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Show more details of Alderford Watermill

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.

Show more details of Audley End House and Gardens
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Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

Step back in time and see Victorian life come to life before your eyes at Audley End House and Gardens. You can experience what life was like at one of England’s grandest stately homes.

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Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB

The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10 1/4" gauge railway through the estate woodland.

Show more details of Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village
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Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD

Free range family fun in the Farm Park with all weather activities; farmyard friends, soft play, outdoor adventures, tractor & trailer ride, miniature train and more. Plus 60+ Craft Village shops & studios to discover.

Show more details of Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

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.

Show more details of Beecroft Art Gallery
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Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6EX

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.

Show more details of Beeleigh Abbey Gardens

Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL

Three Acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully revived and extended in recent years.

Show more details of Belhus Woods Country Park
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Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4XJ

Woodland, open grassland and lakes suitable for walking, picnics and fishing. Visitor Centre with refreshments on site. Guided tours by arrangement.

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Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB

2.5 hectares (6 acres) of gravel, water and woodland gardens, a large modern tea room and plant nursery.

Show more details of Blackwater Boats
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Brook End Road (South), Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NX

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

Show more details of Blake House Craft Centre
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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.

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Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4AU

Show more details of Bourne Mill
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Bourne Mill, Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT

National Trust property, the mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1591 and features stepped "Dutch" gables. There is a millpond and some of the machinery, including the waterwheel which is intact and working.

Show more details of Braintree District Museum
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Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HW

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.

Show more details of Brentwood Theatre
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15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AG

A community fringe/studio theatre seating up to 176 or 299 standing. There are tours available.

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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.

Show more details of Burnham Tourist Information Centre

1 High Street, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AG

Show more details of Central Museum and Planetarium

Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES

An Edwardian building housing displays of archaeology, natural history, social and local history. Hands-on discovery centre and Planetarium.

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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.

Show more details of Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park

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.

Show more details of Chickney, St Mary`s Church

Chickney, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BY

This atmospheric and remote pre-Conquest church has a 14th century tower and Saxon nave and chancel

Show more details of Church of St Leonard

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.

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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.

Show more details of Clacton Factory Outlet

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.

Show more details of Clacton Pier

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.

Show more details of Clacton-on-Sea Tourist Info Centre

Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE

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