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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Essex

Britain's Finest Places to visit in Essex, such as Audley End House & Gardens and Copped Hall Mansion and Gardens are listed below.

Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Essex

Britain's Finest Places to visit in Essex, such as Audley End House & Gardens and Copped Hall Mansion and Gardens are listed below.

Audley End House & Gardens [Garden]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the 19th and 20th century) by offering up a whole host... more

Copped Hall Mansion and Gardens [Historic House]

Stables Courtyard, Epping

The mansion at Copped Hall was completed in 1758 as a gentleman's country house. It was, and is, set in excellent landscape and was well known for the quality of its construction. The house was burned out in 1917 (not as War damage).The house was subsequently allowed to fall into disrepair and... more

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel [Spa]

Frinton Road, Thorpe Le Soken

Lifehouse is a contemporary award-winning spa hotel nestled in 12 acres of picturesque English Heritage Listed gardens providing the perfect adults-only countryside retreat. Located just over an hour from London by train and close to the pretty seaside town of Frinton-on-Sea, Lifehouse offers a... more

Maison Talbooth [Spa]

Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester

Prepare to be pampered. That’s the message that comes across loud and clear when you cross the threshold at the spa at Maison Talbooth. Glide through the doors and take your time to adjust into relaxation mode by sinking into the deep comfy sofa, sipping a glass of fruit juice and flicking through... more

Audley End House & Gardens [Historic House]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house's story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the 19th and 20th century) by offering up a whole host of... more

Waltham Abbey Gardens [Garden]

Abbey View, Waltham Abbey


Explore Waltham Abbey Gardens Waltham Abbey Gardens is an award-winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the Abbey, the last to be dissolved by Henry VIII and thought to be the site of King Harold’s grave. The remains of some of the Abbey buildings can still be... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall [Garden]

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

Nestled in the heart of rural Essex, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this garden with its eclectic mix of styles from traditional to modern. With lots of space to think and breathe, you’ll find something to delight and inspire at every turn. Highlights include the Dry Garden with its fantastic... more

Epping Ongar Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Station Approach, Ongar


All aboard the Epping Ongar Railway Epping Ongar railway does a brisk trade in transporting 21st century punters back in time to the era of steam and tea served in proper tea cups. The volunteer-run heritage line operates steam and diesel hauled trains through 6.5 miles of... more

Colne Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Yeldham Road, Halstead

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of vintage steam and diesel engines, carriages and wagons... more

The Gibberd Garden [Garden]

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of rooms, each with its own character. The glades,... more

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