Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Danbury Country Park
Mill Lane, Stock, Essex, CM4 9RY, Tel: 01245 437677, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
A 19thC towermill, recently restored to working order and typical of the latest in millwright's techniques just before windmills became obsolete.
47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX, Tel: 01621 853699, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning Promenade Park.
Paper Mill Lock, North Hill, Little Baddow, Essex, CM3 4BS, Tel: 07813 014325, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Public trips and charters aboard traditional 48-seat barge "Victoria" with bar and catering options. Cruiser and dinghy hire, lock-side tea-room, island picnic area, walks and fishing. Coaches welcome by appointment.
The Studio, Goat Lodge Farm, Great Totham, Essex, CM9 8BX, Tel: 01621 840798, (7 miles, 12kms)
Essex Police Headquarters, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6DA, Tel: 01245 457150, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
The Essex Police Museum covers the history of policing in Essex from its Victorian origins to modern day, with displays, a handling collection and children's activities.
Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PL, Tel: 01245 473 742, (5 miles, 8kms)
Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ, Tel: 01245 606 725, (4 miles, 7kms)
Oaklands Park opened in 1930 and provides approximately 5 hectares of established parkland and gardens within the historical quarter of Chelmsford, the county town of Essex.
Outwood Common Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1HA, Tel: 01277 624553, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Traditionally coppiced ancient woodland steeped in history. Easy access trail. Information/education centre. Guided tours and craft displays. Site of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Owned by Basildon Council.
Northey Cottage, Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, UK, Tel: 01376 562226, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Heybridge Basin, Essex, CM9 4RY, Tel: 07835 657462, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
24 High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PJ, Tel: 01621 858660, (5 miles, 8kms)
Galerie 59 - Gallery & work for sale
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.
Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, Tel: 01245 605500, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Rescued from ruin & steeped in history, Hylands House is a fascinating & beautifully restored country house, dating from 1730. Hylands House is now open to the public every Sunday throughout the year, & on Mondays during the summer months.
Maldon, Essex, CM9 6UX, Tel: 01621 862960, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham, Essex, CM8 3JB, Tel: 01621 891282, Email, (6 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.
Plume Building, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ, Tel: 01621 851628 (c, (5 miles, 8kms)
Acclaimed 42 foot long Maldon embroidery celebrating 1000th anniversary of the famous Battle of Maldon depicting historic scenes and personalities in stunning colour and detail. Also fine art gallery and souvenir shop.
Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RB, Tel: 01621 858150, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
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.