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Wickenden Garden

Wickenden Garden

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

¾-acre plantsman’s 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN

Housed in the unique setting of the former All Saints Church in 1957, the Museum focuses on the rich natural heritage of north-east Essex. Travel from the open through the salt marshes and beaches to the more familiar urban environments of the park. Discover ...

Clacton Pier

Clacton Pier

1 North Sea, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1QX

Experience 360 meters of "All Weather" traditional seaside fun and a whole lot more... Whatever the weather, you and the family will have a great value fun day out at Clacton Pier. Packed with indoor and outdoor activities, events, rides and amusements ...

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 ...

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 ...

Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre

Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre

Centurian Way, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1PE

The Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre is housed within Magazine No.5 of what was once the Royal Gunpowder Magazines situated on the banks of the River Thames. Constructed in 1759, the five magazines and proof house were used to test, store and supply ...

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo

Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

With over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit. As you walk around the zoo there’s plenty of play areas to try out including the indoor soft play area Jungle Tumble with a section for under ...

Braintree District Museum

Braintree District Museum

Manor Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 3HW

Braintree District Museum conserves and celebrates the history of Braintree and its surrounding areas, highlighting the District's industrial and cultural achievements and its many notable personalities. The Museum's main galleries chart the history of the ...

Danbury Country Park

Danbury Country Park

Woodhill Road, Danbury, Essex CM3 4AN

Danbury Country Park is set within the grounds of Danbury Palace and offers a blend of ornamental gardens and lakes, together with adjoining woodland and meadows. A few historical structures survive within the boundaries of the park including the ice house ...

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 ...

RHS Hyde Hall

RHS Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Essex CM3 8ET

A visit to Hyde Hall is unforgettable in any season, an oasis of calm and serenity amid the sprawling urbanisation that, for many people, characterises Essex. RHS Hyde Hall is the perfect place for families to discover the great outdoors. It offers a great ...

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 ...

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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