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Hadleigh Castle

Explore Southend's Ancient Ruins

Journey a short distance by train and discover the fascinating ruins of Hadleigh Castle, one of the most famous historical sites in Essex. Begin in Leigh-on-Sea, a charming seaside town just a 10-minute train ride from Southend-on-Sea. Here you can stroll through picturesque fields overlooking the Thames Estuary, and discover the ruins of Hadleigh Castle, located just outside the town. Explore the castle’s two towers, which were built by Edward III in the 1360s, and learn about the site’s intricate history. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic lunch and relax among the fields — a great way to enjoy the sea breeze and gorgeous views.

Hadleigh Castle is located at Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2AR, UK.

Phone: 01702 331811