A 1000 year-old residential centre: an outstanding facility for churches, businesses, youth groups, and outdoor pursuits....


Hunter Outdoor Training
Hunter Outdoor Training
The core site for the large amount of outdoor skills that this organisation carries out from local Asheldham - based work to mountaincraft at all levels from Snowdonia to the Himalayas, Norway to Iceland, wilderness survival training and courses in up-country Sweden, advanced wilderness medical care, and geography fieldstudies. Hunter will bring the survival training to you and is the only mobile provider of outdoor education in the County.

Local Attractions & Contacts
SAILING: Crouch Sailing School
A RYA Acreditted centre with qualified and experienced Instructors. Worth a visit. info@crouch-sailing-school.co.uk

RHS Hyde Hall
Outstanding gardens in one of the driest locations in the UK. A Royal Horticultural Society Garden.

The Othona Community
Information about this special organisation and group of people. A useful facility whether you need emergency help whilst on the marshes / sea wall or a contemplative break amidst the headlong rush through urban life.

Canadian Canoes
Guided Canadian Canoe Trips along the Chelmer and chelmer Navigation.

New Hall Vineyard
The local vineyard, close by at Purleigh. Worth a visit.

SAILING: Blackwater Sailing Club
for all information about this club' sailing programme. 01708 459962

St .Peter's Chapel at Bradwell
A remarkable 1400 year-old chapel still standing sentinel in a remote location on the edge of the marsh. An atmospheric and spiritual location.

Mangapps Railway Museum
A privately owned working railway museum with almost a mile a track.

Cirdan Sailing Trust
Thames Barge and other related vessels undertaking youth projects around th UK's coast, based in Maldon. info@cirdansailing.com

Maldon District Council
Tourist Information : tic@maldon.gov.uk

Essex Wildlife Trust
Hanningfield Visitors' Centre and Reserve.

Chelmer Cruise & Canal Centre
Narrow boats along the Chelmer Navigation. A very special experience.

SAILING: Bradwell Outdoor Centre Watersports
A wide range of watersports for youth and adults. email at info.bradwelloutdoors@essexcc.gov.uk

Marsh Farm Country Park
An Essex County Coucil Country Park which is also a working farm. This is worth a day's visit especially if your group is younger. Good walks out from the farm. 01245 321552 Information Line 01245 324191