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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AG
A community fringe/studio theatre seating up to 176 or 299 standing. There are tours available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chickney, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BY
This atmospheric and remote pre-Conquest church has a 14th century tower and Saxon nave and chancel
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.
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.
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.
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.