Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of St Peter-on-the-Wall
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP, Tel: 01621 869015, (4 miles, 7kms)
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.
1 High Street, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AG, Tel: 01621 784962, (8 miles, 13kms)
Little Wigborough, Essex, UK, Tel: 01376 562226, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
1 High Street, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7AA, Tel: 01621 774239, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU, Tel: 01206 738172, (8 miles, 12kms)
Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for winter wildfowl. Nesting cormorants, common terns and nightingales. Nature trails and bird hides. Shop selling gifts, optics and wildlife books.
Martello Tower, Point Clear, St Osyth, Essex, CO16 8NG, (7 miles, 12kms)
1810 Martello Tower, used by the Navy in WWII, known as H.M.S. Helder. Memorial to Flight Officer Ray King of 479th Fighter Group, pilot of a recovered P51D Mustang on display together with other WWII exhibits.
Albert Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8DZ, (8 miles, 12kms)
Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0LG, Tel: 01206 303535, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Meander along footpaths exploring the diverse variety of trees, plants and wildlife. Visit the pond area or just sit, relax, listen and observe all around you.
Southminster Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8QG, Tel: 01621 784898, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Extensive working railway museum including locomotives, carriages, wagons, historic buildings, memorabilia and major collection of signalling equipment. Much of collection under cover. Train rides every open day.
Off Mell Road, Tollesbury, Maldon, Essex, UK, Tel: 01621 868628, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
47 Church Street, Goldhanger, Essex, CM9 8AR, Tel: 01621 788647, (6 miles, 10kms)
Large collection of vintage farm machinery and tools manufactured locally, domestic bygones and printing machinery. Including 1860 washing machine & mangles, a collection of photographs, and a display of stuffed birds and animals.
East End Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0 7PX, Tel: 01621 776203, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
This 7th century Saxon chapel was built by St Cedd. Services on Suns 18.00 hrs Jul & Aug, pilgrimage 1st Sat in July. The chapel is reached by walking along a 400 metre track. Please call us for guided tours for groups.
East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UE, Tel: 01206 383868, (6 miles, 10kms)
Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.
Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 858150, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Northey Cottage, Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, UK, Tel: 01376 562226, (8 miles, 12kms)
Small Island in the Blackwater Estuary with a large area of undisturbed salt marsh. Site of special scientific interest. Site of the Battle of the Maldon in AD991. Guided tours by prior arrangement.
Southminster, Essex, CM0 7PW, Tel: 01621 862960, (1 miles, 2kms)
Bradwell Cockle Spit on the Dengie Peninsular consists of some 30 acres of shell bank together with extensive saltmarsh. The spit has been built up by tidal currents and is mainly cockle and oyster shells.
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8EJ, Tel: 01621 782307, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Mediterranean cum Moroccan oasis on edge of riverside park. Small (50 x 50 ft) back garden with vine-covered pergola, tranquil water features, mosaics, sculptures, and dense planting featuring some unusual varieties.