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Clayhill View

Lower Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6HF (6 miles, 9 km)

tel: 07771 995460

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

Blackwater Dawn

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Brook End Road (South), Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NX (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01206 853282

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

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation, Paper Mill Lock, North Hill, Little Baddow, CM3 4BS (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 07966 375351

Enjoy a cruise along through the tranquil Essex countryside. Charter trips and group bookings can be arranged for any day of the week.

Combined Military Services Museum

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Station Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4LQ (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 01621 841826

An award winning collection of British military artefacts from the English Civil War to today. Collections focus on the Special Forces, espionage, uniforms, medals, swords, tanks and the Donnington Firearms Collection of over 700 guns.

Danbury Country Park

Woodhill Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4AW (6 miles, 9 km)

tel: 01245 222350

Essex Outdoors - Danbury

Well Lane, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4AB (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 0845 200 4220 

Danbury delivers a comprehensive range of adventurous activities and adventure-based learning courses, from archery and climbing through to quad biking and tree-tops ropes courses.

Frangipani SUP Limited

The Coppins, Essex, CM9 5GU (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 07597 094233

Frangipani SUP is a friendly, family run Stand Up Paddle (SUP) board school based in Essex. We operate in various locations in the Maldon and Chelmsford area.

Layer Marney Tower

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Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 01206 330784

Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century Italianate terracotta. Climb the tower, visit the gardens, outbuildings dolls house, church and farm animals. Cafe and shop.

Maldon Town Hall

Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4RL (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 01621 857373

Maldon Town Council provide a number of rooms in the Town Hall for hire, that are suitable for a variety of events.

Mangapps Railway Museum

Southminster Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8QG (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 01621 784898

Extensive working railway museum including locomotives, carriages, wagons, historic buildings, memorabilia and a major collection of signalling equipment. Much of the collection is under cover. Train rides are available every open day.


Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5WP (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01245 222350

A 300-acre country park adjacent to the River Crouch that offers scenic grazing marsh and sea wall walks.

The Lilleshall Marshall steam engine

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Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 01621 843183

Housed in a former water pumping station, the museum has a fascinating collection of power related exhibits, a tea room and picnic area, a miniature railway all set in attractive riverside grounds.

New Hall Vineyards

Chelmsford Road, Purleigh, Essex, CM3 6PN (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01621 828343

92 acre vineyard open daily. Includes farm trail, vineyard walk and wine tasting in the cellar shop. Annual wine festival first full weekend in September. Guided tours by appointment from May to September.

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

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Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 0845 265 8071

Hyde Hall is a palate of sumptuously rich and varied colours providing inspiration for the novice and keen gardener alike. Whatever time of the year you visit it will always be a wonderful experience.

Sandford Mill

Sandford Mill Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NY (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01245 475498

Science and Industrial heritage: centre for hands-on primary science education for schools (pre-booked); public open days. Thirty-acre riverside site, rich in wildlife.

Moot Hall

High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 01621 856503 

This 15th Century former manorial home houses a unique brick spiral staircase, a Georgian court room, a former prison and a Victorian Council Chamber.

The Museum in the Park

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47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 07973 559981  

Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning Promenade Park.

Topsail Charters Ltd

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Cooks Barge Yard, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01621 857567

Historic sailing barges ‘Hydrogen’ and ‘Thistle’ are available for regular public cruises and also for private hire for groups up to 50 from a variety of East Coast locations including Maldon and Ipswich.