Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Place for Plants
Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6BH, Tel: 01473 328006, (6 miles, 10kms)
Wolves Wood is one of the few remaining areas of the ancient woodland that used to cover East Anglia.
Harwich Road, Wrabness, Essex, CO12 5ND, Tel: 01473 328006, (7 miles, 11kms)
Estuarine nature reserve, with adjacent woodland & views over the Stour. Famed for large numbers of waterfowl in winter & a range of breeding woodland birds in summer, including the nightingale. Easy walking distance from Wrabness Station.
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ, Tel: 01206 282939, (8 miles, 12kms)
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
Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL, Tel: 01206 391153, (0.8 miles, 1kms)
RSPB Wildlife Garden with flower borders, wildflower meadow and orchard designed to create wildlife habitats and support biodiversity.
Park Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SP, Tel: 01206 230455, (5 miles, 8kms)
20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.
Orwell Quay, Ipswich Waterfront, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0BB, Tel: 07734 875887, (8 miles, 13kms)
Enjoy a cruise on the River Orwell, one of the most beautiful rivers in England, aboard “Orwell Lady”, from the stunning Ipswich Waterfront, through areas of outstanding natural beauty and wildlife to the bustling ports of Felixstowe.
Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, IP4 1DW, Tel: 01473 433100, (8 miles, 13kms)
DanceEast, based at the beautiful Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront, brings the best dance performances to East Anglia. There is also a full programme of dance classes and workshops for everyone to enjoy.
Pannington Hall Lane, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AR, Tel: 01473 604206, (5 miles, 8kms)
Share the good life with Jimmy’s Farm… home to the Essex Pig and to TV Presenter Jimmy Doherty, it really is a great family day out.
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH, Tel: 01206 577067, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.
East Bergholt Place, East Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6UP, Tel: 01206 299224, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Garden and arboretum. 20 acres of beautiful grounds. Trees, shrubs and rare plants. Victorian walled garden houses specialist plant centre.
Castle Hill, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6AZ, Tel: 01206 322127, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
The Home and Studios of Sir Alfred Munnings, PPRA.
The Walls, Essex, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
The remains of a church designed by Robert Adam and built in 1776, unusual in having towers at both the east and west ends.
Parkeston, Essex, CO1 2PG, Tel: 01255 242000, (8 miles, 12kms)
Harwich International Port - East Anglia's only passenger port. Daily sailings to key destinations - your gate way to Europe and Scandinavia.
Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AA, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Colchester's Roman Wall is the oldest and longest surviving town wall in Britain.
High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ, Tel: 01206 282962, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.
Market Place, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5DN, Tel: 01473 822544, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Grade I listed building which has a number of magnificent rooms and hall available to hire including The Grand Hall, The Dining Room, The Old Town Hall, The Guildroom, The Council Chamber and a secluded garden area.
Friars Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1TD, Tel: 01473 214161, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
A Grade I Listed building, built 1699, opened in 1700. One of the finest surviving Dissenters' Meeting Houses in the country and one of Ipswich's most important historic structures.
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH, Tel: 01206 282000, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Leisure World Colchester is one of East Anglia's largest sports, leisure, recreation and entertainment venues and offers year round fun for all the family. The leisure pool includes outside river rapids ride, water cannons and flumes.