City Bowl Chelmsford

My children at city bowl Chelmsford

City Bowl is now the only place to bowl in Chelmsford since the larger bowling centre shit down. It is located near the university to north of the city. Bowling at City Bowl Chelmsford City Bowl isn’t very large but is clean and attractive. There is a good range of bowling balls including enough lighter … Read more

Kendrick’s Kingdom Soft Play

Kendrick’s Kingdom Soft play

Kendrick’s Kingdom is the soft play located inside Jump Street trampoline park in Chelmsford. Despite being housed there it is a full sized soft play centre aimed at ages 0-10. The Soft Play Frame at Kendrick’s Kingdom  There is a small baby area at the front of the main play frame which is completely enclosed … Read more

Boat Trips from Papermill Lock

A Weir on the Chelmer River Boat Trip

Papermill Lock is in Little Baddow, to the east of Chelmsford City. It is home to a tearoom and is the starting point for a boat trip in Chelmsford on the River Chelmer. The Boat Trips Boat Trips run on the River Chelmer most days between Good Friday and the end of September, subject to … Read more

Essex Police Museum

Visiting The Essex Police Museum

The Essex Police Museum is located at the Essex Police Headquarters, in Gainsborough Crescent, just off Sandford Road. The museum itself will be of most interest to primary school aged children but they also host sessions specific to toddlers and preschoolers. It isn’t a large museum and probably only needs about an hour to visit. … Read more

Mace Playce Soft Play Centre

Riding a Cosy Coupe at Mace Playce Chelmsford

Mace Playce is the biggest soft play in Chelmsford. It’s located in the industrial area to the north of a Chelmer Village, across the street from B&Q. Mace Playce has two play frames, one for babies and toddlers and one for older children. You can’t see one from the other because of the size of … Read more

Natural Foundations

Natural Foundations Chelmsford

Natural Foundations Chelmsford is now located in Blackmore Road in Highwood, the pictures in the post were taken at a range of Natural Foundations’ previous locations. Natural Foundations welcome children of any age. If you think your child will enjoy it, you are welcome. I’ve been taking my children since they were toddlers, I last … Read more

Jump Street Chelmsford

Jumping at jump street Chelmsford

Jump Street Trampoline Park Chelmsford is located in the industrial area to the North of Chelmer Village. There is also a Jump Street Trampoline Park in Colchester but we’ll be focussing on the Chelmsford site. What Age of Children will Enjoy Jump Street? Jump Street Chelmsford doesn’t have a minimum age but any child who … Read more

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir is located in South Hanningfield, on the border of Chelmsford and Billericay. It is a reservoir and nature reserve run by The Essex Wildfire Trust and Essex and Suffolk Water. It is a site of special scientific interest. A playground was added at the Waterside park end of the reservoir in 2019. Hanningfield … Read more