Experience big skies, exciting wildlife and a great place
for getting closer to nature.
Ecape the city, get close to wildlife, come and enjoy a
ancient landscape on the banks of the River Thames,...
Chelmsford Cathedral is no vast, vaulted hall. Its qualities are
more jewel like: small, light, colourful, precious and cherished.
When you walk in the building it seems to welcome you. It lifts...
Chelmsford Museum tells the story of the county town from
the Ice Age to the present, including new displays on the more
recent history, and festivals and music. There are additional
A fascinating chance to get closer to nature. Find out about
wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change.
Did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884?
Or that mammoths and...
Colchester Zoo is constantly developing and has won
many awards for its work. With over 270 species to see, set in
60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is...
Focal Point Gallery is South Essex's gallery for contemporary
visual art, promoting and commissioning major solo exhibitions,
group and thematic shows, a programme of events including
Great Notley Country Park and the Flitch Way offers many
facilities including the biggest playing frame in the UK , cycle
hire centre, fishing, visitor centre and bistro.
The park is open...
Hatfield Forest was first
mentioned in the Domesday Book. An outstanding ancient woodland, it
is a rare surviving example of a medieval royal hunting forest,
with deer and cattle grazing among the...
A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set
in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and
enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall. Follow the...
The museum has displays of local history, geology and wildlife.
Upstairs, Southend Planetarium allows visitors to sit back and
enjoy a 40-minute tour of the universe presented by a guide.