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  1. West Mersea Beach Huts
    Pick from one of several walking trails on Mersea Island, or follow the coastline around the perimeter for a longer circular walk
  2. Dedham High Street
    Discover Essex's only Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on foot to make the most of the stunning scenery and country air
  3. Walking Tours - From Camulodunum to Colchester
    Walk the streets of Colchester with a fully qualified tour guide in order to discover all of its secrets. Tours run regularly throughout the year or you can even book a private tour at a time more suitable for you.

Number of results: 36

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  1. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    The Ancient Colchester App developed by Colchester & Ipswich Museums allows you to wander around Colchester Town Centre on a Heritage Trail and bring historic sites to life.

    The Ancient Colchester is available to Download on iOS and Android.

  2. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.

  3. Address

    Colchester, Essex

    Colchester

    The Colchester Orbital  is a 15 mile picturesque walk and cycle route, which follows existing public rights of way, taking advantage of and connecting some of the loveliest green spaces, cycle paths and off-road pathway networks. As the name…

  4. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Discover a series of concrete murals around Colchester Town Centre depicting its history and famous characters from it's past.

  5. Address

    Tiptree, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0PT

    Telephone

    01206 282739

    Tiptree

    Tiptree Heath boasts magnificent heathers, ponds, trails and open space to enjoy.

  6. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    One of the best things about Colchester is that there's so much to explore that's completely free. Download a Family Heritage Treasure Trail, follow the map, and discover some of the town's historical highlights. With the choice of two routes; a…

  7. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Welcome to the Castle Park and to a trail that leads you past some of our more interesting and notable trees. Trees, those large woody plants that we sometimes take for granted. We benefit from their welcome shade on a hot summer’s day, or stroll…

  8. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Colchester's 2000 year old Roman Walls have plenty of stories to tell. Walk the perimeter of the walls with this guide to the original Roman gates, as well as the later Medieval additions.

  9. Address

    Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Abberton, Essex, CO2 0EU

    Telephone

    01206 738172

    Abberton

    Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for winter wildfowl. Nesting cormorants, common terns and nightingales. Nature trails for all the family and bird hides. Shop selling gifts, optics and…

  10. Address

    IP12 1PE

    Telephone

    01394 445225

    The Stour Valley Path is a 60 mile walk following the River Stour through Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

  11. Address

    East Mersea, East Mersea, Essex, CO5 8UE

    Telephone

    01206 383868

    East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.

  12. Address

    Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Highwoods, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR

    Telephone

    01206 853588

    Highwoods, Colchester

    370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.

  13. Address

    South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Fingringhoe, Essex, CO5 7DN

    Telephone

    01206 729678

    Fingringhoe

    Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair access, bird hides, gift shop and visitor centre with tea room. Friendly atmosphere. Regular events for adults and children.

  14. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    This excellent self-guided walking tour of the Town Centre's key historical sites is available to purchase for £2.50 from the Visitor Information Centre. Take a leisurely stroll with it in hand and you could easilly eat up a whole afternoon. A…

  15. Address

    Fixing the Link is an innovative artwork installation and wayfinding project to enhance the walk from Colchester North station to Colchester town centre.

  16. Address

    CO6 1JY

    The Essex Way is an 81 mile walk from Epping to Harwich, which will lead you through ancient woodlands, open farmland,tree-lined river valleys and leafy green lanes, visiting historic towns and villages along the way.

  17. Address

    Mersea Island, Essex

    Mersea Island is the perfect place for walking, whether you would like a short stroll of "The Old City" or a longer walk along the "Strood Channel", there are plenty of beautiful views and an abundance of wildlife to see along the way.

  18. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    A riverside walking trail from Colchester's town centre to the historic port.

  19. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Discover the wildlife and history of the Bourne Valley with this downloadable audio tour. Starting just outside the gate to Bourne Mill on your travels you’ll be greeted by the Miller’s daughter, a medieval botanist, and Brother Jerome from St…

  20. Address

    Castle Park, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    Three walking trails of Castle park - each aimed at a different age group

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