Category Brightlingsea

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Batemans Tower Brightlingsea

Batemans Tower stands on the promenade at Brightlingsea and during World War II was utilized by the Royal Observer Corps to spot enemy planes approaching south eastern England with the continent.

Batemans Tower BrightlingseaBateman’s tower was built-in 1883 by John Bateman which he made use of as being a folly for his daughter to recuperate from use; however it could are meant to be a lighthouse as component of a failed system to expand the port. The tower is sited on Westmarsh place in the entrance to Brightlingsea Creek about the River Colne, and is also frequently mistaken for any Martello Tower...

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Brightlingsea Town Events

Brightlingsea Harbour There was a Roman Fort within the river in Brightlingsea as section with the defences of Colchester, but there was a great deal earlier profession , as revealed by the excavation of a main bronze age web-site not considerably through the church. These early settlers ended up attracted by the plentiful source of shellfish and plentiful fresh drinking water . Areas really worth a pay a visit to The Cinque Port Liberty



Brightlingsea Museum is open from Easter towards the final weekend of September Saturday ten .00 am – four .00 pm Sunday and Mondays 2 .00 pm – 5 ...

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The Cinque Port Liberty

Brightlingsea Cinque PortBefore the Norman Conquest, King Edward the Confessor had contracted the 5 most significant Channel ports of that day to supply ships and guys “for the service with the monarch” and despite the fact that this was often as a “cross-Channel ferry service”, it was not exclusively so. Below the Norman kings this became the crucial means of keeping the two halves of their realm collectively, but following the loss of Normandy in 1205, their ships (the for-runners on the Royal Navy) abruptly became England’s very first line of defence against the French.
Right now the Cinque Ports have only a cere...
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The Rosebud Pub & Restaurant

A traditional Essex ‘beerhouse’ set in the small coastal town of Brightlingsea near Colchester and Clacton on Sea. It was built in 1843  and comprises of two fishermen’s cottages knocked into one. The pub is situated on Brightlingsea’s village green (Hurst Green) and from the beer garden has a superb south-facing view over farmland to Brightlingsea Creek and the open sea beyond. It’s a small, cosy establishment with low ceilings and a log fire which creates a lovely welcoming atmosphere.

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Rosebud Pub BrightlingseaThe pub is popular with locals, holidaymakers and sea-faring visitors alike...

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Tendring Phoenix Divorced & Separated Club

Don’t sit at home alone – come & join us we are a very friendly Club.

New members always welcome, we have Dances as well as Coffee, pub, games, Trivia & darts nights, meals out, & lots more. Come & see.  Dance at Conservative club first Friday of each month at 8pm – pop along and join.

Call Us: +44.1255433962 

Website http://www.phoenixclubclacton.com

Tendring Phoenix Club

(Clacton divorce and separated club)  for friendship and maybe more…..  why not meet face to face rather a blind date
come and join us newcomers table so no need to worry about coming alone…....

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Brightlingsea Cinque Port

Brightlingsea Cinque Port

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