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Alderford Street Watermill

Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH

tel: 0774 090 1323

One of the most complete historic watermills in Essex with most of the original machinery. Restored working water wheel. Open weekends in spring and summer.

 
Audley End House and Gardens

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Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

tel: 01799 522842

Step back in time and see Victorian life come to life before your eyes at Audley End House and Gardens. You can experience what life was like at one of England’s grandest stately homes.

 
Audley End Miniature Railway

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Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB

tel: 01799 541354/542134

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

 

54c Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9LS

tel: 01277 500121

Billericay Brewing Company is a microbrewery and beer shop based in Billericay. We make bottled conditioned craft beers that have taste and character.

 
Brentwood Brewing Company

Calcott Hall Farm, Ongar Road, Brentwood, CM15 9HS

tel: 01277 200483

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.

 
St Mary`s Church

Chickney, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BY

tel: 01223 324 442

A remote unspoilt delight

 
Colne Valley Railway

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Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ

tel: 01787 461174

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.

 
Copped Hall

Epping Upland, Epping, Essex, CM16 5HS

tel: 0207 267 1679

Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored. Superbly sited on a ridge overlooking its landscaped parkland. The mansion and gardens are situated on a site of ancient human habitation.

 
Cressing Temple Barns

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Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, Nr. Witham, CM77 8PD

tel: 0333 0132738

Historically the most important - and dimensionally the largest - of the Knights Templar's Essex landholdings, Cressing Temple is a fascinating medieval moated farmstead boasting the oldest recorded timber-framed barn in the world.

 
East Anglian Railway Museum

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Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

tel: 01206 242524

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.

 
Epping Ongar Railway

Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN

tel: 01277 365200 

Epping Ongar Railway is Essex's LONGEST heritage railway and the CLOSEST TO LONDON, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping Forest.

 
Finchingfield Windmill

Finchingfield, Essex, CM7 4NR

tel: 0774 090 1323

A small 18th century Post Mill having one pair of stones and tailpole winding and has been extensively restored. Visitors may climb up to the first two floors.

 
Greensted church

Greensted, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9LD

tel: 01277 363268

The oldest wooden church in the world, dating from the 11th century. Picturesque building in a quiet location, with Tudor chancel and Crusaders grave. A supposed resting place for St Edmund’s body.

 
Hadleigh Castle

Castle Lane, Essex, SS7 2PP

tel: 01223 582700

The impressive remains of a mighty fortress constructed over seven centuries ago; overlooking the Essex Marshes, the barbican and two towers remain standing today.

 
Ha'penny Pier Visitor Centre

The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH

tel: 01255 502872 

Information on everything in Harwich and historic exhibition on Harwich and the Mayflower. Free tourist information service and exhibition.

 
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!

 
Harwich Redoubt Fort

Behind 29 Main Road, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3LT

tel: 01255 502872 

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

 
Hedingham Castle

Baley Street, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DJ

tel: 01787 460261

Hedingham Castle is not just one place. Romantic, beautiful, ancient, historic and wild, it is somewhere to set your imagination free.