive unless you spend all day in the park.

Thank Alessandra D
Reviewed 1 week ago

its a nice open park, nice and clean considering the very distinct lack of bins. lots for the kids to do. you have to pay to park but its free to enter the park.

Thank RichardH2635
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to spend the day with family especially with younger children. Plenty of large open spaces to play in as well as parks and play areas. There is a sky ropes adventure course available at extra cost and subject to booking. Car park is...More

Thank golfaben
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here now about 5 times. Today was great kids love it and worth 45 mintue drive. So much to do for all ages and safe. We bring packed lunch. Small cafe and toilets fine. £6.50:to park 5 hours but 3 of us paid...More

Thank 70tara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only price you need to pay is a parking fee. All the activities on the activity walk are free. Most created from wood and rope. Well maintained, there is something fun for every age 1 - 100 and taste. Musical treats, balancing, bouncing, swinging,...More

Thank beanbag2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my son (aged 3) and we absolutely loved it. There is a small walk to the park from the car park but once there, you are met with a small water activity area which was perfect as it was a fairly...More

Thank Ashkes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a lovely day cycling to Gt Notley Country Park. There are lovely walks and greens. Lots of places for children to play and run around. There is only one toilet and that is at the centre which is quite far away. They could...More

Thank Braintree49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here twice now with my 2 children (7&6) and inlaws as they live near here so come when visiting. The fact that you only pay for parking is nice however be prepared to queue at the end of the day as they...More

1  Thank CaJo1117
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Activities for the children are brilliant, though I thought activities were a bit spaced out between each one.However the grandchildren had a good time,!We had a lovely walk around the lake. Plenty of bins for dogs but not picnic waste ,and I think a few...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The activities here are brilliant and top marks to the staff in the cafe who refill children's water bottles free but - 1)The coffee is not expensive but absolutely vile (I poured my completely flat 'cappuccino' away), 2)There are no bins so rubbish is strewn...More

Thank Jenny W
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trickytrees2013
6 August 2018|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Lots of open space there and a great field type space opposite the visitor centre so the loo's will be handy too!
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paulynelove123
6 August 2018|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Up to 30 minutes £1 Up to 1 hour £2.20 Up to 2 hours £3.50 Up to 3 hours £5 Over 3 hours £6.50
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Joanne B
4 August 2018|
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Response from Dandiedo | Reviewed this property |
Lots of parking which I think started at £3.50 for 3 or 4 hours. I don’t think it’s unreasonable given that it’s such a brilliant park.
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