Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Coffeelink at Marks Tey Station
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ, Tel: 01206 282939, (5 miles, 9kms)
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, (5 miles, 8kms)
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, (8 miles, 12kms)
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, (4 miles, 6kms)
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, 9kms)
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, (7 miles, 12kms)
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, (4 miles, 7kms)
Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH, Tel: 01206 577067, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.
Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL, Tel: 01206 331292, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
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, (5 miles, 9kms)
Harwich International Port - East Anglia's only passenger port. Daily sailings to key destinations - your gate way to Europe and Scandinavia.
The Causeway, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1ET, Tel: 01787 474451, (8 miles, 12kms)
Over 75 dealers displaying antiques and collectables on two floors of an impressive weather-boarded watermill, which became one of Courtauld's first silk weaving factories in 1826. Dickens Restaurant Cafe Bar on the ground floor.
74 High Street, East Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UE, Tel: 01206 712437, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
The Minories Art Gallery is a professional contemporary art gallery managed by Colchester School of Art.
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG, Tel: 01206 282940, (5 miles, 9kms)
Three centuries of fascinating toys, costume & arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718. Parkland children's play area, shop, sensory garden. Free entry.
9 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SR, Tel: 01206 573194, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
The gardens of Marshall Legal LLP host performances by The Priory Players every summer. Set in the heart of Colchester, the gardens form the back drop to outdoor theatre.
Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AA, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Colchester's Roman Wall is the oldest and longest surviving town wall in Britain.
Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DH, Tel: 01473 433554, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
An enchanting and FREE day out not to be missed! You can enjoy a variety of events and exhibitions throughout the year.
The National Trust, Grange Hill, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1RE, Tel: 01376 562226, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Grange Barn stands as a reminder of the once powerful Coggeshall Abbey; with ancient pillars soaring to a cathedral like roof.
Wilkin's Jam Factory, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0RF, Tel: 01621 814524, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made. Delightful museum, tea room and gift shop.