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Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH
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.
The Old Granary, Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge, Essex, SS11 7RE
5 interesting old buildings housing over 70 dealers in antiques & crafts. On the banks of the River Crouch in a picturesque hamlet, with tea rooms and 18th century pub. Visits to the Classic Motor Cycle Museum on Sundays or by appointment.
Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
The gallery houses some 2,000 works, including works by Constable, Molenaer, Lear and Seago. The gallery also hosts temporary exhibitions and is the home of the Essex artists open exhibition.
Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA
Blake House is one of the prettiest craft centres in Essex, home to twenty exclusive shops, Minigolf and maize maze.
Bridge End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HR
Bridge End Garden was laid out by the Gibson family in the nineteenth century and is open to the public each day free of charge. Recently restored back to its former glory.
Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ
Local and social history from prehistory to present day; fine and decorative arts (ceramics, glass); coins; natural history (geology, animals, live beehive). Exhibitions and events. Set in park with children's play area.
Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park, B1013, Cherry Orchard Way, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1PN
Situated in the rolling countryside of the Roach Valley, the 200 acre country park makes the most of it's setting with a mix of open grassland, woodland, a lake, and a network of paths & bridleways.
Chickney, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BY
This atmospheric and remote pre-Conquest church has a 14th century tower and Saxon nave and chancel
Hythe Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2PN
For many years the church of the port of Colchester, St Leonard's and its impressive tower stand just above the river. A delightful and light interior was beautified by the Victorians and contains some fine stained glass.
West Stockwell Street, Colchester, CO1 1HN
Redundant 14th Century church restored by The Churches Conservation Trust. Features include extensive use of recycled Roman brickwork. Tower was partially destroyed during the seige of Colchester in 1648. Interior is unfurnished.
Stephenson Road West, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 4TL
Clacton Factory Outlet offers stores with famous named brands in fashion, footwear, home wares, jewellery, books, tents/outdoor equipment and confectionery at up to 60% off high street prices.
1 North Sea, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1QX
Six and a half acres of fun and entertainment, including under cover and outside fairground, amusements, side stalls, cafés and take aways, Seaquarium, public house with children's play area and lots more for all the family.
Off Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2
Owned by the National Trust, Danbury Commons and Blakes wood encompass a large expanse of heathland, gorse and coppice, in addition to woodland.
Village Centre, Dedham, Essex, CO7 6DE
Set by the River Stour, Dedham is in the heart of Constable Country.
High Street, Dedham, Essex, CO7 6AD
This beautifully converted church showcases the work of over 40/50 creative artisans and the buying skills of specialist retailers on its top two floors while the ground floor houses a Lifestyle Living showroom and a tearoom.
Grays Fire Station, Hogg Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5QS
A history of the Essex Fire Service with items from the 18th century to today including appliances, uniforms, photos and WW2 memorabilia.
Flatford, East Bergholt, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, CO7 6UL
A delightful 16th century cottage just minutes from Flatford Mill. Why not visit our Constable exhibition then sit by the river and enjoy a freshly baked cake at the National Trust tea room and find a gift in our shop.
Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BD
Unique collection of work by 20th century artists who have lived in and around Great Bardfield & Saffron Walden, e.g. Edward Bawden, Michael Rothenstein, Eric Ravilious and others. Facebook: The Fry Art Gallery, Twitter: @FryArtGallery
Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3GP
Open since 2004, Gunpowder has been reclaimed and regenerated from its former use as a Royal Ordnance munitions testing facility.
Muskham Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF
Harlow Museum is an oasis of tranquility, a centre for researchers, a family day out in the Walled Gardens and much more besides.
The National Trust, Hatfield Forest Estate Office, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NE
Hatfield Forest is a rare surviving example of a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest. It has wonderful ancient trees which are like magnificent living sculptures. Visit the shore of the lake & find all the facilities you need.
Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR
370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG
An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys, costume and decorative arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718.
Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Rescued from ruin & steeped in history, Hylands House is a fascinating & beautifully restored country house, dating from 1730. Hylands House is now open to the public every Sunday throughout the year, & on Mondays during the summer months.
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG
Enjoy a picnic, hop on a bike, explore the countryside, take a boat trip along the River Lee, discover wondrous wildlife or enjoy one of the many family events throughout the year.