1 Reuben Walk, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2SZ
Heritage museum detailing the history of Earls Colne since Neolithic times. Temporary exhibitions are regularly mounted relating to a particular aspect of the village & its inhabitants. Complementary slide shows run during open hours.
43 Bokcing End, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9AE
A 5.5 acre Victorian garden with many original features including bandstand, tennis courts, pond and ornamental flower beds.
St Mary's Church Office, Church St, Bocking, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5JY
Founded nearly 1,000 years ago, the 13th-16th century church beside the village green is an almost unique 'Archbishop's Peculiar', with a line of Deans from 1232. Fine roof, memorials, brasses and woodwork. Guide by appointment.
Town Hall, 61 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2FE
Church Road, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3PQ
This Saxon church is on the site of a Roman villa. The Victorians gave the church its present appearance and its greatest treasure: French stained glass from the 12th century.
Bocking Church Street, Bocking, Essex, CM7 5LJ
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.
Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH
One of the most complete historic watermills in Essex with most of the original machinery. Restored working water wheel. Open weekends in spring and summer.
Warners Mill, Silks Way, Essex, CM7 3GB
A unique record of the history of textile design. The gallery is a celebration of the fabrics and designs produced by Warner and Sons from the mid 19th century.
Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, CM7 4NN
Local heritage centre housed in 15th century guildhall. Exhibitions of artwork, paintings, pottery, sewing and weaving. Historic paintings, maps and photographs.
Great Yeldham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 4JG
Spencers is a traditional English country estate built by Lady Anne Spencer, granddaughter of the first Duke of Marlborough, in the mid 18th century.
Great Saling, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5DT
Twelve acre garden, including walled garden dated 1698. Ponds, water garden, many rare trees, temple. Open in aid of the National Gardens Scheme.
Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HW
This award winning museum is based in the converted Courtauld School and has displays from Crittall steel windows to Warners royal silks, Castle Hedingham pottery to Edward Bawden prints.
Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ
One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.
Boydells Farm, Wethersfield, Essex, CM7 4AQ
A family run dairy farm specialising in milking sheep, also goats and cows. Many other farm animals. Everything explained; fun and educational for all. Donkey cart rides.
Braintree Sixth Form, Notley Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1WY
Braintree Arts Theatre offers a range of professional touring acts as well as local community shows and events.
Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG
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.
Great Lodge, Braintree Road, Great Bardfield, Essex, CM7 4QD
Small vineyard which forms part of an arable farm in North Essex, just down the road from Finchingfield and Thaxted. Offering wine tasting and tours of the vineyard, barn and garden.
Charter Way, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH
26 Laned Ten Pin Bowling Centre, with Fully Licensed Bar, Arcade Game Machines, Function Room and Karaoke Booth.