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What to do in Mersea

Mersea Island is the most easterly inhabited island in the UK, situated off the coast of Essex and 9 miles southeast of Colchester.

There are an abundance of things to do on Mersea Island and with the island covering approximately 7 square miles, you will never be bored by the beautiful scenery that awaits you.

 

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New Pizzeria Cowabunga Pizza

New Pizzeria Cowabunga Pizza

in October 2018 brothers in law Tom and Tom opened Cowabunga Pizza in the premises of the old Redwood Pizza in Yorick Road. They have received great reviews for their hand stretched pizzas, salads and desserts. Opening from 5 pm to 9 pm from October to April 1st and from 12 to 9 pm in the summer mon...

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England Coast Path – Mersea Island Report by Natural England

England Coast Path – Mersea Island Report by Natural England

England Coast Path – proposals published for second stretch in Essex Report proposes improved public access to more of the Essex coast. The 13 mile route stretches around the coast of Mersea Island, Essex. Objections or representations invited during the next 8 weeks. Natural England ...

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Oysterman digs up a Bronze Age timber track

Oysterman digs up a Bronze Age timber track

An oyster fisherman is thought to have stumbled across a 4,000-year-old track once used by the Bronze Age elite of Essex to expand their settlements. Daniel French discovered the wooden planks almost half a mile offshore from Mersea Island as he was harvesting the shellfish. His discovery last mon...

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Do you believe in ghosts?  Have you heard about the Roman Soldier who walks the Strood?

Do you believe in ghosts? Have you heard about the Roman Soldier who walks the Strood?

During the Roman times, Mersea Island was a Roman outpost and wasn't too far away from the extremely important Roman settlement of Colchester, Essex. Quite possibly the oldest ghost seen in the UK is the apparition of a Roman Soldier which has been seen crossing the Strood, the ancient causeway whi...

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