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Hadleigh Castle, Hadleigh

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  • Nice walk with great views of the estuary. It's not so much a castle, it's the ruins of a castle but still very interesting to see and walk around. You can walk from Hadleigh farm all the way to old t...  more »
  • A lovely walk for adults and children with amazing views from the top. I'd love to visit again when the sun is setting  more »
  • Went here yesterday for a picnic and was very nice, family friendly and clean environment for families and animals. Its very interesting and the car park is reasonably priced as well. Enjoyable aftern...  more »
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  • Take my drone up here sometimes. Lovely place to fly, chill, relax etc with excellent views. Pretty easy to park as well.
  • Beautiful place - perfect area for picnics in the summer (please don't leave behind rubbish!!!)
  • A nice spot to visit: good views of the estuary.
  • Very clear with great views. Great walk from Leigh-on-Sea station.
  • As ruins go, I've seen much better, but the location and views of the Thames estuary from here are astounding. On the scale of English castles, Hadleigh is quite small. It's also in a much worse state than many others I've visited. With that said, there's an off-the-beaten-path quality to this place, and the fact that it adjoins a Salvation Army Model Farm just adds to the overall atmosphere. This is also about as perfect a spot as you're ever likely to find for a picnic on a warm summer afternoon. With views all along the estuary, Hadleigh Castle begs for an hour spent over a glass or two of wine, watching the world go by below...