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Museums, free entry

Wilkin and Sons Ltd Tiptree

Wilkin and Sons Ltd Tiptree


Wilkin and Sons Ltd

01621 814524


Wilkin's Jam Factory,
Factory Hill,
Tiptree, Colchester,


Over 50 years ago, John Wilkin began collecting the paraphernalia of preserve making and Essex village life. The museum he set up is jam packed with artefacts!

Get a real taste of Tiptree in the building where the famous jam was first prepared. Enjoy freshly made lunches and home made cakes in our quiet, relaxed tea room or terrace.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeGuided tours for groups

Opening details

Monday-Saturday: 10.00am to 17.00pm (Summer)
Sunday 11.00am to 17.00pm (Summer)
Monday to Saturday: 10.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Sunday: 11.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Closed 25th-28th December and 1st January


Free entry



Plan route to Wilkin and Sons Ltd using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 899156  Lat: 51.80677 Long: 0.75312

By Road:
After leaving the A12 at Kelvedon, the Tiptree visitor centre is signposted onto the B1023 Tiptree road. On arriving in Tiptree continue towards Tollesbury. As you leave Tiptree, the visitor centre is on your right. Be sure to take the entrance AFTER the red brick wall.


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups