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Thorndon Country Park

Thorndon Country Park has 500 acres of tranquil woodlands and open park space perfect for exploring…

Towards Cattawade

Accessible from Manningtree Station are two lovely walks to Lawford Church (2.2 miles round) and…

Tiptree Tea Room,Shop & Museum

Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made.…

Two Tree Island

An outstanding 634 acre site situated off the Old Leigh coastline with a lagoon at its western tip.

Wivenhoe Trail view of Rowhedge across the river

A pleasant 5 mile walk from Colchester to the pretty riverside town of Wivenhoe.

New Hall Wine Estate

Located in the heart of Essex this 120 acre vineyard produces award winning wines. The Cellar Shop…

Dedham Art and Craft Centre exterior

Dedham Art & Craft Centre is housed in a converted church in this popular village. The Centre…

Riverside Park Burnham

Overlooking the River Crouch and with views across to Wallasea Island, Riverside Park is reached by…

Top of the Naze Tower

Currently closed for the winter re opening end of March 2024. Sited at the beautiful coastal…

Adventure Island_American_Whip

Adventure Island is the U.K's No.1 FREE ADMISSION Fun Park. Situated on Southend-on-Sea's famous…

Adventure Inside

The Ultimate Indoor Play Centre Welcome to Adventure Inside, Southend’s No.1 Family Indoor Fun…

Amur tiger at Colchester Zoo (2021)

Home to around 180 species and set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo hosts many…

Epping Forests District Museum

Epping Forest District Museum features seven galleries revealing the fascinating story of the…

Blue House Farm

Blue House Farm was bought by the Essex Wildlife Trust in 1998 with support from the Heritage…

Beeleigh Steam Mill

Visit by appointment only This historical mill is one of the most attractive and fascinating…

Saffron Grange 2021 wine releases on display - 2018 Classic Cuvée, 2018 Seyval Blanc and 2019 Sparkling Rosé.

Saffron Grange is one of Essex’s best kept secrets. A family-run vineyard nestled on the gently…

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding…

Naze beach

The Naze is located just north of Walton-on-the-Naze, in north east Essex.  The beautiful Naze…

Walking in Dedham

Constable Country, part of the stunning Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is both…

Southend water fountain

A busy beach, with lots going on including boat trips (subject to tide changes)  Its also close to…

St-Michael-&-All-Angels-church-The-Apse

Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a…

Essex Way Stage 7 - Mistley Heath to Harwich

A moderately easy 13 mile walk on the Essex Way. It starts from Mistely Heath, and ends in Harwich,…

Clayhill Vineyard

Relax in the beautiful surrounding of Clayhill Vineyard. Take in the stunning views of the River…

Colourful Houses in the Dutch Quarter Colchester

This attractive area was home to Flemish Protestant refugees in the 16th Century.

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