Other Great Days Out

Battlesbridge Antique Centre

A fun place to poke around for antique furniture and vintage goodies. Bring cash and make sure to haggle! Within 20 mins drive.

RHS Hyde Hall Gardens

Beautiful RHS Gardens with several cafes, a great gift shop and plant centre. Within 15 minutes drive. Events for adults and children held throughout the year.

Colchester Zoo

A large, fabulous zoo within 1 hour drive. Great for kids and families offering all sorts of seasonal events and activities.

Frinton Beach

By far the best beach in the area and well worth the drive! A gorgeous, wide, sandy beach that doesn’t get too crowded- perfect for swimming and sunbathing! Dogs welcome. The town of Frinton also has lots of cafe’s and shops. 1 hr 20 mins drive.


A beautiful city and a must see for first time visitors to the area! Approx. 1 hr 20 mins drive.


We are only 1 hour by direct train into the centre of London!