Island exploration and Vaulty Manor
Vaulty Manor is an award-winning, Grade II listed building, steeped in colourful history. Situated by the tranquil Essex Countryside, the restored 17th-Century barn is a delightful place to visit and explore whatever the season.
The pristine white mansion makes the ideal backdrop for photos and the quaint parkland surrounding it is great for an afternoon stroll.
Estuaries and nature reserves
Only 15 minutes away from the manor is the Blackwater Estuary National Nature Reserve; mudflats, grazing marsh and expansive wetlands that are brimful of wildlife, including thousands of species of birds.
Visit the coastal habitat and go on a peaceful walk of the Nearby Heybridge Basin for impressive views across the estuary.
A gentler seaside
The waterside village of Maldon is peaceful, charming and rustic - a great place to unwind in a classic British fashion. Cafes, brasseries and tearooms serve up some tasty treats, or head to a seafood restaurant for some fresh local oysters.
The area's timeline has been home to Romans, Saxons and Vikings, giving Maldon a fascinating history.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Vaulty Manor? Travelodge Colchester Feering Hotel is only 20 minutes away, or Travelodge Chelmsford Hotel is around 13 miles away.