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Attractions near The Buttery

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Layer Marney Tower (1 Mile)*
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
Colchester Zoo (3 Miles)*
Colchester Zoo is now one of the finest Zoos in Europe due to a constant programme of development.

Coggeshall Grange Barn (5 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 (5 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.
Bourne Mill (6 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.
Maeldune Heritage Centre (8 Miles)*
Maeldune Heritage Centre is the home of the 42 foot Maldon embroidery which celebrates the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Maldon.
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.
Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum (12 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.
Mangapps Railway Museum (12 Miles)*
Mangapps has one of the largest collections of historic railway items on public display in Britain.
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.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near The Buttery
Copford (2 Miles)*
Copford is largely an agricultural village situated 5 miles to the west of Colchester. It is easily accessible thanks to its close proximity to the A12, being just 1/2 a mile form the A120/Stanstead turn-off.
Messing (2 Miles)*
A very tidy village steeped in history, this small Essex village is a very pretty place that doesn't resemble its name in the slightest! This was how a magazine started its feature on our village recently.
Inworth (2 Miles)*
Tolleshunt D'Arcy (4 Miles)*
Abberton (5 Miles)*
Tollesbury (6 Miles)*
Colchester (6 Miles)*
The historic town of Colchester is located in Essex, 23 miles northeast of Chelmsford and 61 miles from London.
Fingringhoe (6 Miles)*
West Mersea (6 Miles)*
Goldhanger (7 Miles)*
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* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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