NEW! SMUGGLERS & STRAWBERRY JAM
A top notch Blue Badge guide, beautiful countryside, rich history, rattling good stories and a brand new opportunity to enjoy a tractor-
Meet at10.30am for morning coffee and biscuits (included) at RHS Hyde Hall near Chelmsford if you are coming from the South or Abberton Reservoir near Colchester if you are coming from the North or West. The lonely Essex marshlands are Smuggling Country. Whole villages were involved in bringing contraband tea, gin and even soap ashore under cover of night. People went to church to watch over their precious booty hidden in the crypt! We stop in a beautiful smugglers village for wonderful views across the Blackwater estuary and creeks.
Ancient Maldon, home of the famous sea salt is a good spot to stop to buy lunch -
Wilkin & Sons are the John Lewis of jam – the workers own a stake in the company and many live in company houses. The new 40-
We head home at 4.45pm.
Adults & Seniors: £29.00
Available April to October
Prices valid 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019