Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Danbury Country Park
Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET, Tel: 0845 265 8071, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
A garden of inspiration beauty with an eclectic range of horticultural styles from traditional to modern providing year round interest.
Town Hall, 61 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2FE, Tel: 01376 502674, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WP, Tel: 01245 321552, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Farm trail with pigs, sheep, cattle, chickens, ponies and pets. Daily milking demonstrations, gift shop, tea room, play areas. Please book in advance for group bookings and birthday parties.
Wickford Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5QZ, Tel: 01245 425394, Email, (5 miles, 7kms)
Tropical Wings Zoo is home to exotic animals, birds of prey and free flying butterflies in our Tropical House making it a great day out for everyone!
Wenlock Way, High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5AD, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Maldon, Essex, CM9 4LE, Tel: 01621 856503, (5 miles, 9kms)
Oak Tree Meadow
Maldon Town, Essex, CM9 5PJ, Tel: 01621 851669, (5 miles, 8kms)
We exhibit some of the best professional East Anglian artists, plus a selection of artworks by famous British artists from the last 50 years. A selection of ceramics, glass, sculpture and gifts accompany each exhibition.
Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ, Tel: 01245 605700, (4 miles, 7kms)
Local and social history from prehistory to present day; fine and decorative arts (ceramics, glass); coins; natural history (geology, animals, live beehive). Exhibitions and events. Set in park with children's play area.
Witham Library, 18 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AQ, Tel: 01206 245900, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
A reference collection of books by and about Dorothy L Sayers, novelist, theologian and Dante scholar, who lived in Witham for many years.
Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ, Tel: 01621 854850, (5 miles, 9kms)
The tower is all that remains of the original 13th Century church after it's collapse in 1665. The nave was rebuilt and presented to the town by Dr Thomas Plume after his death in 1704.
Little Braxted, Witham, Essex, CM8 3ED, Tel: 01621 862960, (8 miles, 12kms)
This 50 acre reserve is just below the crest of the Great Totham Ridge and includes 23 acres of ancient woodland forming part of the Chantry Wood complex. The remaining 27 acres are arable land managed by a tenant farmer.
Off Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2, Tel: 01376 562226, (2 miles, 2kms)
Owned by the National Trust, Danbury Commons and Blakes wood encompass a large expanse of heathland, gorse and coppice, in addition to woodland.
Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FW, Tel: 01621 741234, (5 miles, 8kms)
It is an old garden site and suffered a period of neglect but is now being cared for by volunteers from Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society. The garden is very small and normally open to the public for a short time once a month.
Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4BS, Tel: 01245 225520, (3 miles, 4kms)
Canal cruises along the unspoilt Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation aboard Victoria. Fully catered with licensed bar.
Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ, Tel: 01621 850222, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
One stop for family fun and food - monkey puzzle play centre, bowling, snooker, pool, bars, main street restaurant and Izumi Oriental Buffet.
Station Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4LQ, Tel: 01621 841826, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
An amazing collection of British military artefacts dating from the English Civil War to present day, including an espionage collection belonging to the British Secret Agents.
Spital Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6EA, Tel: 01621 857373, (5 miles, 8kms)
Remains of an ancient Leper Hospital said to have been founded in 1164 by Henry II.
Hall Lane, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9NR, Tel: 01277 353010, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Tudor manor house and grounds containing furniture, pictures and memorabilia accumulated by the resident family over the centuries.