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One of the leading antiques centres in Essex. 20 dealers offer a wide selection of quality antiques and collectables. 300 Victorian brass and iron bedsteads on show. Restoration services available.
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.
Off Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2, Tel: 01376 562226, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/danbury-commons-and-blakes-wood/, (5 miles, 8kms)
Owned by the National Trust, Danbury Commons and Blakes wood encompass a large expanse of heathland, gorse and coppice, in addition to woodland.
Wenlock Way, High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5AD, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Farm trail with pigs, sheep, cattle, chickens, ponies and pets. Daily milking demonstrations, gift shop, tea room, play areas. Please book in advance for group bookings and birthday parties.
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.
Northey Cottage, Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, UK, Tel: 01376 562226, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/northey-island/, (2 miles, 3kms)
Small Island in the Blackwater Estuary with a large area of undisturbed salt marsh. Site of special scientific interest. Site of the Battle of the Maldon in AD991. Guided tours by prior arrangement.
1 High Street, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7AA, Tel: 01621 774239, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Church Road, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3PQ, Tel: 01376 512781, www.essexchurches.info/church.asp?p=Rivenhall, (7 miles, 11kms)
This Saxon church is on the site of a Roman villa. The Victorians gave the church its present appearance and its greatest treasure: French stained glass from the 12th century.
High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF, Tel: 01621 857373, www.themoothall.co.uk, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
15th Century brick building with spiral staircase includes a Georgian court room and Victorian Council Chamber.
Town Hall, 61 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2FE, Tel: 01376 502674, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
100 year old Edwardian park with ornamental lake, magnificent river views and walks. Large free water Splash Park, sandpits, galleon play ship and aerial zip-wire, picnic areas and numerous events held throughout the year.
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP, Tel: 01621 869015, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.
In or near : Maldon, Essex, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
In or near : Maldon, Essex, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Our doors are open to everybody of all faiths – all are welcome in this house. Come along to one (or more) of our services or any of the many events held in this beautiful old building. We guarantee you a warm and friendly reception.
In or near : Maldon, Essex, (1 miles, 2kms)
Daily. 1 hour boat trips. 10am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm & 4pm. £5 adults, £3.50 child/concs. 2 hour sunset picnic trips to Beeleigh (booking essential). £12.50 adults, £10.00 concessions. Self-drive motor boat for hire by the hour.
In or near : Maldon, Essex, www.visitmaldon.co.uk/beeleigh-abbey, (1 miles, 2kms)
Three Acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully revived and extended in recent years.
In or near : Witham, Essex, (5 miles, 9kms)
A reference collection of books by and about Dorothy L Sayers, novelist, theologian and Dante scholar, who lived in Witham for many years.
In or near : Kelvedon, Essex, (7 miles, 12kms)
Manorial history, artefacts from the Roman settlement of Canonium, agricultural tools and bygones.