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Clayhill View

Lower Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6HF, Tel: 07771 995460, Email, www.clayhillvineyard.co.uk

ln the heart of the Crouch Valley Region, commanding unrivaled views over the River Crouch Estuary and the tidal Bridgemarsh lsland.

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  • Rail station: Althorne (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Audley End Miniature Railway

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB, Tel: 01799 541354/542134, Email, www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

The Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk is a family fun day out near Saffron Walden, Essex full of innocent fun and imagination

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  • Rail station: Audley End (1.3 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

Bedfords Park, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH, Tel: 01708 748646, Email, www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/bedfords-park

The visitor centre is in the middle of the 215 acres of Bedfords Park, open 7 days a week 9-5, 9-4 in the winter. It has a gift shop, seating area and a small cafe offering refreshments.

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  • Rail station: Harold Wood (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Blackwater Dawn
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Brook End Road (South), Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NX, Tel: 01206 853282, Email, www.blackwater-boats.co.uk

'Blackwater Dawn', a traditional Narrowboat, offering public trips on Sundays and Bank Holidays also private charters for that special occasion.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bobbit's Hole Nature Reserve

Main Rd, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3HJ, Tel: 01255 553610, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

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  • Rail station: Dovercourt (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Brentwood Brewing Company

Calcott Hall Farm, Ongar Road, Brentwood, CM15 9HS, Tel: 01277 200483, Email, www.brentwoodbrewing.co.uk

Micro Brewery based in Brentwood, Essex. We brew traditional and craft beers and offer tours and brewery experience days. We also put on 4 beer festivals across the year.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Chafford Gorges Nature Park

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Drake Road, Chafford Hundred Grays, Thurrock, RM16 6RG, Tel: 01375 484016, Email

Chafford Gorges visitor centre is set in a spectacular position over looking Warren Gorge. Chafford Gorges nature park offers 200 acres of green space for numerous wildlife and recreation for the 12,500 people living in Chafford Hundred.

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  • Rail station: Chafford Hundred (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Mary`s Church

Chickney, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BY, Tel: 01223 324 442, Email, www.visitchurches.org.uk

A remote unspoilt delight

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  • Rail station: Elsenham (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Clacton Factory Outlet
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Stephenson Road West, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 4TL, Tel: 01255 479595, Email, www.clactonfactoryoutlet.co.uk

Clacton Factory Outlet offers stores with famous named brands in fashion, footwear, home wares, furniture, jewellery, books, tents/outdoor equipment and confectionery at up to 60% off High Street prices.

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  • Rail station: Clacton-on-Sea (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Colne Valley Railway
VistEngland VAQASEssex Tourism AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ, Tel: 01787 461174, Email, www.colnevalleyrailway.co.uk

One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cudmore Grove Country Park
Green Flag Award

East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UE, Tel: 01206 383868, Email, www.visitparks.co.uk/places/cudmore-grove/

Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.

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  • Rail station: Colchester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Carter's Vineyards

Green Lane, Boxted, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5TS, Tel: 01206 271136, Email, www.DedhamValeVineyard.com

Forty acre site including seven acres of vines and a variety of trails through woodland, around lakes and wildflower meadows. Self guided tours and tastings of our wines. Winery powered by wind and sun generated energy.

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  • Rail station: Colchester North (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
East Anglian Railway Museum
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS, Tel: 01206 242524, Email, www.earm.co.uk

Celebrating the changing role of railways in the Eastern Counties since they arrived in the early 19th Century, through their glory days of the early 20th Century to the disappearances of the Beeching era.

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  • Rail station: Chappel (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Gosfield Shopping Village - aerial view

Petersfield Lane, Gosfield, Essex, CO9 1PU, www.gosfieldshoppingvillage.co.uk

Antique and collectors centre, independent retailers, restaurant, open 7 days a week, fully accessible, free car parking.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Gunpowder Park
Green Flag Award

Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3GP, Tel: 08456 770 600, Email, www.visitleevalley.org.uk

Open since 2004, Gunpowder Park has been reclaimed and regenerated from its former use as a Royal Ordnance munitions testing facility.

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  • Rail station: Waltham Cross (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Hadleigh Park
Green Flag Award

Chapel Lane Car Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2PP, Tel: 01702 551072, Email, www.Hadleigh-Park.co.uk

Hadleigh Park offers something to everyone, it is both beautiful and diverse with one of the best UK mountain bike courses at its heart.

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  • Rail station: Benfleet (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Harwich Mayflower Project

George Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ND, Tel: 01255 318023

Ground breaking endeavour to build the famous Mayflower Ship and set sail in a thrilling voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to America!

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  • Rail station: Harwich (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Harwich Redoubt Fort

Behind 29 Main Road, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3LT, Tel: 01255 502872, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

Circular Fort 1808 ten guns. Largest AM being restored by a voluntary group.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome