Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of St Peter-on-the-Wall
Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 858150, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
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.
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.
The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AS, Tel: 01621 782184, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Agricultural and maritime exhibits relating to the whole of the Dengie Hundred plus social history and small archaeological collection. Archive of local pictures and document research area.
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.
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.
1 Duke Street, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0EA, Tel: 01206 303286, (8 miles, 12kms)
A representative collection of objects, photographs and pictures illustrative of the social and economic history of the town and its immediate surroundings over the past 700 years.
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.
Witham Road, Tolleshunt Major, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8JU, Tel: 01621 860629, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Quality pork, bacon, hams
Wick Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8LU, Tel: 01621 782128, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Permissive access farm trail supported by a number of information boards encompassing ancient crop marks, salt extraction, wildlife & stewardship features. Circular route through farm returning via sea wall.
Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8SX, Tel: 01206 385900, (5 miles, 7kms)
Producers of fine wines and real ale (cask and conditioned).