Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Danbury Country Park
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.
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.
Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0, Tel: 01621 776203, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 862960, (7 miles, 12kms)
An area of worked-out flooded gravel pits to the north of the River Blackwater. It has a variety of habitats including willow carr, open water, small ponds and marshy areas, rough grassland, and willow and hawthorn scrub.
High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF, Tel: 01621 857373, (5 miles, 9kms)
15th Century brick building with spiral staircase includes a Georgian court room and Victorian Council Chamber.
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.
Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
100 year old Edwardian park with ornamental lake, magnificent river views and walks. Large free water Splash Park, sandpits, galleon play ship and aerial zip-wire, picnic areas and numerous events held throughout the year.
Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA, Tel: 01621 843183, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
A former steam pumping station, with power related exhibits, tea room, picnic area and miniature railway. Set in attractive riverside grounds.
Unit 6, Blackall Ind Estate, Hamberts Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5UW, Tel: 01245 322288, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Children's indoor soft play, refreshments, party room and exclusive hire. Play suitable for 0-8 years.
Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4RL, Tel: 01621 857373, (5 miles, 9kms)
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.
Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6SJ, Tel: 01621 862960, (5 miles, 8kms)
This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to South Woodham Ferrers railway line, along with an adjoining four-acre meadow acquired later.
Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9BU, Tel: 01277 265235, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
The new (1991) Roman Catholic classical cathedral church of St Mary and St Helen incorporates part of the original Victorian church. Designed by distinguished Classical architect Quinlan Terry with roundels by Raphael Maklouf.
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.
The Black Rose, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 7HN, Tel: 01621 841321, (5 miles, 8kms)
Traditional Charter offer bespoke birdwatching tours, seal trips and wildlife tours tailored to suit your requirements whether be it a day trips or longer.
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.
New Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1TY, Tel: 01245 265052, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
This 15th century building, with perpendicular architecture, is light, spacious and colourful. Of special interest are "The Tree of Life" painting, a woven altar frontal and other contemporary works of art.
Woodhill Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4AN, Tel: 01245 222350, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Danbury Country Park offers quiet recreation amongst the walled gardens, lakes and woodland of Danbury Palace.