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  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Historical Event, Sun 21 Apr 2019, £9

Egg and Spoon Races

Egg and Spoon Races


Family event, for all ages. Toddlers can enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, older children can enjoy Egg and Spoon Races. The whole family can have a go at the Easter Quiz. Climb the Tower, see the Exhibitions, visit the Tudor tombs in the church, have a cream tea in the Tea Room.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 21 Apr 2019 11:00 to 17:00


Adult entry £9.00
Child entry £5.00
Family - 2 adults and 2 children £25.00

Also see

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 7 - Thu 11 Apr Bottle Feeding the Lambs
Sun 21 Apr Easter Sunday
Mon 22 Apr Easter Monday
Sun 28 Apr Invitation to View
Sun 26 - Mon 27 May Tudor Domestic Re-enactment
Mon 27 May Village Fete and Companye of Merrie Folke


Layer Marney,


See location of Layer Marney Tower on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 928174  Lat: 51.82194 Long: 0.79613

By Road:
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.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted