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Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project

Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project

Grapnell's Farm, Creeksea Ferry Road, Wallasea Island, Essex SS4 2HD

Wallasea Island Wild Coast project is a landmark conservation and engineering scheme for the 21st century, on a scale never before attempted in the UK and the largest of its type in Europe. The aim of this project is to combat the threats from climate ...

Weald Country Park

Weald Country Park

South Weald, Brentwood, Essex CM14 5QS

The park landscape at Weald has been sculptured over time, from deer park to formal gardens and lakes. Little remains of the great hall that once overlooked the parkland that you see today. The site of the hall is now covered by the Belvedere car park, but ...

Thorndon Country Park

Thorndon Country Park

The Avenue, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ

This beautiful country park contains a diverse range of habitats and is managed both for people and for its precious wildlife. A surfaced track connects the wooded and heathland areas of Thorndon North with the more open parkland of Thorndon South. The ...

Thorrington Tide Mill

Thorrington Tide Mill

Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Essex CO7 8JJ

A picturesque, medium-sized, timber-framed, tide-driven watermill, dated 1831, in the ownwership of Essex County Council. This has a breast-shot waterwheel and 3 pairs of millstones. It is one of only a handful of tide mills still in working order in this ...

Stock Windmill

Stock Windmill

Mill Lane, Stock, Essex CM4

A medium-sized brick tower mill, c. 1816, in the ownership of Essex County Council. It has 4 patent sails, a fantail and 3 pairs of millstones. It is in working order, but only has a half-set of shutters. It is worked occasionally and is open to the public ...

Norpar Barns

Norpar Barns

Navestock Hall, Shonks Mill Road, Navestock, Essex RM4 1HA

Norpar has been established since 1969 starting out as a farm diversification business growing & drying flowers on the family run farm in Navestock. Whilst dried flowers were popular in the 1980's and 1990's we regularly exhibited at the RHS shows in ...

Court View

Court View

276 Manchester Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 3ES

Traditional front garden, shrubs, perennials, annuals and bulbs provide seasonal colour. Clematis walk leads to rear garden which fuses colourful perennials with bold leaved and exotic species. Towering bamboos, palms and bananas. Strange and exotic flowers ...

Mountnessing Windmill

Mountnessing Windmill

Roman Road, Mountnessing, Essex CM13 1JR

A picturesque, medium-sized post mill, dated 1807, in the ownership of Essex County Council. It has 4 floors, 4 spring sails, a tail pole and 2 pairs of millstones. It is in full working order and makes flour occasionally. The whole mill on its post can ...

Royal Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills

Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1JY

Set in 170 acres of parkland and boasting 21 buildings of major historical importance the Royal Gunpowder Mills mixes fascinating history, exciting science, and beautiful surroundings to produce a magical day out for all. Scientific methods developed at ...

Wickenden Garden

Wickenden Garden

164 Point Clear Road, St Osyth, Essex CO16 8JB

ĺ-acre plantsmanís garden that incorporates mixed borders of some 1500 different perennials, shrubs and trees, many of which are unusual. National Collection of Corydalis. Other features include a stream of approx 100ft leading to a wildlife lily pond, ...

Mistley Towers

Mistley Towers

The Walls, Mistley, Essex CO11

Two porticoed Classical towers, which stood at each end of a grandiose but highly unconventional Georgian church, designed by Robert Adam in 1776. How to get here By Road: Located on the B1352, 1 1⁄2 miles East of the A137 at Lawford, 9 miles East ...

Saffron Walden Museum

Saffron Walden Museum

Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1JL

Saffron Walden Museum opened in 1835. With wide-ranging collections, from moccasins and mummy cases to mammoth tusks and Wallace the lion, it still contains much to "stand awhile and admire". This award-winning, "friendly, family-size museum" is open 363 days ...

Ingatestone Hall

Ingatestone Hall

Hall Lane, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9NR

The Hall stands in open countryside, one mile from the village of Ingatestone and substantially retains its original Tudor form and appearance with its mullioned windows, high chimneys, crow-step gables and oak-panelled rooms and is surrounded by ten acres of ...

Chippins

Chippins

Heath Road, Bradfield, Essex CO11 2UZ

Artistís garden and plantaholic's paradise packed with interest. Beginning with irises, herbaceous geraniums, hostas and alliums. Stream, wildlife pond brimming with bog plants. Explosion of colour Ė abundance of tubs, hanging baskets. Wide borders featuring ...

Hadleigh Country Park

Hadleigh Country Park

Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2PP

Hadleigh Country Park is one of the largest country parks in Essex. It takes its name from nearby Hadleigh Castle, an impressive ruin of a fortress built over 700 years ago, immortalised on canvas by John Constable. It's a great place to walk, picnic, or ...

Cressing Temple

Cressing Temple

Witham Road, Braintree, Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD

Cressing Temple takes its unusual name from the medieval monks of the Knights Templar who founded the two vast wooden barns, which form the centrepiece of this delightful rural estate. Nestled to one side of the barns is the Walled Garden. Inspired by an ...

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