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Lion Walk shops, Colchester

Colchester (167 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Essex

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction N of Great Wigborough)

Interestingly, this is England's oldest-recorded town. It has stood on the banks of the River Colne amid fine Essex countryside throughout some of history's most tempestuous times...

Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead (1 Pictures) in the county of Essex

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction NE of Great Wigborough)

Greenstead Church is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....

Batemans Tower after restoration, Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea (33 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Essex

(7.1 miles, 11.5 km, direction E of Great Wigborough)

A medieval port on the Colne estuary, Brightlingsea was once an associate member of the Cinque Ports. The history of the town goes back to Roman times and it's industry has always been linked to the sea...

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation Canal

Maldon (139 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Essex

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction SW of Great Wigborough)

A fine old town, beautifully set on a ridge above the Blackwater, with views across Northey Island and Osea Island...

St Osyth in the snow 2009

St Osyth (38 Pictures) in the county of Essex

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction E of Great Wigborough)

The village is noted for its medieval Priory, a Grade I listed building which started life as a foundation for Augustinian Canons around 1127, it later became an abbey which was eventually dissolved in 1539...

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A picture of Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall

Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall (8 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction SE)

The Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall is the oldest church in England, having been built by St Cedd in 654ad. It sits right on the.....

St. Botolphs Priory in Colchester

St. Botolph's Priory (3 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction N)



Colchester Castle (21 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction N)

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

Beth Chatto Gardens, May 2001

Beth Chatto Gardens (22 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction NE)


A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction NW)

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

Dedham Art and Craft Centre

Dedham Art and Craft Centre (1 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

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

Willie Lott's Cottage, Flatford Mill, Suffolk

Flatford Mill (52 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.3 km, direction NE)

Standing on the River Stour beneath the wonderful open Suffolk sky, Flatford Mill, one of the 18th century water-mills owned by.....

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