Experience big skies, exciting wildlife and a great place for
getting closer to nature.
Escape 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 displays...
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...
With over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful
parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit.
As you walk around the zoo there's plenty of play areas to try out
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...
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.