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A beautiful Tudor building, which although incomplete, was planned to be the sumptuous palace of Henry VIII's Lord Privy Seal - Henry 1st Lord Marney. Magnificent Tudor architecture makes this a good place for teaching outside the classroom. Courses available
Tudor Days with professional costumed teaching staff. The class can learn about food, medicine, plants, armour, dancing and games, daily life and religion, as well as a tour of the tower. We also have days learning about Stone Age, Bronze Age, Egyptians etc. See web site for full details.
OPENING TIMES: Schools are welcome at any time by arrangement.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 4 hours (1000-1400).
EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher, teachers. Area under cover for eating lunch.
Please contact for details.
TL 928174 51.82194 0.79613
By car: Layer Marney Tower is a 20mns drive from Colchester town centre, off Maldon Road on the way to Tiptree.
The address is: Layer Marney Tower, Layer Marney, Nr. Colchester, Essex C05 9US
By Bus: The 75 bus from Colchester Town Centre will take you to Smythe's Green, a 20mn walk from Layer Marney Tower.
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Wheelchairs available
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs accepted