What's on inLaindon

Welcome to Laindon

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Laindon - 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 Laindon to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Laindon

Tourist Attractions

Coalhouse Fort

The Thameside Aviation Museum has been based at Coalhouse Fort since 1984 but started life many years earlier in 1974 under the name of The Essex Historical Aircraft Society with our first excavation being carried out in August 11th of that year, on Hawker Hurricane P3518 of 257…

Barleylands Farm

Barleylands Farm Centre is accessed from our large, free car park. Children of all ages can meet and feed our friendly farm animals, ride the mini tractors around the farm and let off steam in the adventure play area. Come along and visit the chicks in the hatchery,…

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve

460 acre nature reserve including former plotlands, managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust. A remaining plotland home, The Haven has been restored in 1930's style.Shop, refreshments, displays and events.Admission: Free. Donations welcome.Open: Tue‐Sun every week, plus Bank Holidays…

Ingatestone Hall

Open to the public on certain days during the summer, this 16th‐century building was built for Sir William Petre in 1558 and was visited by Elizabeth I in 1561. One of the finest Tudor mansions in the country and the seat of the present Lord Petre, it is…

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…

Weald Country Park

Weald Country Park was once a deer park and used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063.There is a deer enclosure, 500 acres of parkland, lakes and a Visitor Centre.Facilities: ‐ Toilets ‐ Picnic area ‐ Visitor centre with shop & exhibition ‐ Horse riders…

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