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Places to visit - Essex

RSPB Old Hall Marshes Nature Reserve

RSPB Old Hall Marshes Nature Reserve

Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex CM9

Our reserve here comprises extensive grazing marshes with brackish water fleets, reedbeds, saltmarsh and two off-shore islands covering 631 ha (1,560 acres). In winter 4,000 brent geese feed on the pasture, with small flocks of ruffs and golden plovers. ...

Hylands House

Hylands House

Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 8WQ

Hylands House is stunning Grade II* listed building set in 574 of beautiful landscaped Parkland. Hylands is the perfect setting for your Wedding, Corporate meetings or Family Gatherings. There is also within the Stables Visitor Centre, a Gift Shop, Huttons ...

LOCAL BIRDING TOURS

LOCAL BIRDING TOURS

Braintree, Essex CM7 5SG

Birdwatching Tours to the most beautiful places in Essex - including: .Wivenhoe & Alresford Creek .Heybridge Basin .Manningtree & Mistley Walls .Flatford Mill .River Pant & Fennes Estate, Bocking

Thorndon Countryside Centre

Thorndon Countryside Centre

Thorndon Park North, The Avenue, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ

The Thorndon countryside centre is situated in Thorndon Country Park. The countryside centre is managed by Essex Wildlife Trust and the Park is managed by Essex County Council in a joint venture. Please note there is a £2.00 per day parking charge that goes ...

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 ...

Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort

Tilbury, Essex RM18 7NR

The artillery fort at Tilbury on the Thames estuary protected London's seaward approach from the 16th century through to World War II. Henry VIII built the first fort here, and Queen Elizabeth famously rallied her army nearby to face the threat of the Armada. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mersea Museum

Mersea Museum

High Street, West Mersea, Essex CO5 8QD

An independent museum covering the history of Mersea Island and the surrounding area, with particular emphasis on the maritime heritage, fishing, oystering, agriculure, village life and local families. The Museum is open from the beginning of May until the ...

The Cater Museum

The Cater Museum

74 High Street, Billericay, Essex CM11 2AA

Established in 1960 by Mrs Cater in memory of her husband, William Alexander Cater, the museum houses relics of bygone Billericay and surrounding areas. Complete with three period room settings and a restored period garden, the museum displays objects from ...

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 ...

St. John's Abbey Gate

St. John's Abbey Gate

Saint Johns Green, Colchester, Essex CO2

This pinnacled gatehouse, elaborately decorated in East Anglian 'flushwork', is the sole survivor of the wealthy Benedictine abbey of St John. It was built c.1400 to strengthen the abbey's defences following the Peasants' Revolt. Later part of the mansion of ...

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 ...

Marks Hall Gardens & Arboretum

Marks Hall Gardens & Arboretum

Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TG

A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall. Follow the paths through the Arboretum, where you can see beautiful vistas and a ...

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