Rowhedge waterfront
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About

Located in the Borough of Colchester, Rowhedge is a village approximately three miles to the south east of Britain's first city. The village is on the banks of the River Colne and has a number of facilities such as two public houses, The Anchor and Ye Old Albion, a village hall, The Church of Saint Lawrence and Rowhedge Woods Nature Reserve. 

The history of the village is directly related to the River Colne as boat building within the village goes back to the 19th century.

Facilities

Parking

  • Free Parking

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Accessible by road and has public transport links to Colchester.

Public Transport Directions

The closest train station to Rowhedge is Colchester which has direct links to London Liverpool Street.

Rowhedge

Type:Village

Essex, CO5 7ES

What's Nearby

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