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image for Outdoor Event item typeLayer Marney Tower Open House & Garden with Rock C

  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Summer Event, Sun 30 Sep 2018, £5-£9

Layer Marney Tower

Layer Marney Tower


Come along and enjoy a visit to Layer Marney Tower and it's wonderful garden, and enjoy the sounds of Colchester's ROCK CHOIR. Timing TBC

The Tower currently has a lovely dolls house, a collection of pictures that are on loan from the Victor Batte Lay Trust and 39 Crowns and Crests of the Knights of the Garter from St George’s Chapel Windsor, generously loaned by the College of Arms.

The Long Gallery, Church, Medieval Barn and gardens will also be open, as will the wonderful child's play area.

Please feel free to bring a picnic or enjoy refreshments from the delightful 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 access

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Sun 30 Sep 2018 12:00 to 17:00

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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