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Our barns will be open from 12th April for families.

From 17th May 2 households or the rule of 6 applies.

From 21st June no restrictions.


Please note: We leave vacant days between each booking followed by a heightened COVID 19 cleaning schedule, including a professional clean.

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Ideally situated near Maldon and Colchester our self-catering barns provide an excellent base to explore the area. With lots of attractions for the whole family to enjoy, discover the best that Essex has to offer.

Things to do near Maldon

Madison Heights – Maldon’s Premier Entertainment Centre

https://www.madisonheights.co.uk/

With monkey puzzle indoor play, swimming pool, bowling, roller skating and arcade. Located 7 miles away.

Maldon Promenade Park

https://www.visitmaldon.co.uk/promenade-park/

Located on the sloping bank of the river Blackwater, Maldon’s Promenade Park has been a popular leisure location for over a hundred years. Splash park, skateboard park, crabbing lake and adventure golf are available. Historic sea cruises can also be booked. Located 7 miles away.

Heybridge Basin

https://www.visitmaldon.co.uk/heybridge-basin/

Heybridge Basin is located at the end of the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation and contains the sea lock which joins the canal to the Blackwater estuary.  From here you can walk the sea wall path to Maldon, or in the opposite direction to Goldhanger and beyond. There are two pubs at Heybridge Basin, as well as the famous Tiptree Preserve Company Tea Room. Located 4.5 miles away.

Colchester Zoo

https://www.colchester-zoo.com/

Colchester Zoo is home to 220 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes where guests can feed elephants and giraffes, ride the Lost Madagascar Train and experience close encounters with animals. Located 11 miles away.

Colchester Castle

https://colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/visit/colchester-castle/

This 11th century Norman keep is the largest in Europe, constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius when Colchester was the first Roman Capital of Britain. Some of the most important historical finds in Britain can be found in Colchester Castle, from Celtic coin hoards to Roman statues and mosaics, medieval paintings to civil war armour. Autism-friendly tours are available. Located 11 miles away.

Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

https://www.essexwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/tiptree-heath

Tiptree Heath is a 25 hectare biological site of special scientific interest located south-west of Tiptree. It is managed by  the Essex Wildlife Trust together with the friends of Tiptree Heath. Located 4 miles away.

Abberton Reservoir

https://www.essexwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/abberton

The huge expanse of Essex & Suffolk Water’s Abberton Reservoir is one of Europe’s top wetland sites. Up to 40,000 ducks, swans and geese visit each year. Located 9.5 miles away.

Jimmy’s Farm and Wildlife Park

https://jimmysfarm.com/

Situated in the heart of Suffolk, Jimmy’s vision was to start a livestock farm using traditional, free-range meat production practices rearing British rare-breeds. It is now home to a Wildlife Park, restaurant, vegetable and flower gardens, farm shop and clothing, gift and craft shops. Located 19 miles away.

Marsh Farm

https://www.marshfarm.co.uk/

This Children’s Adventure Park and petting farm is a fun-filled day out. Located 15 miles away.

Frinton-on-Sea

https://www.visitessex.com/explore/coastal-destinations/frinton-on-sea

With a reputation as an exclusive resort, Frinton retains an atmosphere of the 1920/30’s. Tree-lined avenues sweep down to the elegant Esplanade and cliff-top greensward, with its colourful Victorian-style beach huts. The sandy beach is quiet and secluded. Located 37 miles away.

Historical Sites

The Historic Town of Maldon

https://visitmaldon.co.uk/

Maldon is one of the oldest recorded towns in Essex and a walk up the High Street to the crest of the town reveals many buildings whose brick facades conceal medieval timber frames. Located 4 miles away.

 

Colchester Castle

https://colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/visit/colchester-castle/

This 11th century Norman keep is the largest in Europe and constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius when Colchester was the first Roman Capital of Britain. Some of the most important historical finds in Britain can be found in Colchester Castle, from Celtic coin hoards to Roman statues and mosaics, medieval paintings to civil war armour. Autism-friendly tours are available. Located 11 miles away.

 

Cressing Temple Barns

https://www.explore-essex.com/places-to-go/find-whats-near-me/cressing-temple-barns

Granted to the Knights Templar in 1137, Cressing Temple Barns is of significant historic interest for its unique buildings and garden and is internationally renowned for its well-preserved medieval carpentry, providing a glimpse into the lives of the people who built them. Located 8 miles away.

Walking and Cycling

Situated around the barns are 4 separate footpaths for ramblers and dog walkers. There are numerous minor roads including the one which runs in front of the property that are excelling for joggers or cycling enthusiasts that lead to pretty villages with country pubs and tea rooms.

Sailing and Golf

Blackwater Sailing Club

https://blackwatersailingclub.org.uk/

Local sailing club with open days, cadet weeks, and regattas. Located 4.5 miles away.

 

Forresters Park Golf and Country Club

https://forrester-park.co.uk/

Located 2 miles away.

 

Benton Hall Golf Club

https://www.bentonhall.co.uk/

Located 4 miles away.

 

Five Lakes Resort

https://www.fivelakes.co.uk/golf/

Located 6 miles away.

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