Attractions near CO139HQ
Beth Chatto Gardens (10 Miles)*
The Beth Chatto Gardens began in 1960. From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows, it has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside.
Flatford Bridge Cottage (13 Miles)*
This thatched sixteenth century cottage is at the heart of Constable Country. It houses a display about the artist who features Bridge Cottage in several of his paintings.
Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum (13 Miles)*
Castle House and its Collection is a fitting memorial to Sir Alfred Munnings, KCVO, PRA, who lived at Castle House from 1919 until his death in 1959.
Bourne Mill (14 Miles)*
The mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1591 and features stepped Dutch gables. It was converted to a mill for fulling (a process in cloth manufacture) and later flour milling.
Colchester Zoo (17 Miles)*
Colchester Zoo is now one of the finest Zoos in Europe due to a constant programme of development.
Sutton Hoo (18 Miles)*
At Sutton Hoo you can get close to one of the most important archaeological finds in this country's history - a fascinating story of Anglo-Saxon pagan kings, ship burials, treasure and warriors.
Layer Marney Tower (19 Miles)*
Layer Marney Tower was built between 1515 and 1525 and is the tallest Tudor Gatehouse in the country. Henry 1st Lord Marney was Henry VIII's Lord Privy Seal and he built himself a house which was, he thought, magnificent enough for a person of his po
Orford Ness National Nature Reserve (21 Miles)*
Orford Ness is a wild and remote area and is the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe. It contains a variety of habitats which are home to nationally rare birds, animals and plants.
Otley Hall (21 Miles)*
Otley Hall is a stunningly beautiful 15th century medieval moated Hall. Still a family home, it is set in 10 acres of gardens in the tranquil Suffolk countryside.
Mangapps Railway Museum (22 Miles)*
Mangapps has one of the largest collections of historic railway items on public display in Britain.
Easton Farm Park (23 Miles)*
Easton Farm Park was set up in 1974 to offer family fun and education in the countryside. The founders wanted to give everybody the opportunity to learn about the countryside at first hand.
Coggeshall Grange Barn (23 Miles)*
One of the oldest timber-framed Barns in Europe, dating from the 13th century. It was the barn of the Cistercian monastery of Coggeshall.
Paycockes House (24 Miles)*
This fine half-timbered house is evidence of the wealth generated by the East Anglian wool trade in the 15th and 16th centuries. It contains unusually rich panelling and wood carving.
Snape Maltings Concert Hall (25 Miles)*
The Maltings at Snape, built in 19th century, was one of the largest barley maltings in East Anglia. It became uneconomic and malting stopped in 1965 and the owner leased some of the buildings to the Aldeburgh Festival.
Maeldune Heritage Centre (25 Miles)*
Maeldune Heritage Centre is the home of the 42 foot Maldon embroidery which celebrates the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Maldon.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near CO139HQ
Frinton-on-Sea (< 1 Mile)*
Frinton-on-Sea is a seaside town, fifteen miles from the historic town of Colchester on the Essex Coast.
Kirby Cross (1 Mile)*
Kirby Cross and Kirby-le-Soken are two villages close to the seaside resorts of Frinton and Walton, which are a mile away.
Walton on the Naze (2 Miles)*
Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex is a delightful Victorian styled seaside town and popular holiday resort, which has remained largely untouched since the 1950s.
Great Holland (2 Miles)*
Great Holland is a quiet, pleasant village situated between Frinton and Clacton with the sea visible in the distance. The offshore wind farm at Gunfleet Sands sandbank is now clearly visible and is due to begin operating in August 2009.
Thorpe le Soken (4 Miles)*
Thorpe Le-Soken dates from Saxon times and has a number of historic houses and buildings providing the village with a character distinct from Frinton, Clacton or Walton which developed as seaside resorts. Much of the village has changed re
Great Clacton (5 Miles)*
Great Clacton is a mile from Clacton-on-Sea town centre and seafront. It was originally a distinct village in its own right from the resort of Clacton-on-Sea; however it now merges into one large development.
Clacton-on-Sea (5 Miles)*
The seaside town of Clacton-on -Sea was once upon a time a buzzing holiday hotspot on the East Anglian Essex coast.
Little Clacton (5 Miles)*
Little Clacton is a pleasant village on the outskirts of Great Clacton and Clacton town centre, it is situated approximately three miles from Weeley and Thorpe-Le-Soken.
Weeley (6 Miles)*
Weeley village is eleven miles from Colchester, seven miles west of Walton and five miles from Clacton. The main road to Frinton and Walton passes through, busy with traffic although off the main road the village itself is less busy
Dovercourt (7 Miles)*
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