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Paycockes
National Trust

Paycockes, 25 West Street, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1NS, Tel: 01376 561305, Email

Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.

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  • Rail station: Kelvedon (4 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Bourne Mill
National Trust

Bourne Mill, Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT, Tel: 01206 549799, Email

National Trust property, the mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1591 and features stepped "Dutch" gables. There is a millpond and some of the machinery, including the waterwheel which is still intact and working.

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  • Rail station: Colchester Town (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Copped Hall

Epping Upland, Epping, Essex, CM16 5HS, Tel: 0207 267 1679, Email

Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored. Superbly sited on a ridge overlooking its landscaped parkland. The mansion and gardens are situated on a site of ancient human habitation.

 
 
Ingatestone Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Hall Lane, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9NR, Tel: 01277 353010, Email

Tudor manor house and grounds containing furniture, pictures and memorabilia accumulated by the resident family over the centuries.

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  • Rail station: Ingatestone (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

The Munnings Art Museum

 
VistEngland VAQAS

Castle Hill, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6AZ, Tel: 01206 322127

Explore the life and work of renown British artist Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) in his former home and studio.

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  • Rail station: Manningtree (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Friary Walled Garden

 

Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FW, Tel: 01621 855902

The Friary Walled Garden is very small and normally open to the public for a short time once a month.

 
 
 

St Martin's Church, Colchester

 

West Stockwell Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1HN, Tel: 0207 8410414

Built of recycled Roman brick

 
 

Little Easton Manor

 

Little Easton Manor, Park Road, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2JV, Tel: 01371 872857

Extensive gardens, topiary, lakes and fountains. The Barn Theatre and Turkey Barn are available to hire for conferences, civil ceremonies, wedding receptions, dinners, etc. Day ticket angling. Church adjacent.

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  • Rail station: Stansted (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 

St Leonard-at-the-Hythe Church

 

Hythe Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2NP, Tel: 0207 8410414

Traces of the English Civil War

 
 

Saling Hall Garden

 

Great Saling, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5DT, Tel: 01371 850243

Twelve acre garden, including walled garden dated 1698. Ponds, water garden, many rare trees, temple. Open in aid of the National Gardens Scheme.

 
 
 

The Gibberd Garden

 

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0NA, Tel: 01279 442112

The Gibberd Garden is a tranquil, 7 acre garden, planned as a series of theatrical spaces, with a unique collection of sculpture – a garden to delight the senses and the mind.

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  • Rail station: Harlow Mill (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Spencers Garden

 

Great Yeldham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 4JG, Tel: 01787 238175

Spencers is a traditional English country estate built by Lady Anne Spencer, granddaughter of the first Duke of Marlborough, in the mid 18th century.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

St Mary's Church, West Bergholt

 

Hall Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3DU, Tel: 0207 8410414

A harmonious jumble of centuries past

 
 

Little Bromley, St Mary

 

Barlon Road, Little Bromley, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2PP, Tel: 01223 324 442

A patchwork church.

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  • Rail station: Manningtree (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

 
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Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET, Tel: 0845 265 8071

Hyde Hall is a palate of sumptuously rich and varied colours providing inspiration for the novice and keen gardener alike. Whatever time of the year you visit it will always be a wonderful experience.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

The Dutch Cottage

 

Crown Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HQ, Tel: 01268 798600

The tiny octagonal cottage based on the design of the 17th century Dutch settlers must be one of the smallest and certainly most unusual 'council houses' in Britain.

 
 
 

Chelmsford Cathedral

 

New Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1TY, Tel: 01245 294498

The church of St Mary the Virgin in Chelmsford was probably first built along with the town eight hundred years ago. It was rebuilt in the 15th and early 16th centuries, with walls of flint rubble, stone and brick.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 

Hedingham Castle

 

Baley Street, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DJ, Tel: 01787 460261

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

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  • Rail station: Braintree (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum

 
VistEngland VAQAS

Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG, Tel: 01376 563796

A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall.

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  • Rail station: Marks Tey (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Church of St Mary the Virgin

 

Off Church Road, Burton End, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8UB, Tel: 0207 8410414

Peaceful spot in the midst of modern development

 
 

Feeringbury Manor

 

Coggeshall Road, Feering, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9RB, Tel: 01376 561946

A beautiful ten acre garden with something of interest at all times of year. Exuberant planting with masses of flowers and interesting plants. New 60 yard rose arbour by Ben Coode-Adams.

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  • Rail station: Kelvedon (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Myddelton House Gardens

 

Bulls Cross, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770600

Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.

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  • Rail station: Turkey Street (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 

Roundwood Garden & Visitor Centre

 

Bocking Church Street, Bocking, Essex, CM7 5LJ, Tel: 01376 551728

Delightful garden centre, tea rooms, pensioners lunches Mon-Wed. Unusual shrubs, wildlife area, wide range of seasonal bedding plants, country craft shop, excellent facilities for disabled. Children’s play area, aviary and arboretum.

 
 
 

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens

 

Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL, Tel: 07779 223321

In the open countryside just outside Maldon, down by the River Chelmer, stands Beeleigh Abbey, one of the most ancient continuously inhabited buildings in England.