Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of High Woods Country Park
Eld Lane, Colchester, UK, Tel: 01206 571879, (1 miles, 2kms)
Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AA, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Colchester's Roman Wall is the oldest and longest surviving town wall in Britain.
Langham Lane, Langham, Nr Colchester, Essex, CO4 5NW, Tel: 01206 865275, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Boxted Airfield Museum station 150. The most important US fighter base in the UK in WW2.
Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DH, Tel: 01473 433554, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
An enchanting and FREE day out not to be missed! You can enjoy a variety of events and exhibitions throughout the year.
Straight Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 9JD, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
A defensive system built to protect Camulodunum dating from around 100BC. Camulodunum was not a town in the modern sense, but was more like a large country estate.
Bures, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO8 5BN, Tel: 01473 890089, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
The reserves are both Sites of Special Scientific Interest and fall within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG, Tel: 01206 282940, (1 miles, 2kms)
Three centuries of fascinating toys, costume & arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718. Parkland children's play area, shop, sensory garden. Free entry.
St John's Abbey Gate, Essex, CO2 7EZ, Tel: 01206 282931, (1 miles, 2kms)
This elaborate pinnacled 15thcentury gatehouse, in East Anglian flushwork, is the sole survivor of the Benedictine abbey of St John. It was stormed by Parliamentarian soldiers during the Civil War siege of 1648.
High street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UN, Tel: 01206 282962, (1 miles, 2kms)
Lower Castle Park.
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, Tel: 01206 873184, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Contemporary art gallery showing temporary exhibitions and associated events. Parkland with lakes and sculptures.
High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PJ, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Located just north of the High Street and includes: Maidenburgh Street, West Stockwell Street, East Stockwell Street, Stockwell Street, St Helen's Lane, Northgate Street and Nunn's Road.
High Street, Colchester, CO1 1DN, Tel: 01206 282941, (1 miles, 2kms)
Discover and interesting 'hands-on' perspective on the local natural environment from the Ice Age right up to today. Explore the garden trail and stag beetle exhibition, free entry.
Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ, Tel: 01245 437677, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Early 19th century tide mill with its machinery, which has been fully restored. Wheel can be run for guided groups (subject to tide).
St Botolphs Prioy, Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2QA, Tel: 01206 282931, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
The first English Augustinian priory church, founded at the end of the eleventh century from the Anglo-Saxon minster community of Colchester. Only the ruined remains of the nave survive today, under the care of English Heritage.
High Street, Dedham, Essex, CO7 6AD, Tel: 01206 322666, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
This beautifully converted church showcases the work of over 40/50 creative artisans and the buying skills of specialist retailers on its top two floors while the ground floor houses a Lifestyle Living showroom and a tearoom.
Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TT, Tel: 01206 282931, (1 miles, 2kms)
The theatre mentioned in Tacitus' account of the Boudican attack on Colchester was probably on the same site as the later theatre excavated in Maidenburgh Street in 1981-2.
South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7DN, Tel: 01206 729678, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Nature reserve-125 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair access, bird hides, gift shop and visitors centre. Friendly atmosphere. Regular events for adults and children. Hot and cold drinks available.