Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood

4.3
#1 of 8 in Parks in Brentwood
Take a stroll through the woods and open spaces of Thorndon Country Park. Kids will love the Gruffalo trail, with sculptures of characters from popular children's book scattered along the paths. You will find plenty of other walking, cycling, and horseback-riding trails throughout the park, taking you past tranquil ponds, picnic areas, and viewpoints where you can see all the way to Canary Wharf. Orienteering courses also crisscross the park. After enjoying the fresh air, stop by the cafe or shop and tearoom for some refreshments. Put Thorndon Country Park into our Brentwood trip itinerary planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Brentwood.
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  • Nice for a little walk. We walked from south to North and back again. Easy to follow trail and you can choose from hills and forest. Also a nice cafe.  more »
  • An enjoyable place to conduct a country walk. There's the Gruffalo Trail for young children at the North Visitor Centre, but it is also worth following the extensive trails to see what you can discove...  more »
  • Lovely place to visit, we always take the kids here, there is plenty of space for everyone never seems to get to busy on sunny days, the kids enjoy the great outdoors and always ask to come here, love...  more »
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  • A lovely safe park. Ideal for families, dogs, cyclists and horses. You can do things near the car parks or centres, or go further afield to a variety of different landscapes including views over the Thames towards Kent.
  • Some brilliant walks for the family. Only issue is the lack of phone signal. So watch out if your leaving by taxi and you need to book one back by your phone.
  • Excellent place to run wild as a child or adult. Great atmosphere , great walks, peaceful when not busy.
  • A gruffolo trail which is lovely for youngsters. Cafe and nice toilets. Camps made from logs and hidden trails. Great for dog walking too
  • Lovely place for the family, especially the kids. Lovely small gruffalo trail just right for little kids. Good facilities in centre.

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