Royal Gunpowder Mills.Explore the explosive history of the Royal Gunpowder Mills.
St Peter's Chapel.Chapel built in 654 by St Cedd from Roman bricks. Situated under the large skies and beautiful expanse of the Essex Marshes.
Hedingham Castle.Norman keep built c.1140. With a magnificent Banqueting Hall and beautiful grounds.
Easton Lodge Gardens.A beautiful, romantic and magical 23-acre garden.
Colchester Castle and Musuem.Step into 2000 years of history.
Mistley Towers.Two imposing towers which are the remains of a Robert Adams' church.
Hadleigh Castle.Ruined castle with fine views of the Thames estuary.
Tilbury Fort.Vast artillery fort protecting the River Thames approach to London.
Audley End.Grand house once owned by Charles II.
Prior's Hall Barn.Impressive medieval barn.
Grange Barn.13th-century monastic barn.
Cressing Temple.Historic site including two fine Templar barns.
Paycocke's House.c.1500 merchant's house.
St. Botolph's Priory.Remains of Augustinian priory.
Marks Hall.Gardens and Arboretum.
Bourne Mill.Picturesque water mill owned by the National Trust.
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