<p><b>Abberton Reservoir</b> is an artificial body of water located close to the coast of <a href="/pages/w/111958722163648">Essex</a> in the east of England. It is 5mi south-west of <a href="/pages/w/104217019614241">Colchester</a> near the village of <a href="/pages/w/109512352401018">Layer de la Haye</a>.
Ardleigh Caravan & Camping park is a family run business that has been established for 15 years. The touring caravan site is in Constable country and provides easy access to the port of Harwich.Convenient for the historic town of Colchester and well known family favourite Colchester zoo.
Welcome to Balkerne Gate from Lionel and the team Are we not your local? Change location. In a spacious, contemporary setting close to Colchester Zoo, Castle Park & The Beth Chatto Gardens, the Balkerne Gate offers a fresh menu of classic pub food, which changes seasonally. Our dining room features comfortable, cosy furnishings & our outdoor area is perfect for dining! Plus, we're easily accessible from the A12 & just a 4-minute drive from Colchester Business Park.
Welcome to the Beth Chatto Gardens. The Gardens are situated in Elmstead Market, a 10 minute drive from Colchester. They were created by award winning gardener, author and lecturer Beth Chatto, who won 10 gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show, in 10 consecutive years.
Managed by Colchester Borough Council - visit their museum website for more ideas on exploring Colchester's fascinating history. Before You Go How to Find Them: Although part of the same defensive system of earthworks, Bluebottle Grove and Lexden Earthworks are accessed separately.
The museum buildings are located on the north-western side of the airfield site. Richard Turner (left) and Henry Farwell (right) inside the museum after the opening ceremony. We are proud to have the largest collection of Martin B-26 Marauder parts in the UK including a large section of fuselage.
Colchester Castle HISTORY Colchester Castle is a beautifully preserved Norman stronghold with a rich history dating back to Roman times. Built from 1076 (some say from 1069) and completed in around 1100, Colchester Castle was constructed under the order of King William I for use as a royal fortress.
Lots to explore including our facilities, history, how to visit and what you’ll see when here. Information about the Natural History Museum in Ipswich. Lots to explore including our facilities, history, how to visit and what you’ll see when here.
This scheme would have involved the demolition of a long stretch of important business premises in the High Street, and there seemed no chance of any scheme like this until it was announced in May that Lord and Lady Cowdray had given the handsome sum of £10,000 for the purpose of purchasing Colchester Castle and presenting it to the town as their war memorial gift.
This is a small gate through the wall (not a major thoroughfare), dating from the Roman period. It was re-discovered by a Victorian archaeologist by the name of Duncan and the gate took his name thereafter. Not as complete as the Balkerne Gate, Duncan's Gate is an excellent example of a postern.
Located in Colchester, Essex, and founded in 1994, the visual arts organisation firstsite’s original home was Colchester’s 18th century Minories building. From this base, an innovative programme of exhibitions and professional development for artists began to grow and flourish.
Constable Country on The Tourist Trail | Start in neighbouring Essex at Colchester the oldest recorded town in England before relaxing in the inspirational landscape of Constable country at Dedham and Flatford. Explore the historic Suffolk countryside of Lavenham, Kersey and Long Melford, home to Lovejoy.
High Woods Country Park is one of Colchester's beauty spots. The Country Park includes woodland, open spaces (ideal for picnics) a lake and wildflower meadows. Along with marshy areas, hayfields and scrubland, High Woods provides the right habitat for thousands of different birds and mammals.
High Woods Country Park is one of Colchester's beauty spots. The Country Park includes woodland, open spaces (ideal for picnics) a lake and wildflower meadows. Along with marshy areas, hayfields and scrubland, High Woods provides the right habitat for thousands of different birds and mammals. It's free for humans too.
An allotment is the answer! Allotments: Are great value for money; Allow you to relax and unwind from the hustle of the outside world in the fresh air; Give you the opportunity to meet new people; Colchester Borough Council runs 19 allotment sites within the borough with over 1100 plots in active cultivation.
Lexden Earthworks are alongside Straight Road, near its junction with Garden Drive. To visit Bluebottle Grove from Lexden Earthworks, head south along Straight Road and turn left into Heath Road, left into Church Lane, right into Beech Hill and follow the signs to the site to the junction with Parson's Hill and Prettygate Road.