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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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Mersea Island Holiday Park

Mersea Island Holiday Park

Enviably situated very close to the beach, Mersea Island Holiday Park boasts a truly peaceful setting amidst the idyllic countryside. With on-site facilities including an indoor heated pool, adventure play area, arcade and Muddy Ducks Clubhouse with seasonal family entertainment overlooking the Blac...

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Did you know The New Seekers had a recording studio in East Mersea?

Did you know The New Seekers had a recording studio in East Mersea?

The New Seekers are an English pop group formed in 1969, over the years the group had many hits including the famous 'I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing'. Members of the group, including singer Eve Graham, lived at Rewsalls Farm in East Mersea where they had a recording studio....

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Mersea Barns

Mersea Barns

Mersea Barns is a new addition to Mersea.  Opened in March 2019, on the site of the old Pick-your-Own, Mersea Barns is a café restaurant and shop offering high quality, freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches, teas, coffees and cakes.  You can also got take aways and snacks.  Ther...

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World Famous Mersea Oysters

World Famous Mersea Oysters

Oysters have been cultivated in the creeks around Mersea Island since Roman times. It's said that the Romans loved osyters so much that they used to tow them in nets behind their boats all the way back to Rome. For the Romans, oysters were a food staple and a vital resource. Oyster shells had many...

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