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Pendennis Castle


a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

Pictures of Greenstead

in the county of Essex

About Greenstead

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

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St Leonards Church, Colchester

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

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction W of Greenstead)

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...

High Street, Dedham

Dedham (34 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Essex

(5.6 miles, 9.1 km, direction NE of Greenstead)

There are two things that immediately strike you about this enchanting village, the first is the opulence of the beautiful 15th-century church, and the second is the fascinating view of the River Stour, which, like the church, has featured in Constable paintings...

Flatford Mill

Flatford (54 Pictures) in the county of Suffolk

(5.9 miles, 9.6 km, direction NE of Greenstead)

On arrival in Flatford there is little to prepare you for its overwhelming beauty, but you should not be surprised, for this after all is Constable Country, an area made famous by the great landscape painter and which features in so many of his pictures...

Nayland, Suffolk

Nayland (1 Pictures) in the county of Suffolk

(6.2 miles, 10.1 km, direction NW of Greenstead)

The heady beauty of Suffolk has been the inspiration of artist's for centuries and the village of Nayland, in the hear of Constable country is no exception...

Brightlingsea, Essex

Brightlingsea (35 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Essex

(6.4 miles, 10.2 km, direction SE of Greenstead)

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...

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Colchester Castle (21 Pictures)

(1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction W)

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

St. Botolphs Priory in Colchester

St. Botolph's Priory (3 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction W)


Beth Chatto Gardens, May 2001

Beth Chatto Gardens (22 Pictures)

(2.6 miles, 4.2 km, direction E)


Dedham Art and Craft Centre

Dedham Art and Craft Centre (1 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 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)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 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.....

A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction W)

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

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

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

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction S)

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.....

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