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Abberton Reservoir

Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU, Tel: 01206 738172, www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/abberton-reservoir

Join Essex Wildlife Trust at Abberton Reservoir and explore their Brambly hedge trail; find Wilfred with his catapult or look at Primrose's pretty bonnet.

 
 
 
Braintree Arts Theatre
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Braintree Arts Theatre, Notley Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1WY, Tel: 01376 556 354, Email, www.braintreeartstheatre.com

Braintree Arts Theatre opened in 2011 as part of North Essex Multi Academy Trust. We are based in the grounds of Notley High School, Braintree.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Braintree District Museum
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Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HW, Tel: 01376 325266, Email, www.braintreemuseum.co.uk/

This award winning museum is based in the converted Courtauld School and has displays from Crittall steel windows to Warners royal silks, Castle Hedingham pottery to Edward Bawden prints.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Chelmer & Blackwater Canal Cruises

Paper Mill Lock, North Hill, Little Baddow, Essex, CM3 4BS, Tel: 07813 014325, Email

Public trips and charters aboard traditional 48-seat barge "Victoria" with bar and catering options. Cruiser and dinghy hire, lock-side tea-room, island picnic area, walks and fishing. Coaches welcome by appointment.

 
 
Chelmsford City Racecourse

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP, Tel: 01245 360300, Email, www.chelmsfordcityracecourse.com

As Britain's newest racecourse, Chelmsford City is one of only three floodlit courses in the country, providing good quality racing and a fun and lively atmosphere all year round.

 
 
 
Colchester Zoo
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Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL, Tel: 01206 331292, Email, www.colchesterzoo.org

Colchester Zoo is home to over 260 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes and are proudly listed as in the top 2 zoos in the UK as part of the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Attractions.

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  • Rail station: Colchester North (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Combined Military Services Museum
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Station Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4LQ, Tel: 01621 841826, Email, www.cmsm.co.uk

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.

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  • Rail station: Witham (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cressing Temple Barns
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Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, Nr. Witham, CM77 8PD, Tel: 0333 0132738, Email, www.visitparks.co.uk/places/cressing-temple/

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.

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  • Rail station: Witham Railway Station (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Frangipani SUP Limited

The Coppins, Essex, CM9 5GU, Tel: 07597 094233, Email, www.frangipanisup.com

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.

 
 
Freeport Braintree

Charter Way, Chapel Hill, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH, Tel: 01376 348 168, Email, www.freeport-braintree.com

Freeport Braintree Outlet Shopping Village has over 85 shops selling fashion, homeware, gifts and sports wear at up to 60% off High Street prices.

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  • Rail station: Freeport Braintree (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Layer Marney Tower
Essex Tourism AwardsHistoric Houses Association Friends Scheme

Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US, Tel: 01206 330784, Email, www.layermarneytower.co.uk

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.

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  • Rail station: Kelvedon (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Maldon Town Hall

Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4RL, Tel: 01621 857373, Email, www.Maldontowncouncil.gov.uk

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

 
 
Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum

Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG, Tel: 01376 563796, Email, www.markshall.org.uk

A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall.

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  • Rail station: Marks Tey (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Lilleshall Marshall steam engine
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Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA, Tel: 01621 843183, Email, www.museumofpower.org.uk

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.

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  • Rail station: Hatfield Peverel (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Michael & All Angels Church

Off Aldcar Road, Copford Green, CO6 1DG, Tel: 01206 210488, www.copfordchurch.org.uk

Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a strong Byzantine influence in content and design as well as technical excellence and lavishness of execution.

 
 
Moot Hall

High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, www.themoothall.co.uk

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, Tel: 07973 559981, Email, www.maldonmuseum.org.uk

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

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (10 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Topsail Charters Ltd
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Cooks Barge Yard, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN, Tel: 01621 857567, Email, www.top-sail.co.uk

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.

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  • Rail station: Witham (7 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Disabled access