The Thorndon Countryside Centre is situated in Thorndon Country Park. There are some fantastic walks through ancient woodland and historic deer parks which. Thorndon park itself is beautiful and I would rate 5*, plenty of walks, lots of trails Essex. Reviewed September 21, South Thorndon dog agility trail. Colourful woodlands, birdlife, open parkland, fishing and family attractions like the Gruffalo trail make Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood, a destination.
Thorndon Country Park has acres of tranquil woodlands and open park space perfect for exploring the great outdoors. It's also home to the famous Gruffalo. The Thorndon Countryside Centre is situated in Thorndon Country Park. There are some fantastic walks through ancient woodland and historic deer parks which. Colourful woodlands, birdlife, open parkland, fishing and family attractions like the Gruffalo trail make Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood, a destination.
Thorndon Country Park has acres of tranquil woodlands and open park space perfect for exploring the great outdoors. It's also home to the famous Gruffalo. The Thorndon Countryside Centre is situated in Thorndon Country Park. There are some fantastic walks through ancient woodland and historic deer parks which. Thorndon Hall, Thorndon Park, Ingrave, Brentwood, Essex. Country House Apartments and Cottages in a Georgian Palladian Mansion. History, Information.
Thorndon North Thorndon thorndon acres of beautiful woods and park with meadows and ponds. Cycle hire essex also available on site. It's an ideal place for thorndon visits as well as spotting wildlife. The Childerditch area is particularly good for birds and butterflies, whilst Mill Wood has fine displays of spring flowers. Discover essex magic of thhorndon Deep Dark Wood with the self-led Gruffalo trail, searching for the amazing hand-crafted characters thorndon the way. The Gruffalo Trail takes about 45 minutes.
Get your map from essex Countryside Centre in Thorndon North - opens at 9. Please keep essex on a lead and wear wellies! The shop sells cards, gifts, jams, wildlife books, pocket-money toys and Gruffalo-themed merchandise.
The tearoom serves hot and oark refreshments like sandwiches, ice cream, snacks and drinks. Thorndon South The open parkland at Thorndon South is busy with families enjoying picnics.
Take in views across countryside as far as Canary Wharf or fly a kite on one of its many hills. Our obstacle course for dogs involves jumps, ramps, park, hoops and more - all with instructions.
It's a fun way to park their training. You'll find the dog activity trail along the edge and bottom of the picnic field. You can fish at Old Hall Pond with a day thorndon, available thorndon the Rangers that patrol the lakes, from thorneon all year round. You must have an Environment Agency rod licence and no thorndon than two rods. Fishing rules are on the noticeboard by the lake. Plan route using Google maps. Disabled parking is available on site.
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Libby wrote a review Nov From the Gruffalo trail to lovely food served up at the Brentwood north cafe and the shop. Also fantastic trails for walking. Circular from north to south ends and variable landscapes such as open fields, deep woods, water …. Read more. Date of experience: November Helpful Share.
Mina S wrote a review Nov A great place to have a relaxing walk. Easy parking, plenty of space to explore, I feel very safe and comfortable walking there. If I was to suggest one thing to improve it would be the accessibility of the coffee shop, if I'm on my own I can not and will not leave my dogs ….
Brentwood, United Kingdom 15 contributions 1 helpful vote. Thornton Country Park is a wonderful place, so much to see and do especially for the children , it gives lots of scope and things for the children to explore. Victoria B wrote a review Nov I always pay for parking here, was a complete …. Date of experience: October Vicky wrote a review Oct Horse trip goers.
Me and my son went as we can take the horses here. The track all the way round was lovely and dry. Most of the trail signs on where to go had rotten and fallen down so that was a little confusing at time. Let our educational Rangers release your imagination and creativity in an outdoor classroom. We also design bespoke learning activities with the new National Curriculum in mind.
If there is a topic you want to cover, we can help - call There are many tasks volunteers can get involved in, such as clearing invasive species, construction and restoring ponds. Contact Friends of Thorndon to join a great team. Discover the magic of the Deep Dark Wood with this self-led trail searching for the amazing hand-crafted carvings of Gruffalo characters.
This trail helps children understand our native woodland and see it as a welcoming place. It takes about 45 minutes to complete. Grab a map for 70p from the Countryside Centre - opens at 9am - keep dogs on a lead and wear wellies!
Pick up a leaflet in the Countryside Centre. We have short, medium and long fixed orienteering courses designed by local club, Havoc Orienteering. Our obstacle course for dogs involves jumps, ramps, tunnels, hoops and more, all with instructions - a fun way to embed their training. You can fish at Old Hall Pond in Thorndon South, with a day ticket from the Rangers that patrol the lakes, from 8am until 30 minutes before park closing, all year round.
You must have an Environment Agency rod licence and no more than two rods. Fishing rules are on the noticeboard by the lake. Open summer 9am until 5pm, winter am until dusk, the Countryside Centre is jointly owned and managed by Essex Wildlife Trust.
The shop sells cards, bird food and feeders, gifts, jams and chutneys, wildlife books, pocket-money toys and Gruffalo-themed merchandise. There is also an information display area for local events and conservation-related topics. The tearoom serves hot and cold light refreshments such as sandwiches, ice cream, crisps, cakes and drinks. Thorndon Country Park.
Overview Activities Facilities Back To Places Thorndon Country Park has acres of diverse habitats, managed for its precious wildlife and many visitors. Thorndon North The tranquil woodlands of Thorndon North surround the beautiful Childerditch pond and attract many migrant and over-wintering birds such as bramblings, siskins and redpolls.