Looking for an excuse to venture out in your new Citroen with the family? With activities in abundance here in Essex, we cover the best drives for you and your Citroen to enjoy!
1. Mersea Island
Cut off from the mainland during high tide, Mersea Island is definitely top of our list for exploring. Famous for its oyster fishing and seafood restaurants, there’s plenty of things to explore on the island.
Follow the River Colne down to Mersea Island and explore the beaches, Cudmore Grove Country Park and array of pubs and restaurants the island has to offer.
It’s the perfect mini adventure for you and your Citroen!
2. Epping Forest
This corner of Essex is definitely worth a visit in your Citroen. Steeped in history, character and green spaces, Epping Forest is the perfect place for you and your family to explore.
Embrace the outdoors, soak up the history or unwind in the local cafés. Once you’re all adventured out, why not relax in the fantastic Farmhouse Restaurant? Delivering tasty lunches and dinner feasts, this family-run restaurant is a must for the family after exploring the delightful Epping forest.
3. Hedingham Castle
The beautiful 900-year-old Norman Castle is surrounded by 160 acres of picturesque gardens and is certainly an iconic landmark in Essex.
Split into two main properties – The Norman Keep and the Georgian House, there’s plenty for you and the family to explore.
Venture down on one of their exciting activity days to delve into the history of the castle or simply take a stroll around the stunning gardens.
Why not pop into The Old Moot House Restaurant on your way back? Catering for everyone, it’s the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring with your Citroen!
There you have it! If you’re looking for things to do in Essex this weekend then this guide is the perfect answer. Pack your picnic and enjoy the adventure in your new Citroen.