What's on inHockley


Welcome to Hockley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hockley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Hockley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Hockley

Tourist Attractions


Adventure Island

There is a magical not‐so‐far away land where you can ride upon dragons, be sucked into a Vortex, come face to face with Beelzee Bob, ride the rapids on the Raging River, witness the fury of the Paraoh, in fact everyday a new magical adventure.We are easy to…

Barleylands Farm

Here at Barleylands we love bringing families together to learn, play and have fun. The Farm Park has stacks of family fun including outdoor and indoor play areas, bouncy pillow, animal barns, new for 2020 Nocturnal and Exotics House, speedway, farming museum and the amazing Imperial Birds Of…

Sealife Adventure

There's so much to sea New displays throughout 2004 There is no greater advenutre than the one that takes place beneath our seas and oceans on our beautiful blue planet. The amazing diversity of creatures that live beneath the waves is truly amazing and many…

Kids Kingdom

Kids Kingdom has approximately 8,000 square feet of play including a 14 foot vertical drop slide and our own 14 foot JELLY MOUNTAIN as well as obstacle course climbs and run.And a dedicated pre‐school area which has soft play and small twist slides. We have a fully equipped…

Southend Pier

After passing through the award winning new Pier entrance, take a bracing walk, or ride on the Pier train, along the worlds longest pleasure pier. Enjoy extensive and unique views of the Thames Estuary coastline.Why not try fishing, or bird watching. Take a moment to discover the various…

Hyde Hall Gardens

RHS Garden Hyde Hall was donated to the Society in 1993. Nearly 40 years of work has brought it from a windswept hill with just six mature trees, to the present day Garden of 24 acres. The Garden contains the National Collection of Viburnum and an attractive plantsman's…

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