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Essex is a tourism hotspot, so when planning your day out, be sure to check out some of these must-see Essex tourist attractions.

Essex is a tourism hotspot, so when planning your day out, be sure to check out some of these must-see Essex tourist attractions.

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Beth Chatto Gardens

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Address: Clacton Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex CO7 7DB
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Phone: 01206 822007
World renowned gardens and extensive plant nursery created by award-winning plantswoman Beth Chatto OBE, near Colchester in Essex. » More Info

Brightlingsea Museum

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Address: Dove House, Station Road, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0DT
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Phone: 01206 307121
Brightlingsea is a small town with a big history! This friendly, free museum is packed with fascinating facts and fun have-a-go activities. Drop in for half an hour or half a day, there is plenty to explore and excite you, whatever your interests. » More Info

Castle Park

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Address: High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UG
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Phone: 01206 282962
Colchester's distinctive heritage is nowhere more apparent than in Castle Park. Providing a green oasis in the town centre, you can sit, walk, enjoy music, play games, or picnic amongst wonderful flowers and trees. » More Info

Ultimate Ninja UK

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Address: 259 Greenstead Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 2SJ
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Phone: 01206 870700
Test your Ninja skills on a full-sized obstacle course based in the heart of Colchester! Suitable for youngsters aged seven and above, or adults looking for a new fitness challenge, this is great fun for the whole family. » More Info

Tymperleys

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Address: Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JN
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Phone: 01206 765034
Tymperleys is an oasis of calm in the heart of Colchester. Try the delicious food made by our chef fresh for you. » More Info

The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

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Address: 75 East Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 2TS
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Phone: 01206 973371
Historical building used in the 1648 Civil War. We are a Bar and Restaurant located in Colchester City. We provide lunch, dinner, afternoon teas and use the freshest local produce. » More Info

Bourne Mill

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Address: Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8RT
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Phone: 01206 549799
A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century. » More Info

Green Island Gardens

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Address: Park Road, Ardleigh, Essex CO7 7SP
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Phone: 01206 230455
Green Island Gardens is 20 acres of private gardens, open for the public to visit in Ardleigh near Colchester, Essex. Nursery, tearoom, local markets and fayre, weddings and special events. » More Info

Cudmore Grove Country Park

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Address: Broman's Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex CO5 8UE
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Phone: 01206 383868
A nature reserve of over 102 acres of unique coastal landscapes and habitat and heritage overlooking the Colne and Blackwater Estuaries. » More Info

Colchester Castle Museum

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Address: Castle Park, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TJ
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Phone: 01206 282939
A visit to Colchester Castle is better than ever before with interactive displays and star exhibits, like the Colchester Gladiator Vase and Fenwick Hoard of Roman treasure. » More Info

Bateman's Tower

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Address: Promenade Way, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0HH
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Built in 1883 by John Bateman, Bateman's Tower is a Grade II listed building which can be found at the entrance to Brightlingsea Creek at Westmarsh Point on the River Colne. » More Info