Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Layer Marney Tower
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ, Tel: 01206 282939, (7 miles, 11kms)
Colchester Castle is temporarily closed for 2013 for an exciting redevelopment. We will be creating new museum displays and improved visitor facilities. The Castle will re-open for Easter 2014. Visit our website for further details
Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG, Tel: 01376 563796, (7 miles, 12kms)
A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall.
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP, Tel: 01621 869015, (4 miles, 6kms)
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.
Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US, Tel: 01206 330784, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century Italianate terracotta. Climb the tower, visit the gardens, outbuildings dolls house, church and farm animals. Cafe and shop.
Bourne Mill, Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT, Tel: 01206 572422, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Little Wigborough, Essex, UK, Tel: 01376 562226, (4 miles, 6kms)
Situated on the remote and attractive Blackwater Estuary, they are part of the Blackwater site of Special Scientific Interest. The salt marshes are rich in overwintering wildfowl and wading birds.
Paycockes, 25 West Street, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1NS, Tel: 01376 561305, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.
Town Hall, 61 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2FE, Tel: 01376 502674, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Wenlock Way, High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5AD, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH, Tel: 01206 577067, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.
Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL, Tel: 01206 331292, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
One of Europe's finest zoos; with over 260 species and 50 daily displays including the chance to feed elephants and giraffes yourself!
Parkeston, Essex, CO1 2PG, Tel: 01255 242000, (6 miles, 10kms)
Harwich International Port - East Anglia's only passenger port. Daily sailings to key destinations - your gate way to Europe and Scandinavia.
Colchester Central Library, 21 Trinity Square, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JB, Tel: 01206 245900, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Exhibiting in an Essex library is a great way to get your artwork shown to a large audience, many of whom would not normally go to an art gallery or museum.
Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF, Tel: 01206 500900, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.
Off Mell Road, Tollesbury, Maldon, Essex, UK, Tel: 01621 868628, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
One of Essex Wildlife Trust's best reserves. A large (600 acres) tract of ancient grazing marsh that is managed as a traditional coastal farm using the Trust's own rare breed livestock to encourage a superb variety of wildlife.
Clarendon Way, North Station, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1XF, Tel: 01206 366566, (7 miles, 11kms)
Childsplay Adventureland is the premier indoor play facility for under 11's (maximum height 4' 5"). We have special areas for babies, toddlers and youngsters as well as a pleasant atmosphere for parents.
Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1UD, Tel: 01279 817514, (6 miles, 9kms)
St Peter ad Vincula
Witham Library, 18 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AQ, Tel: 01206 245900, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A reference collection of books by and about Dorothy L Sayers, novelist, theologian and Dante scholar, who lived in Witham for many years.