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Places to visit - Essex

Southend on Sea Pier Museum

Southend on Sea Pier Museum

Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1EE

If you walk along Southend-on-Sea High Street, towards the sea, your eye will be drawn in a straight line towards the longest pleasure Pier in the world. Standing for over a century it extends 2.158 metres (1.341 miles) into the Thames Estuary, and is a well ...

Museum of Power

Museum of Power

Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex CM9 6QA

The Museum of Power is located in a former steam pumping station at Langford near Maldon. There are extensive power themed exhibits and interactive displays. The museum is set in extensive wooded grounds beside a river. There is a miniature steam railway ...

Colne Valley Postal History Museum

Colne Valley Postal History Museum

The Laurels, 109 Head Street, Halstead, Essex CO9 2AZ

A privately owned Postal History Museum in the heart of East Anglia. The collection has been built up over a number of years by one man and now comprises 100 ex-British Post Office letter boxes together with 19 Stamp Vending Machines, documents, uniforms and ...

Prior's Hall Barn

Prior's Hall Barn

Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 3ZB

One of the finest surviving medieval barns in eastern England, tree-ring dated to the mid-15th century, with a breathtaking aisled interior and crown post roof, the product of some 400 oaks. How to get here By Road: In Widdington, on unclassified road 2 ...

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Essex RM4 1QH

Set in the stunning grounds of Bedford's Park, an historic parkland site of 90 acres, owned and managed by the London Borough of Havering. The nature reserve affords fantastic views over London and into Kent. The visitor centre offers visitors a really warm ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jaywick Martello Tower

Jaywick Martello Tower

The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex CO15 2LF

Jaywick Martello Tower supports creative collaborations relating to the themes of Community, Heritage and Environment that affect our lives today. Jaywick Martello Tower is our Environment, our Community and our Heritage. We pursue opportunities and ...

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 ...

Leigh Heritage Centre

Leigh Heritage Centre

13A High Street, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2EN

Old Leigh has a wealth of history as a maritime village, be it as shipbuilders or fishermen. With ships from Leigh taking part in the defence against the Spanish Armada and more recently the evacuation of Dunkirk there is something for everyone in this little ...

East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum

Chappel and Wakes Colne Station, Wakes Colne, Essex CO6 2DS

The East Anglian Railway Museum, based just outside Colchester, Essex, is a Working Museum dedicated to preserving the history of railways in the Eastern Counties. The East Anglian Railway Museum is an open air site based at Chappel and Wakes Colne Railway ...

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 ...

The Beth Chatto Gardens

The Beth Chatto Gardens

Elmstead Market, Essex CO7 7DB

From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows in 1960, The Beth Chatto Gardens has been transformed into an inspirational informal garden. Working with the philosophy of "right plant, right place" Beth Chatto and her team work with ...

RSPB Stour Estuary Nature Reserve

RSPB Stour Estuary Nature Reserve

Harwich Road, Wrabness, Essex CO12 5ND

Enjoy trails up to five miles long as you stroll through a wood and watch wading birds, ducks and geese on the estuary. Shorter paths are wheelchair accessible in dry weather, but all the tracks can be muddy after rain. Each season brings a different ...

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 ...

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 ...

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