Guided Tour for Groups, Clubs and Associations

The best way to enjoy the history of Layer Marney Tower is to come on a Guided Tour. The 500 year old Gatehouse has been the private home for 11 different families, each with a story to tell. The tour will take you into the private side of the house as well as the church and the Gatehouse.

How to Book

1. Contact the Office 01206 330784 or email: to arrange a date.
2. Plan your visit and tell us your arrival and departure times. We can work to your timetable. Download the GUIDED TOUR FOR GROUPS pdf below, fill in and return the booking form.
3. Refreshments can be had before or after your tour, but must be booked in advance to ensure we have enough food in.
4. If you want to stay on afterwards and wander the gardens and look at the exhibitions you can make a day of it.
5. We are happy to do a tour for less than 20 people but there is a minimum fee.

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    Opening Times – 11am-5pm

      • 17 Apr – 24 July
      • Wednesday & Sunday
      • 28 July – 29 Aug
      • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
      • 1 Sept – 29 Sept
      • Sunday & Wednesday

    Tickets & Prices

    • Adults
    • £11.00
    • Children
    • Under 13 Free
    • 13+/Students
    • £7.00

    Event prices may differ, please check. Children aged under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 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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