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Bourne Mill

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.

Colchester Roman Circus Centre

The Colchester Roman Circus was discovered in 2004 which is when I first visited it – along with thousands of others. The circus is where…

Winter Walks in Essex – Dedham

Not really a winter walk, maybe more of a stroll ! Dedham is famous for being at the very heart of “Constable Country”, where the…