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All Saint's Church, Colchester, Essex

Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

The ruins of All Saint's Church stand within the grounds of Colchester Zoo next to the Orangutan Forest, which is the Zoo's biggest development costing 1.75 million. The church was built as part of the Stanway Manor est...

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Colchester Priory Essex, Essex

Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 3.4 miles away.

St.Botolph's Priory was one of the first Augustinian priories in England, founded in the eleventh century. The ruined remains of the nave survive today under the care of English Heritage. Built in flint and reused Roman...

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Colchester Castle, Essex

Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 3.5 miles away.

Colchester Castle can be found in the town centre in Castle Park, off the High Street. Colchester is Britain's oldest recorded town and was once the capital of Roman Britain. The Castle has the largest surviving Norman K...

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Colchester Castle Museum, Essex

Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 3.5 miles away.

Colchester Castle Museum is located at Colchester Castle, the largest Norman Keep in Europe, in Castle Park just off the High Street. This is an award winning museum with many hands-on displays, covering 2,000 years of h...

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Wivenhoe Quay, Essex

Located in Wivenhoe, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 5.3 miles away.

Wivenhoe Quay is situated on the river Colne and is a residental district of Colchester. Famous for its boat building and dockyard, Wivenhoe developed as a port for Colchester...

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Mersea Island, Essex

Located in Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 6.3 miles away.

Mersea Island is located eight miles from Colchester and is the most easterly inhabited island in the United Kingdom. Mersea's industries include farming, fishing, oyster cultivation and tourism. Most of the restaurants,...

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Coggeshall Paycocke's House, Essex

Located in Coggeshall, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 6.5 miles away.

This early sixteeth century timber framed merchant's house was owned by the Paycocke family, who made their wealth through the wool trade. The house is now owned by the national trust. It contains rich panelling and wood...

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Tollesbury Lightship, Essex

Located in Tollesbury, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 7.2 miles away.

Tollesbury Lightship is located in the salt marshes at Woodrolfe Creek near Tollesbury Marina on the River Blackwater Estuary. It was retired in 1988 but for most of its working life was stationed off the south coast of...

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Tollesbury Marina, Essex

Located in Tollesbury, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 7.3 miles away.

Located at the mouth of the River Blackwater, near the village of Tollesbury, in the heart of Essex countryside. Tollesbury Marina has been designed as a boating centre for the family, with activities including pontoon b...

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Beth Chatto Garden, Essex

Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 7.4 miles away.

The Beth Chatto Gardens have developed from an overgrown wasteland in 1960 into an exceptional informal garden. The soil was poor gravel and bogs. Beth Chatto found plants suited to gravel, water and woodland gardens. Th...

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Brightlingsea Beach, Essex

Located in Brightlingsea, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 8.7 miles away.

Brightlingsea Beach is situated on the River Colne and is famous for its colourful beach huts. The sandy beach runs along Western Promenade, next to Bateman's Tower (a local historic landmark) and is perfect for a quiet...

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Brightlingsea Creek, Essex

Located in Brightlingsea, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 9.0 miles away.

Brightlingsea Creek is located between Colchester and Clacton-On-Sea close to the mouth of the Colne Estuary. Brightlingsea's traditional industries have included fishery (especially oyster fishing) and shipbuilding. The...

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Sir Alfred Munnings Museum

Located in Dedham Vale AONB, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Approximately 9.1 miles away.

Artist Sir Alfred Munnings lived at Castle House from 1919 until his death in 1959. The house dates from the Tudor and Georgian periods and contains the artist's original furniture as well as works representing his whole...

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Cressing Temple, Essex

Located in Cressing, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 9.6 miles away.

Cressing Temple is located 3 miles north of Witham and the site was given to the Knights Templar in 1137. It has two of the most impressive Templar barns in Europe. The Wheat Barn is dated to around 1250 and The Barley B...

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Osea Island, Essex

Located in Osea Island, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 10.0 miles away.

Osea Island is an inhabited private island in the estuary of the River Blackwater, enclosed by four miles of beaches and coastline. The island has been inhabited for over 5,000 years. The Causeway which connects Osea to...

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River Stour at Flatford, Suffolk

Located in Suffolk, East of England, England

Approximately 10.3 miles away.

The River Stour and Valley painted by John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough. Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Forms a great deal of the Essex/Suffolk border. Rises in eastern Cambridgeshire. Flows eastwards...

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Flatfield Mill, Suffolk

Located in East Bergholt, Suffolk, East of England, England

Approximately 10.3 miles away.

Flatford Mill is a Grade 1 listed watermill which was built in 1733 in the beautiful Dedham Vale. The Mill and its surroundings were made famous by the paintings of John Constable, whose father once owned the Mill. The M...

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Willy Lotts Cottage, Suffolk

Located in East Bergholt, Suffolk, East of England, England

Approximately 10.3 miles away.

Made famous by John Constable's painting of 1821, The Haywain, particularly the ford outside the cottage. The cottage is located downstream from Flatford Mill...

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St. Osyth Priory, Essex

Located in St. Osyth, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 11.2 miles away.

St. Osyth is located five miles to the west of Clacton and is dominated by the medieval remains of the Priory. Building began in 1118 for the Augustine Canons and the Priory became one of the great Augustine Abbeys of Eu...

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Located in Maldon, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 11.2 miles away.

Maldon has had settlements since the Bronze Age and was once known as "the jewel on the East Coast". Hythe Quay is the historical port at the centre of Maldon's maritime heritage and home to many surviving Thames barges....

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