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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Colchester

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Colchester in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 13 Colchester stately homes and gardens to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Kentwell Hall and Gardens

    Kentwell Hall and Gardens

    Long Melford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Come and explore the extravagant Kentwell Hall and Gardens, explore inside the luxurious traditional mansion and discover the friendly animals at the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 16.4 miles from Colchester
  2. RHS Hyde Hall

    RHS Hyde Hall

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    RHS Garden Hyde Hall in rural Essex is a place where you can unwind in stunning natural surroundings while your kids run around, play and explore. To...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 20.4 miles from Colchester
  3. Mushrooms at Hylands House and Park in Chelmsford

    Hylands House and Park

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Hylands House and Park has plenty for the family to enjoy, with 574 acres of parkland, including recreational ancient woodland, grassland, lakes, pon...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 23.4 miles from Colchester
  4. Horse and carriage at Audley End House and Park in Saffron Walden

    Audley End House and Gardens

    Saffron Walden

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Families exploring Audley End House and Park have a period delight in store for them as they experience the opulent rooms and atmosphere, not least w...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 30.7 miles from Colchester
  5. Three young kids playing in some leaves at Anglesey Abbey

    Anglesey Abbey

    Lode

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Enjoy a family day out in nature at Anglesey Abbey and discover 114 acres of beautiful land, just 6 miles away from Cambridge! Your adventure with th...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 36.8 miles from Colchester
  6. Families at Rye House Gatehouse in Hoddesdon

    Rye House Gatehouse

    Hoddesdon

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Take a trip to the past as you explore the Rye House Gatehouse: one of the first brick built houses in the country and boasting outstanding decoratio...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 39.1 miles from Colchester
  7. Fountains at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden

    Cambridge

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    With plants from all over the world displayed in a 40 acre oasis of gardens and glasshouses, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is an inspiratio...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 39.3 miles from Colchester
  8. Outside view of Valentines Mansion and Gardens in Ilford

    Valentines Mansion and Gardens

    Ilford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Discover Valentines Mansion and Gardens: a beautiful 300 year old country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Set within the historic Valentine...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 42 miles from Colchester
  9. Outside view of Westgate Gardens in Canterbury

    Westgate Gardens

    Canterbury

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    Explore a riverside landscape rich in wildlife and history. Situated alongside the Great Stour River in the historic city of Canterbury, the Westgate...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 42.8 miles from Colchester
  10. Capel Manor Gardens

    Capel Manor Gardens

    Enfield

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Spend the day at Capel Manor Gardens, home to a stunning Georgian house with 60 beautiful gardens and 8 centuries of history. Let the kids run off an...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 43.4 miles from Colchester
  11. Charlton House

    Charlton House

    London

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    An afternoon at lovely country house sounds like your cup of tea? Enjoy a family day out at the grade one listed Charlton House - a beautiful example...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 46.6 miles from Colchester
  12. Garden at Knebworth House Gardens and Park

    Knebworth House Gardens and Park

    Knebworth

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Visitors the  Historical Knebworth House,  take a walk on the wild side and visit the Deer Park and the Dinosaur Trail with 72 life size dinosaurs. H...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 47.3 miles from Colchester
  13. Outside view of Hatfield House and Park

    Hatfield House and Park

    Hatfield

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Does your family love animals? Then Hatfield Park Farm is the place for you! Meet new animals, have great fun in the adventure park or simply stroll...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 48.3 miles from Colchester

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