Ruined castle from the 13th century, refortified by Edward III in the Hundred Years War. A picturesque spot in the countryside.
The largest Norman castle in Europe holds a museum containing archaeological artefacts, some of them dating back to Ancient Rome.
St. Botolph's Priory was a Medieval Augustinian religious house in Colchester, Essex and had the distinction of being the first and leading…
St John's Abbey, also called Colchester Abbey, was a Benedictine monastic institution in Colchester, Essex, founded in 1095.
Hollytrees Museum is a free to visit, publicly owned museum in the centre of Colchester and close to Colchester Castle.
The history of lightvessels in the United Kingdom goes back over 250 years.
The Battle of Maldon took place on 11 August 991 AD near Maldon beside the River Blackwater in Essex, England, during the reign of Æthelred…
Hylands House is a Grade II* neo-classical villa situated within Hylands Park a 232-hectare park south-west of Chelmsford in Essex in South…
Balkerne Gate is a 1st-century Roman gateway in Colchester. It is the largest surviving gateway in Roman Britain and was built where the…
RHS Garden Hyde Hall is a public display garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in the English county of Essex, east of London.
Harwich Redoubt is a circular fort built in 1808 to defend the port of Harwich, Essex from Napoleonic invasion.
New Hall is a coeducational independent day and boarding school in the village of Boreham in the borough of Chelmsford, Essex, England.