Itinerary Ideas

A Day in Saffron Walden

A Day in Saffron Walden

Morning - Park in Swan Street car park and explore the pretty market town of Saffron Walden on foot, home to the largest turf maze in the…

Discover the Dengie with friends

Discover the Dengie with friends

Impress your friends with your culinary skills before making a splash at paddleboarding in Maldon. Have the hotel all to yourselves…

Dizzying Heights and Steam Fun for Families

Dizzying Heights and Steam Fun for Families

Travel back in time by steam to a land of castles at Hedingham and the Knights Templar barns at Cressing. Switch to outlet shopping in Braintree,…

Essex Delights for Free!

Essex Delights for Free!

Morning - Start your day at Cressing Temple, home of the massive and beautiful timber barns built by the Knights Templar in the 13th century…

Family Fun at The Farm, Forest, Fort & More

Family Fun at The Farm, Forest, Fort & More

Visit Essex residents of the more furry kind before exploring the forest in Upminster. Discover the secrets of a bunker, climb aboard a fire engine…

Family Fun in Chelmsford

Family Fun in Chelmsford

Day 1 Morning Start your day off at Hylands Estate and enjoy some fresh air and a ramble around the vast parkland and gardens, stopping…

Gardens & Gourmet- 3 days of eating and exploring Essex

Gardens & Gourmet- 3 days of eating and exploring Essex

Three days of eating and exploring in Essex For gourmet food and gorgeous gardens, follow this three-day itinerary of wonderful Essex.…

Geographical Wonders & Maritime History

Geographical Wonders & Maritime History

Breathe in the fresh sea air as you explore the beauty of Walton-on-the-Naze from the ground and from the top of the tower. Discover the heritage of…

Go Wild in Essex with friends

Go Wild in Essex with friends

Adventure with friends, from the depths of an escape room to the dizzying heights of a rope park! This trip to Brentwood, Chigwell and Lee Valley…

Gourmet Garden Trail - Historic Castles & Vineyards

Gourmet Garden Trail - Historic Castles & Vineyards

From historic castles to beautiful vineyards, this itinerary introduces you to some of the rich andfascinating heritage around the county of Essex.…

Gourmet Garden Trail -Tudor merchant houses to breweries.

Gourmet Garden Trail -Tudor merchant houses to breweries.

Discover and explore historic castles, rural vineyards and transformed gardens in the exciting county of Essex. This itinerary introduces you to some…

Idyllic Villages and a Grand Mansion

Idyllic Villages and a Grand Mansion

Visit the pretty villages and historic towns of Saffron Walden, Finchingfield and Thaxted - from thatched cottages to a stately home, discover our…

Make some Mersea Memories

Make some Mersea Memories

Morning - Approached by a causeway from the mainland, cut off at high spring tide, Mersea is a place you have to plan to get to.  Most…

Museum Mosey on a rainy day

Museum Mosey on a rainy day

Morning - Start your rainy day in Britian's first recorded town, Colchester, where the stunning Norman keep of Colchester Castle is tucked…

Roman Relics & Island Flavours

Roman Relics & Island Flavours

Calling all foodies... sample fresh Mersea oysters and indulge in a world-famous Tiptree cream tea! From Britain's First City, Colchester, to…

Seaside Delights in two days

Seaside Delights in two days

Travel by train to the Essex Coast for a chilled break in Southend-on-Sea - we have combined the traditional seaside experience (ice cream,…

Seaside Delights only a Train ride away

Seaside Delights only a Train ride away

Morning - Arive by train to Leigh-on-Sea and breathe in the sea air as you wander along the coast.  Pick up a memento of your trip in one of…

Walking in Essex

Walking in Essex

There’s no better way to explore our fair county than by pulling on some sturdy shoes and setting off, whether you choose a gentle stroll…

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