Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of High Woods Country Park
Green Lane, Aldham, Colchester, CO6 3RE, Tel: 01206 571070, (5 miles, 8kms)
Church of England parish church in Aldham near Colchester.
Hythe Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2PN, (1 miles, 2kms)
For many years the church of the port of Colchester, St Leonard's and its impressive tower stand just above the river. A delightful and light interior was beautified by the Victorians and contains some fine stained glass.
Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR, Tel: 01206 853588, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.
74 High Street, East Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UE, Tel: 01206 712437, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
The Minories Art Gallery is a professional contemporary art gallery managed by Colchester School of Art.
Chapel Street North, Colchester, CO2 7AT, Tel: 01206 366041, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Box Office Open 12.30-16.30 Monday to Sunday Telephone 01206 366000
Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT, Tel: 01206 573948, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
A highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company, staging a broad mix of classic plays and new writing as well as working extensively within the local community.
Birch Gallery Tearoom, Fujita, 2 Birch Street, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0NF, Tel: 01206 331363, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Nottage Institute, The Quay, Wivenhoe, UK, Tel: 01206 824142, (1 miles, 2kms)
A registered charity specialising in teaching RYA Shorebased Courses and other unique nautical courses. The Nottage also houses a maritime museum with a collection of paintings, photographs and models.
Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EE, Tel: 01206 572641, (1 miles, 2kms)
The first St Botolph's Church was built where the ruins of St Botolph's Priory Church now stand.
Units 1-4 Wivenhoe Business Centre, Brook Street, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9DP, Tel: 01206 822333, (4 miles, 7kms)
Art gallery and picture framers located in the historic riverside village of Wivenhoe.
Off Aldcar Road, Copford Green, CO6 1DG, Tel: 01206 210488, (5 miles, 8kms)
Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a strong Byzantine influence in content and design as well as technical excellence and lavishness of execution.
9 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3SR, Tel: 01206 573194, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
The gardens of Marshall Legal LLP host performances by The Priory Players every summer. Set in the heart of Colchester, the gardens form the back drop to outdoor theatre.
River Colne and River Blackwater, Essex, CO7 9HB, Tel: 01206 823373, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Day trips aboard historic, traditional Thames sailing bawley. Active hands-on sailing. Max 8 guests. Booking essential.
Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF, Tel: 01206 500900, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH, Tel: 01206 282000, Email, (0.8 miles, 1kms)
Leisure World Colchester is one of East Anglia's largest sports, leisure, recreation and entertainment venues and offers year round fun for all the family. The leisure pool includes outside river rapids ride, water cannons and flumes.
Manningtree Library, High Street, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1AD, Tel: 01206 391255, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
A local history museum with displays of old photographs, artefacts, books, local maps and plans. Some permanent displays with 2 major exhibitions of local interest yearly.
1 Queen Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2PG, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Home to lots of information about Colchester & the surrounding area, the knowledgeable & friendly staff are here to help you on what to do, where to go or places to stay. The place to buy gifts and souvenirs, book guided tours & coach trips
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, Tel: 01206 873261, (3 miles, 4kms)
Lakeside Theatre is a hidden gem. We present great performances, original theatre, children's shows, contemporary music, comedy nights and local groups. Set in parkland with café, lakes, sculptures and ducks. Twitter @lakesidetheatre