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England’s tallest Tudor Gatehouse, Layer Marney Tower stands within the Essex landscape, commanding views to the River Blackwater and beyond. Built in the reign of Henry VIII by Henry, Lord Marney, Layer Marney Tower is a statement house, that shows its original owner was rich, powerful and a friend of the King.

 

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Opening Times

House Open 19 May to 26 September, 2021
May – June Sunday & Wednesday
18 July –
8 September
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
September Sunday & Wednesday
Opening times 11am – 5pm

Tickets & Prices

Adults £9.00 Prices may vary
Children £5.00 for some events.
Family £25.00 (2 Adults +2 Children)

Event prices may differ, please check. Dogs are welcome on leads.

Getting Here

Layer Marney Tower Nr Colchester, Essex CO5 9US.

We are situated 1 mile off the B1022 Colchester – Maldon Road. 6 miles from Colchester and 9 miles from Maldon.

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Upcoming Events

Invitation to View Tours

26 May 2021 |11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come on your own or with friends and be taken on a Guided tour full of history and stories about Layer Marney Tower. Often guided by a member of the family the tour goes from one end of the building to the other.

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Bank Holiday Sunday

30 May 2021 |11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and see Layer Marney Tower and the Essex Barn after all the work. Gardens, Church and Play Area all open. Tower and Exhibitions all open. Tea Room will be in the Long Gallery, offering plenty of space. If the weather is lovely bring a picnic.

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Bank Holiday Monday

31 May 2021 |11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and see Layer Marney Tower and the Essex Barn after all the work. Gardens, Church and Play Area all open. Tower and Exhibitions all open. Tea Room will be in the Long Gallery, offering plenty of space. If the weather is lovely bring a picnic.

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