Just five minutes walk from us is a hidden National Trust gem. Bourne Mill is, according to the NT ‘a verdant oasis in suburban Colchester’. Heading south out of Colchester on Mersea Road, just on the outskirts of New Town, is Bourne Pond, a haven for birds, and sited on the eastern side is the mill.
A museum all about jam.
Maldon Museum, ‘The Museum in the Park’, is small but full of interesting local history.
The Colchester Roman Circus was discovered in 2004 which is when I first visited it – along with thousands of others. The circus is where…
This is one of my regular cycle routes – 26 miles through some lovely quiet countryside south of Colchester. The route up on the excellent…
Steam trains, haberdashers and sweet shops!
Not really a winter walk, maybe more of a stroll ! Dedham is famous for being at the very heart of “Constable Country”, where the…
Some lovely photographs of St Peter’s Chapel from a winter walk by Hannah Salisbury
Plenty of walkers, dog-walkers, runners, and cyclists all enjoying the blue sky and fresh air!
Essex weather-boarded cottages and the River Blackwater