Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Hedingham Castle
46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU, Tel: 01787 372958, (6 miles, 10kms)
Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA and shows an outstanding collection of his work. A varied programme of temporary exhibitions is also on show throughout the year. Gift, coffee shop and garden.
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.
The Library, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EN, Tel: 01787 881320, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ, Tel: 01787 461174, Email, (0.9 miles, 2kms)
One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.
Old Market Place, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TL, Tel: 01787 881320, (6 miles, 10kms)
St Peter's Church
The Causeway, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1ET, Tel: 01787 474451, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Coconut House, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9JQ, Tel: 01787 466117, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Here you will find art and furniture from over thirty of Britain's most respected artists including a variety of decorative interior accessories.
Great Yeldham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 4JG, Tel: 01787 238175, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Spencers is a traditional English country estate built by Lady Anne Spencer, granddaughter of the first Duke of Marlborough, in the mid 18th century.
The Granary, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2AN, Tel: 01787 313199, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Scheduled boat trips and private charters between Sudbury, Ballingdon, Great Cornard and Great Henny. Riverside tearoom with light lunches and home made cakes.
Church Lane, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3EZ, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
St Nicholas Church
28 Bridge St, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1HT, Tel: 01787 473885, (4 miles, 6kms)
Willow Galleries opened on in Oct 2008 with the intention of bringing high quality contemporary art at affordable prices and after trading for only a short period of time it is quickly gaining a reputation of delivering just that.
Dunmow Road, Great Bardfield, Essex, CM7 4SB, Tel: 01371 810516, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
A 16thC charity cottage with a collection of 19th and 20thC domestic and agricultural artefacts and some rural crafts, mainly straw plaiting and corn dollies.
The Bardfield Centre, Great Bardfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM7 4SL, Tel: 01371 811291, (8 miles, 12kms)
High Barn is spectacular Grade II* listed medieval venue based in Great Bardfield.
Boydells Farm, Wethersfield, Essex, CM7 4AQ, Tel: 01371 850481, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
A family run dairy farm specialising in milking sheep, also goats and cows. Many other farm animals. Everything explained; fun and educational for all. Donkey cart rides.
Butler Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1LL, (4 miles, 6kms)
Malting Lane, Clare, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8NW, Tel: 01787 277491, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
A small riverside country park incorporating the remains of a Norman castle and disused Victorian railway station.
Finchingfield, Essex, CM7 4NR, Tel: 01245 437677, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
A small 18th century Post Mill having one pair of stones and tailpole winding and has been extensively restored. Visitors may climb up to the first two floors.
Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH, Tel: 01787 469719, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
One of the most complete historic watermills in Essex with most of the original machinery. Restored working water wheel. Open weekends in spring and summer.