Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Maldon and District Agricultural
East End Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0 7PX, Tel: 01621 776203, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU, Tel: 01206 738172, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6SJ, Tel: 01621 862960, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
Wilkin's Jam Factory, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0RF, Tel: 01621 814524, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made. Delightful museum, tea room and gift shop.
Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham, Essex, CM8 3JB, Tel: 01621 891282, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
14 acres of walled garden, ponds and woodland walks to enjoy. Renowned for the huge Wisterias in May. Lovely garden of roses, shrubs, perennials and bulbs provide year round colour.
Heybridge Basin, Essex, CM9 4RY, Tel: 07835 657462, (3 miles, 4kms)
Daily. 1 hour boat trips. 10am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm & 4pm. £5 adults, £3.50 child/concs. 2 hour sunset picnic trips to Beeleigh (booking essential). £12.50 adults, £10.00 concessions. Self-drive motor boat for hire by the hour.
Maldon Town, Essex, CM9 5PJ, Tel: 01621 851669, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA, Tel: 01621 843183, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A former steam pumping station, with power related exhibits, tea room, picnic area and miniature railway. Set in attractive riverside grounds.
Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ, Tel: 01621 856503, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Little Braxted, Witham, Essex, CM8 3ED, Tel: 01621 862960, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL, Tel: 07779 223321, (4 miles, 6kms)
Three Acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully revived and extended in recent years.
Landbreach Ltd, Downs Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HT, Tel: 01621 843334, (3 miles, 5kms)
The Viking Saga, listed on the UK National Historic Ships Register, was built locally in 1947. After a complete restoration she is now used for public cruises from Maldon and neighbouring ports.
Maldon, Essex, CM9 6UX, Tel: 01621 862960, (4 miles, 7kms)
This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway line, most of it on embankment. The northern 250m of the embankment has been isolated by the Maldon southern link road.
Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 858150, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX, Tel: 01621 853699, Email, (3 miles, 6kms)
Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning Promenade Park.
Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0, Tel: 01621 776203, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Birch Gallery Tearoom, Fujita, 2 Birch Street, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0NF, Tel: 01206 331363, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Art gallery displaying fine detail watercolours by John Harrison, Originals high quailty prints and greeting cards for sale. Tea room providing teas speciality, coffees, lunches, snacks and cream teas. Closed on Mon & Tues.
Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 862960, (2 miles, 3kms)
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.