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Feed elephants and giraffes, watch a falconry display and meet the fearsome Komodo dragons at one of the U.K.’s best zoos.
Rent a mountain bike and ride beneath the forest canopy or go bird-watching along the many hiking trails that wind through this ancient forest.
Visit operating stables, explore formal gardens and discover some local history at one of the finest examples of Jacobean architecture in Britain.
Travel back more than 900 years in time when you step into a replica of a medieval castle and its dwellings.
Ride a pedalo on the boating lake, enjoy a game of mini golf or simply spend an afternoon relaxing in Colchester’s most popular public park.
Spend an afternoon at the tallest Tudor gatehouse in England to find a knot garden, a farm, a Wildlife Walk and five centuries’ worth of history.
You can find out about the history of Chelmsford with a stop at Leez Priory. Visit the lively bars or cosy cafes in this relaxing area.
You can learn about the history of Chelmsford with a stop at Chelmsford Cathedral. Visit the top-notch restaurants or lively bars in this relaxing area.