Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park
Mucking Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 0RN
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Beautiful Butterflies

It’s the Big Butterfly Count! Join us in taking part in this event and spot as many butterflies as you can in our magical meadow. Make a butterfly craft to take home with you. Drop in event, £4 per child, aimed at children 4+. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 26 Jul

£4 per child

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Bushcraft

Join us at TTNP to have a go at putting up a simple shelter, making a fire and toasting marshmallows. Donation £6 per child, booking essential, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 22 Aug

Donation £6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 26 Aug

Donation £6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Dinosaur Adventure

Come to the park for a dinosaur adventure. Enjoy an afternoon of hunting for dinosaurs and making dinosaur crafts. Please come dressed for doing outdoor activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 donation per child, £4 per sibling. Activities suitable for children over 4 years. Booking and donation in…

Tue 22 Aug

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Dinosaur Adventure

Come to the park for a dinosaur adventure. Enjoy an afternoon of hunting for dinosaurs and making dinosaur crafts. Please come dressed for doing outdoor activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 donation per child, £4 per sibling. Activities suitable for children over 4 years. Booking and donation in…

Fri 1 Sep

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Dinosaur Crafts

Have a go at some dinosaur craft activities here at Thameside Nature Park. Crafts to include gliders and wooden kits (subject to availability). Booking essential for this event, donation £3 per child. Children must be accompanied, this is a self-led event. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 31 Jul

£3 donation per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Dinosaur Trail

Come and follow our dinosaur trail around the park at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park – how many dinosaur clues can you find? Drop in any time between 11am – 3pm and pick up a trail guide from the Visitor Centre for £1. Suitable for children aged 4+ People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 14 Aug

£1 per trail

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Mon 28 Aug

£1 per trail

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Estuary Extavaganza

To tie in with our ‘Artistry of the Estuary’ Event, join us at Thurrock Thameside to discover the creatures that call our estuary home. Included in the price, get a trail guide to our schools art trail and make your own mini wave artwork. Booking essential. Suitable for ages 4+. £6 per child, £4 for siblings. People…

Fri 18 Aug

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Estuary Extravaganza

To tie in with our ‘Artistry of the Estuary’ Event, join us at Thurrock Thameside to discover the creatures that call our estuary home. Included in the price, get a trail guide to our schools art trail and make your own mini wave artwork. Booking essential. Suitable for ages 4+. £5 per child People with limited…

Mon 7 Aug

£5 donation per child

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Fairy Gardens

Follow a trail, create miniature fairy gardens and a make wand to take home. £6 donation per child, £4 for siblings. Age guide 4 years+ People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 19 Aug

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Kids Art Class (Week 1)

Join local artist Jane Lock for this art class especially for kids! We are running this event for 4 weeks – this is week 1. Booking essential as places are limited, suitable for ages 5+, all children must be accompanied. £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 13 Aug

£6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Kids Art Class (Week 2)

Join local artist Jane Lock for this art class especially for kids! We are running this event for 4 weeks – this is week 2. Booking essential as places are limited, suitable for ages 5+, all children must be accompanied. £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 20 Aug

£6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Kids Art Class (Week 3)

Join local artist Jane Lock for this art class especially for kids! We are running this event for 4 weeks – this is week 3. Booking essential as places are limited, suitable for ages 5+, all children must be accompanied. £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 27 Aug

£6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Kids Art Class (Week 4)

Join local artist Jane Lock for this art class especially for kids! We are running this event for 4 weeks – this is week 4. Booking essential as places are limited, suitable for ages 5+, all children must be accompanied. £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 3 Sep

£6 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Marine Trail

Follow our marine themed trail around the park and see how many marine creatures you can discover. No need to book, self-led trail, pick up a map from the visitor centre for £1. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 25 Jul

£1 per trail

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Marine Trail

Follow our marine themed trail around the park and see how many marine creatures you can discover. No need to book, self-led trail, pick up a map from the visitor centre for £1. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 1 Aug

£1 per trail

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Tue 15 Aug

£1 per trail

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Minibeast Madness

Discover the different minibeasts that call Thurrock Thameside their home and make a Minibeast craft to take home with you. £6 per child. Suitable for children 4yrs +. Booking essential. Photo credit: Matthew Roberts People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 28 Jul

