Planning a trip? The following places are easily reachable from the Gardens.
If you're looking for guides to the surrounding areas or a place to stay these links may be of interest:
Still lived in by the Petre family for fifteen generations, surrounded by 10 acres of gardens.
Layer Marney Tower
Built in the reign of Henry VIII one of the countrys most dramatic buildings.
The 200 acre Gardens and Arboretum feature a tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world.
A traditional, mid-Georgian country house with lovely gardens, woods and parkland.
University of Essex
Conference Office site with news and information about the university and a useful range of local interest links.
Colchester in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town, with a rich history dating back over 2000 years.
Park Holidays UK - Family Caravan Holidays & Holiday Home Ownership.
A guide to discounted offers and things to do throughout Essex.
A welcoming waterside hotel on the outskirts of Colchester.