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Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle is not just one place. Romantic, beautiful, ancient, historic and wild, it is somewhere to set your imagination free.

Baley Street, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DJ

tel: 01787 460261


Abbey Turning, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL

tel: 0333 013 2738


Holy Trinity Shared Church

Trinity Square, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5JX


Rayleigh Mount

Rayleigh Mount

The former site of the Doomsday castle erected by Sweyn of Essex.

Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7ED


Friends Meeting House at Society of Friends (Quakers)

Society of Friends (Quakers), Meeting House, Church Street, Colchester, CO1 1NF


St Andrew's (Minster) Church

Small hilltop church built by Canute in 1020. Marvellous views across Crouch Valley. Unique features-Danish flag, Viking longship model, James II coat of arms, medieval scratch dial.

Church Road, Ashingdon, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS4 3HY


Hylands Estate

Hylands Estate

A beautiful Grade II* listed neo-classical villa set in over 500 acres of Repton landscaped parkland and gardens. Diary of special events available. Pre-booked guided tours of house and garden available.

London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ

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Leigh Heritage Centre

Museum with photographic display of the history of Leigh-on-Sea, and fully restored fisherman's cottage, circa l850, situated in the waterside High Street of the Old Town.

High Street, Old Town, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend, Essex, UK


Creeksea Place House and Gardens

Creeksea Place House and Gardens

Creeksea Place is a 16th century fairytale Tudor Mansion set in beautiful gardens. The house with its captivating façade and tranquil surroundings is steeped in history.

Ferry Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8PJ


St James the Less Church at St James-The-Less Church

St. James the Less Catholic church is an open and growing community located in the historic town of Colchester in England

St James-The-Less Church, Priory Street, Colchester, UK


St Andrews Church

St Andrew's Church is the Parish Church of Earls Colne

Church Hill, Earls Colne, Essex, CO6 2RG


St Botolph's Priory, Colchester

St Botolph's Priory

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.

St Botolphs Prioy, Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2QA

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The Maldon Brewing Co Ltd

The Maldon Brewing Co Ltd

Multiple camra award winner, many beers brewed.

The Blue Boar stable yard, Silver Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4QE


Maldon United Reformed Church

Maldon United Reformed Church

We are a church made up of all ages, from the very young to the very mature, some are very new to the church, others come from a wide spectrum of church traditions.

Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ


Roman Church

Roman Church

Dating from the 4th century AD the foundations of this church near the Police Station just off the Maldon Road roundabout is probably the earliest known Christian church in Britain.

Southway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3BU


Greek Orthodox Church

Greek Orthodox Church

St Helen's Chapel, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, UK


Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church

Colchester's only surviving Saxon building which has an arrowhead (triangle arches) doorway in the tower and features re-used Roman bricks.

Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JN


Myland Parish Hall

Mile End Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5DY