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Adventure Island

This is the number one theme park in the Southeast of England, a great place for anyone at any age, especially children and tiny.....

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Audley End

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

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Bourne Mill

Picturesque watermill with working waterwheel..

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Bridge End Gardens

These perfectly laid out gardens were started in the mid 18th century by Atkinson Francis Gibson. They are particularly noted.....

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Colchester Castle

Colchester is an ancient town situated on the site where a Roman city once stood. It is most famous for its massive Norman.....

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Colchester Castle Park

Winner of Britains Best Park 2009, Colchester Castle Park is a fantastic park in the town centre of Colchester. Great for a walk.....

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Dedham Art and Craft Centre

The Dedham Art & Craft Centre is situated in the heart of Constable Country, on the North Essex/Suffolk border. In this.....

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East Anglian Railway Museum

Where better to take the children for a great day out! Here at the East Anglian Railway Museum, children, mum and dad, even.....

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Hadleigh Castle

Built by the Normans on the approach to London, lived in by 3 queens; Catherine of Aragon, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr......

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Hatfield Forest Country Park

An ancient royal hunting ground, designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserve...

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Lee Valley Park

A 26 mile long stretch following the river Lee, the Lee Valley Park is made up of country parks, heritage sites, lake and.....

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Paycocke's

Fine late Gothic merchant's house - The finest example of domestic late Gothic/Tudor architecture...

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Saffron Walden Castle

Very little remains of Saffron Walden Castle, but what is here is well worth seeing for it is a fine example of a Norman.....

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Saffron Walden Museum

This is the second oldest purpose-built museum in the country. It occupies a gracious russet brick building in an enclosed.....

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St. Osyth Priory

The ruins of St.Osyth's Priory are the most picturesque and impressive range of monastic buildings in Essex. The priory dates.....

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The Naze Tower

Built above colourful fossil rich cliffs by Trinity House in 1721, the Naze Tower rises 85 feet into the air and affords visitors.....

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Weald Country Park

At almost 500 acres and once a deer park used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063, Weald Park has plenty of.....

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