£6 per child, £4 for additional siblings

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Nature Detectives

Can you solve our nature mysteries? Come to the park and have a go at being a nature detective! £6 per child, £4 for siblings. Advanced booking and payment essential, suitable for children age 4+ People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 23 Aug

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Pirate Crafts

Oohh arrrhh me hearties! Why not come to Thameside Nature Park and have a go at some pirate crafts?! Crafts to include mini treasure boxes, pirate ships and masks (subject to availability). Booking is essential for this event, donation £5 per child. Children must be accompanied, this is a self-led event. People with…

Fri 4 Aug

£5 donation per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Pirates And Mermaids

Dive into our marine event and find out what amazing creatures lurk beneath the waves. Go on a treasure hunt and make some magical marine crafts to take home with you. Booking essential. £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 2 Aug

£6 per child, £4 for additional siblings

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Pond Dipping

Discover what lurks beneath the water in our pond. Drop in session, no need to book. Park at the bottom car park and follow signs to the pond. £4 per child, suitable for ages 4+. Photo credit:Amy Lewis People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 4 Aug

£4 per child

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Scrapbook Safari

Join us on a wander around the park as we collect beautiful natural resources, then make your own scrapbook back at the centre using what we’ve found. Booking essential, suitable for ages 4+, £6 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 9 Aug

£6 per child

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Space!

Come along to TTNP to learn all about space, stars and planets. Make your own rockets! Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 24 Jul

Donation £5 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Wed 16 Aug

Donation £5 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Super Science Experiments

Join us for an afternoon of crazy science experiments! Suitable for ages 4 and above. £6 per child, £4 for additional siblings. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 25 Aug

£6 per child, £4 for additional siblings

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Super Science Experiments

Join us for an afternoon of crazy science experiments! Suitable for ages 4 and above. £6 per child, £4 for additional siblings. Booking essential, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 2 Sep

£6 per child, £4 for additional siblings

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Twilight Safari

Bring your torch to explore the wildlife that comes out at twilight at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park. Suitable for 8 years +. All children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 per person. Please come dressed for the weather. Advanced booking and payment essential People with limited mobility please contact organiser in…

Tue 29 Aug

£6 per person

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Fri 1 Sep

£6 per person

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Under 5's Dinosaurs

An event especially for the under 5's. Follow our dinosaur trail - will you find them all? There will also be a craft activity and story. Booking essential for this event, donation £5 per child, under 18 months free. Children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 23 Aug

Donation £5 per child, under 18 months free

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Under 5's Mini-Beasts

An event especially for the under 5's. Search for mini-beasts and here at Thameside Nature Park. There will also be a craft activity and story. Booking essential for this event, donation £5 per child. Children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 25 Jul

Donation £5 per child

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Under 5's Under The Sea

An event especially for the under 5's. Search for mini-beasts and here at Thameside Nature Park. There will also be a craft activity and story. Booking essential for this event, donation £5 per child, under 18 months free. Children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 10 Aug

Donation £5 per child, under 18 months free

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Wild Crafts

Come down to the centre to make some really wild crafts! Drop in session, no need to book. £4 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 16 Aug

£4 per child

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wild Superheroes

Test your super powers through outdoor games and challenges and discover the many wildlife super heroes there are. Come along in your favourite Super Hero outfit and make a super hero craft to take home. Age Guide 3-7 years. £6 donation in advance per child siblings £4. People with limited mobility please contact…

Tue 8 Aug

£6 donation in advance per child siblings £4

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Zoologist For A Day

A day of sweep-netting, bug-hunting, bird watching pond-dipping with time for a picnic lunch (please bring picnics with you!) For ages 4+. Booking essential. £6 per child People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 11 Aug

£6 per child, £4 for additional siblings

  • 10:30 – 14:00

Zoologist For A Day

A day of sweep-netting, bug-hunting, bird watching and more with time for a picnic lunch (please bring picnics with you!) For ages 4+. Booking essential. £6 per child People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 30 Aug

£6 per child

  • 10:30 – 14:00

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