Colchester Castle is an example of a largely complete Norman castle. Colchester’s keep at 46 m by 34 m (152 by 112 feet) is thought to be the largest ever built in Britain and the Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Essex listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Essex day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Essex activity.
Castle Point Transport Museum has a collection of over thirty preserved commercial vehicles and a functioning Model Railway. The building that houses the Museum is fascinating itself and was built Read more [...]
The Cater Museum is a small museum in the heart of Billericay dedicated to the history of the area and its community. 74 High Street was purchased by Mrs. Alice Read more [...]
The Coalhouse Fort is an artillery fort built in the 1860s to offer protection to the lower Thames from seaborne attack. The fort stands at Coalhouse Point in Essex on Read more [...]
The Colchester Natural History Museum is within a former church featuring natural history exhibits on regional animals and geology.
Chelmsford Cathedral is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, St Peter and St Cedd. The church of St Mary the Virgin in Chelmsford was probably first built along with the town eight Read more [...]
Bourne Mill is a watermill with working waterwheel.
Coggeshall Grange Barn is a 13th-century monastic barn managed by the National Trust, and is one of Europe’s oldest timber-framed buildings. The barn has a spectacular single open space and Read more [...]