Dedham Vale

Dedham Vale is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is famously associated with the great English landscape…

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Layer Marney Tower

The tower is a beautiful Tudor gatehouse built in 1520. In fact, it is the tallest gatehouse in England. You…

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Mersea Island

Mersea Island is a 15 minute drive from Colchester. You reach it by crossing over a causeway, which sometimes floods…

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The Minories Galleries

The Minories Galleries is a professional contemporary art gallery run by Colchester School of Art. In the Minories, art and…

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