Prospect Cottage - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Prospect Cottage
Prospect Cottage is a house on the coast in Dungeness, Kent. Originally a Victorian fisherman's hut, 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.
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Colne Valley Railway
8.45km from Prospect Cottage
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.
10.35km from Prospect Cottage
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.
Clare Castle Country Park Trust
12.38km from Prospect Cottage
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.
12.39km from Prospect Cottage
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.
Saffron Walden Museum
14.63km from Prospect Cottage
Saffron Walden Museum Society is a voluntary charitable organisation that owns the museum building – thought to be one of the oldest purpose-built local museums in the country. It contains items of international relevance, as well as a wealth of local and other British objects and specimens, showing our history, culture and wildlife. this award-winning, family-friendly museum stands in an enclosed meadow beside the ruins of the 12th-century Walden Castle.
Bridge End Garden
14.81km from Prospect Cottage
Bridge End Gardens is a group of linked ornamental gardens in Saffron Walden, Essex, England, which was created around 1840 by Francis Gibson, a local Quaker businessman. Today, traditional gardening techniques have been employed to restore the gardens to their glorious original state. There are many benches spread throughout the Garden and it is the perfect place for a summer picnic or to provide a quiet escape from modern life.
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