Are you a whizz with an iron or not exactly on par? You can’t beat a round or two on a family-friendly golf course. We’ve listed places you can play adventure and mini golf in Essex. Packed full of fun for all ages.
Adventure Golf at Adventure Island, Southend
Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE
Two 9 hole courses for all the family. Cost £5 each or £7 for 2 rounds at the time of writing. You can find Adventure Golf at the far Eastern end of Adventure Island.
Arnold Palmer Mini Golf
Darlowes Green, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2ES
Arnold Palmer Mini Golf is an 18 hole crazy golf course with fun features and hazards. Reportedly, if you complete the tricky 19th hole challenge you’ll win a free game! Games cost £5 per adult and £4 per child at the time of writing.
Blake House Craft Centre Mini Golf, Braintree
Blake End, Nr Braintree, Essex CM77 6SH
Negotiate ramps, bridges, windmills and wells on this 9-hole crazy golf course. Open all year round.
Craft Centre and Maze: 01376 553146
Caddies Crazy Golf, Southend
12 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1NT
Caddies has two 9-hole courses; ‘Mulberry Thicket’ and ‘Raspberry Hawthorn’, set in a retro 70s decor with funky tunes to match! Great obstacles, including a 1.4m Mega Loop. At the time of writing cost £5pp per round on one of the 9 hole courses. Caddies is a Bar/Restaurant catered towards an adult market, however children are welcome from midday till 8pm daily. After 8pm, the venue is strictly 18+ venue.
Clacton Fun Park Adventure Golf Course
Clacton Pavilion, Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QX
An 11-hole family friendly pirate-themed adventure golf course.
01255 224 993
Dunton Hills Golf Course – Mini Golf, Brentwood
Tilbury Road, West Horndon, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3LT
In addition to the main golf course, Dunton Hills also has an 18 hole miniature golf course. This small-scale version of the Main Course played on Astroturf and is a fun course for all ages and abilities.
Glo Crazy, Harlow
1-5 Harvey Centre Approach, Harlow CM20 1HF
Glo Crazy is Essex’s first indoor Ultraviolet Crazy Golf Course! The 12-hole course features with our glow in the dark course, balls and clubs. The venue also has the largest indoor Quasar Arena in the UK, the mega popular Escape Rooms, Gamers Cage, a Photography Studio, a licensed bar, cafe, pool and arcade games. Children under 3 play for free with a paying adult.
Golfwise Mini Golf, Chelmsford
Waterhouse Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2RY
A small 9-hole crazy / mini golf course located at West Park Golf Course in Chelmsford.
Please telephone the course for more information on 01245 257682.
Jungle Rock Golf at Dovercourt Caravan Park
Low Road, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3TZ
Jungle Rock Golf is our Jungle themed 9-hole mini golf course, featuring two waterfalls and a man made lake, designed to challenge experienced golfers as well as offering family fun. Open every day from 12pm-6pm during school holidays and weekends from 10am-5pm March-October.
Mighty Claws Crazy Golf, Colchester
Bakers Lane, Colchester, Essex CO3 4AU
An 18 hole crazy golf course filled with cascading waterfalls, a stone fortress, ancient weapons and lots of animatronic dinosaurs. Course design is adopted from the owner’s children’s story, The Mighty Claws Storm A Fortress. On-site restaurant open all day, 7 days a week.
Moby Adventure Golf, Dagenham
Whalebone Lane North, Dagenham, Romford, Essex RM6 6SB
The UK’s largest Adventure Golf Course with 18-holes, a 60-metre lagoon, an 8-metre waterfall and Dagenham’s legendary sperm whale Moby Dick, this is family fun at its best. Follow the course along the lagoon in which a 24ft whale ship is berthed, putt the ball through the mouth of Moby, and be sure to watch out for Captain Ahab in the cave! Open from 10am every day. Moby Golf is fully wheelchair accessible. Special offers and children’s parties available.
020 8597 1120
Pirates Bay Golf, Maldon
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex CM9 5JQ
A 19-hole Florida style adventure golf complex in Promenade Park. Complete the tricky 19th hole challenge and win a free game! Party packages available. The Pirates Bay course is wheelchair-user friendly.
Rascal Bay Adventure to a Tee, Brentwood
Brentwood Centre, King George’s Playing Fields, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 5AE
Whether you’re a toddler, teenager, parent or a grand parent, you will laugh & enjoy your time at Rascal Bay. Designed in Sweden, the adventure encounters Pirates, Cannons, an Octopus, Snakes, Skulls, a Cannibal’s cooking pot, a crashed Jeep, Rocks, a Volcano, Dinosaurs, Waterfalls, Dinosaur Eggs, a Treasure Chest, Crocodiles and two Rafts. Family deals and children’s parties available.
Kiosk: 01277 203827
Shop: 01277 218714
Bear Creek Adventure Golf at Rivenhall Oaks Golf Centre, Witham
Forest Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2PS
Bear Creek 12-hole Adventure Golf course is suitable for all ages and packed full of challenging holes with waterfalls, raft over the creek, gold mine & more. On-site bar and restaurant. Discounts for families and groups. Open 7 days a week from 10am.