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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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family day out

has a nice play area suitable for all ages and there is a nice nature walk. Also a train ride... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helen S
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Decent park for the holidays

Decent park and has a marina lots to do here and free to go can't knock it and it's always clean... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Reviewed 2 days ago

has a nice play area suitable for all ages and there is a nice nature walk. Also a train ride suitable for younger kids. During the school holidays they have bounce days with inflatables for all ages.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decent park and has a marina lots to do here and free to go can't knock it and it's always clean. As a family we've been there often.

Thank hairyspaniard
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here first time at the weekend with a large group of us. Really good playground with a lot to do with the kids and all the swings and play frames were in very good condition. Beautiful park. Nice open space for the dogs to...More

Thank nevereverland
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent playground and park for the kids its brillant for a walk for your dog lovely friendly people

Thank craziejojo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us visited Wat Tyler country park. The group included two 3 year olds and 2 six year olds. The playground catered for both age groups! We played for quite a while then walked around the park. There are woodlands and open ground...More

Thank CandAontour
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met some friends here one Sunday - 6 kids between us ranging from 2-7. Lovely play park, play equipment appropriate for a wide range of ages. Train wasn't running unfortunately. Coffee, ice cream etc available. Went for a nice walk. Only downside was the...More

Thank sashapet_02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Created on the site of a wartime munitions factory, the park has a trail linking the remains, with information boards for the historically curious. Children are catered for by an impressive play park, and the Visitor Centre contains a café. Unfortunately, the park is in...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away on the estuary is this peaceful Country Park with open spaces and lots to do with the children. From a large play area for the kids to a reasonably priced small train that does a circuit of the whole park it's well worth...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely place to enjoy a walk, listen to and watch the wildlife and have a cup of tea, although found the canteen a bit overpriced and food not that great. service was very good. toliets especially disabled quite smelly due to unchanged bin.

Thank Sooboo73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing I like about Watt Tyler is it's eclectic mix there is stuff for children as well as adults, there are paths that a wheelchair and buggy friendly which go to hides to spot some wildlife. My only gripe as always is why...More

Thank Tad666
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Ron S
18 January 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
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
i beleive the park caters for all ages
Debbie H
24 July 2016|
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Response from Maggie vk | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's running from 11.30 to 4.00 and is £2.50 Adult and £1.50 child. Hope this helps xx