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Places to visit - Essex

Alderford Water Mill

Alderford Water Mill

Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex CO9 3HX

A medium-sized, 18th-century timber-framed mill on the River Colne in the care of Essex County Council. It has a breast-shot waterwheel and 4 pairs of millstones, 2 of these formerly steam-driven. The exterior, the water wheel and some of the milling ...

Salvation Army - Hadleigh Farm

Salvation Army - Hadleigh Farm

Castle Lane, Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2AP

The Salvation Army - Hadleigh Farm has owned and farmed the 900 acres of land which surround Hadleigh Castle for over a hundred years. This is a mixed comercial farm aiming to demonstrate conventional farming as well as organic farming with 600 acres of crops ...

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 ...

Aythorpe Roding Windmill

Aythorpe Roding Windmill

Gunners Green, Aythorpe Roding, Essex CM6 1PP

The largest remaining post mill in Essex. The 18th-century mill has been held on a long lease by Essex County Council since 1940. It has four patent sails, a fantail on the steps and two pairs of millstones. It is in full working order, but has only a ...

Colchester Castle Museum

Colchester Castle Museum

Museum Resource Centre, 14 Ryegate Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1YG

A visit to Colchester Castle Museum takes you through 2000 years of some of the most important events in British history. Once capital of Roman Britain, Colchester has experienced devastation by Boudica (Boadicea), invasion by the Normans and siege during the ...

Coalhouse Fort

Coalhouse Fort

East Tilbury, Essex RM18 8PB

Coalhouse Fort is a Victorian coastal defence fort set in parkland next to the river Thames at East Tilbury, Essex, completed in 1874, to defend the approaches to London from the perceived threat of invasion from France. It is one of many such forts, ...

Mistley Place Park

Mistley Place Park

New Road, Mistley, Essex CO11 1ER

"In its beautiful country setting you can walk amoung and feed the animals. Afterwards you can visit the tearooms and enjoy a cuppa, a hot meal or even an icecream. There is lots to do at Mistley Place Park and you are guaranteed to have a visit you will ...

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 ...

The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum

The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum

Castle House, Dedham, Essex CO7 6AZ

Visit Castle House - The home, studios and grounds where Sir Alfred Munnings, President of the Royal Academy, lived and painted for 40 years. Castle House offers a unique experience, the chance to gain a fresh understanding of an important English artist, ...

Great Notley & the Flitch Way

Great Notley & the Flitch Way

Great Notley Country Park and the Flitch Way, Discovery Centre, Great Notley, Essex CM77 7FS

Great Notley Country Park covers some 100 acres of open space, which is managed for the benefit of wildlife and the community. The site was formally aroble farmland and has been transformed into a mixture of wetland and open grassland. Each of these habitats ...

firstsite

firstsite

4 - 6 Short Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1LN

firstsite is an exciting new cultural, commercial and social space for Colchester. More than just a world-class venue for contemporary art, firstsite is a place to meet, eat, discover, learn – and simply relax. Take in an exhibition, see a film, hold a ...

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 ...

Waltham Abbey Gatehouse & Bridge

Waltham Abbey Gatehouse & Bridge

Victoria Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9‎

A fine 14th-century gatehouse, bridge and other remains of the abbey refounded by Harold, last Saxon King of England. How to get here By Road: In Waltham Abbey off the A112 By Bus: Frequent services by different operators from Waltham Cross railway ...

Belhus Woods Country Park

Belhus Woods Country Park

Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex RM15 4XJ

This diverse landscape of ancient woodland, grassland and lakes is situated within Thames Chase Community Forest and includes newly planted areas of woodland owned by the Woodland Trust and Forestry Commision. The park was originally part of the Belhus ...

Manningtree & District Local History Museum

Manningtree & District Local History Museum

The Public Library, High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AD

The Manningtree Museum is situated in the Public Library in Manningtree High Street. Opening Times are: Wednesdays 10am-12noon Fridays 2am-4pm Saturdays 10am-12noon Also during June, July and August - Saturdays 2am-4pm The Museum is a Registered ...

Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Ada Cole Rescue Centre, Broadley Common, Nazeing, Essex EN9 2DH

In October 2005 Redwings merged with the Ada Cole Memorial Stables in Essex, a rescue centre established in memory of an amazing lady who campaigned for animal welfare. You can meet more than 50 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules at the site - some are ...

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