The best things to do during
OCTOBER HALF TERM '20
Things To Do
Keep the kids entertained (and on your side) during October half-term 2020 in Essex with our pick of the counties best family activities and events over the school holidays.
Whether it's with teenagers or toddlers, pack your Essex October half-term holiday or staycation with fun activities, Halloween events and unique experiences.
There are so many things to do over half-term in Essex, that you can easily fill the whole break: our family-friendly resort is a great base camp helping you plan your visit.
Our lovely Sales Manager Jill has done some serious digging. Here are her top suggestions with appropriate social-distancing and safety measures in place, so you can bond with the kids in a safe environment...
Chelmsford is the second location for the No.1 Escape Room in Essex. You and your team will have 60 minutes to solve puzzles, crack codes and escape. Three different Escape Room themes to choose from. Can you and your family escape?
Jump Street trampoline park is a world where the wall becomes the floor, a slam-dunk is within your grasp and the rules of gravity no longer apply. It’s packed with lots of things to do with kids and the family including an awesome Open Jump arena, Slam-dunk, Dodge ball court and the first Wall trampoline introduced in the UK.
Colchester Climbing Project is a brand-new bouldering centre in Colchester offering 440m2 of climbing for adults and children from beginners to seasoned climbers. They offer an introduction to bouldering classes, ongoing coaching options and much more.
Focussing on Hollywood blockbusters, independent cinema and everything in-between, the boutique-styled venue offers an “intimate” cinema experience. Tailor made settees adorn five cinema rooms, all of different size, equipped with state-of-the-art projectors and high spec sound systems.
RHS Hyde Hall
Escape outside this autumn and enjoy family days out at Hyde Hall with beautiful open spaces, amazing autumn colour and woodland to explore. You’ll find space to play and run free, beautiful gardens packed with plants from around the world and woodland to explore, all while surrounded by fantastic views of the Essex countryside.