Many of Essex’s most popular attractions can be found within easy driving distance of Manningtree, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Mistley Towers and the much-loved Flatford Mill. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find close by Manningtree are the Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and Alton Water.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the local natural destinations. To breathe in the fresh air of a little tranquility explore the Beth Chatto Garden in Colchester.
Spend a few hours with fellow sports fans at Portman Road, Ipswich, cheering on local heroes, the Ipswich Town FC. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear blue, red and white, the colors of the Ipswich Town FC.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself around Manningtree is easy. The Holiday Inn Express Colchester, the Quality Hotel Colchester and the Milsoms Hotel, Colchester are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.