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Colne Valley Railway

Halstead CO9 4HS, UK

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About Colne Valley Railway

The Colne Valley Railway is a heritage railway on the Essex Suffolk boarder in Castle Hedingham. We have a mile length of track with the picturesque 1950s station in the middle. The railway occupies part of the former Colne Valley and Halstead Railway (CVHR), which opened in stages between 16 April 1860 and 10 May 1863. This part of the railway was a through line from Birdbrook to Wakes Colne.



Attractions near Colne Valley Railway

Hedingham Castle2km from Colne Valley Railway

This majestic castle stands in the heart of its ancient ramparts and medieval park, which have evolved into beautifully landscaped gardens. Privately owned by the Lindsay family, descendants of the Earls of Oxford who built it, Hedingham Castle is not just one place. Romantic, exquisite, significant, magnificent and ageless, it is a haven that has had great meaning for 900 years. Its character is revered and its history is the heritage of us all.

Prospect Cottage8.45km from Colne Valley Railway

Prospect Cottage is a house on the coast in Dungeness, Kent. Originally a Victorian fisherman's hut,[1][2] the house was purchased by director and artist Derek Jarman in 1986, and was his home until his death in 1994. its iconic garden stand testament to his defiant spirit, and have the potential to inspire artists and visitors long into the future.

Clare Castle Country Park Trust8.67km from Colne Valley Railway

Clare Castle Country Park is a beautiful quiet area to relax, play, get close to nature and learn about Clare's fascinating history and heritage. The park contains the remains of the 13th Century stone castle keep set upon its 60ft high motte overlooking the town and its inner and outer baileys, which are ideal areas for recreation and picnics.

Clare Castle10.09km from Colne Valley Railway

Clare Castle is a high-mounted ruinous medieval castle in the parish and former manor of Clare in Suffolk, England, anciently the caput of a feudal barony. It was built shortly after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 by Richard Fitz Gilbert, having high motte and bailey and later improved in stone.  The remains are a scheduled monument and a Grade II* listed building. They form the centrepiece of a public park.

Gainsborough's House11.45km from Colne Valley Railway

Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA and shows an outstanding collection of his work.  It is now a museum and gallery, located at 46 Gainsborough Street in Sudbury, Suffolk, England.  A varied programme of temporary exhibitions is also on show throughout the year. The house remained as a private residence until 1920, after which time it had various functions including a guest house and antique shop.

Markshall Estate13.42km from Colne Valley Railway

Marks Hall Estate is the perfect setting for family adventures with an eco-friendly twist. Managed and cared for by a charitable trust.  It Set within a beautiful heritage landscape that extends to over 2,350-acres of north Essex countryside. It was one of the iconic attraction located in a beautiful area which offers you a beautiful time.

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Essex County boasts stunning water views. Essex is home to an ever-expanding network of trails and paths connecting parks teeming with wildlife and recreational opportunities. It was also blessed with wineries, distilleries, and dozens of historic tourist attractions.