ABOUT MERSEA ISLAND
Things To Do...
Lady Grace Boat Trips – If you like a boat trip then go on ' The Lady Grace' it's a little 20 minute boat trip which takes you round packing shed island, which is where they used to pack the oysters in the 1850's.
Mersea Island Vineyard – Pop here to pick up a bottle of the local beer and wine.
Mersea Island Museum – To find out about the history of our beautiful Island.
Mersea Island Water Sports – If you want to learn to wind surf, stand up paddle board or kayak this is the best place to go.
The Little Beach Hut Company – For if you would like to own your very own beach hut for the day!
Essex Outdoors – From archery and climbing to power boating and sailing Essex Outdoors host a range of many different activities.
Cudmore Grove County Park – This is a popular spot for wildlife, bird watching and sea wall walking.
Foot Ferry To Brightlingsea – The ferry provides crossing the creek from East Mersea to Brightlingsea
Crown Plaza Golf Course – (Colchester - 15min Drive) This is our local Golf Course hosting two 18-hole courses.
Round The Island Walk – If you have brought your walking shoes then why not try the 13.8 mile walk around the whole of Mersea Island.
Places To Eat...
The Coast Inn – The perfect place for traditional English food, fresh fish off the boat daily, everything completely homemade & locally sourced. It's a typical busy village pub with seating outside for if ever you fancied a drink or just to enjoy the wonderful views!
The Oyster Bar – Shell fish specialist with fresh local oysters.
Titash – Your typical Indian restaurant located in the high street of west mersea.
The Gilt Rooms – Perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails.
China Kitchen – Great for take away oriental cuisine.
Nupur – Specialising in balti and pizza takeaway.
Island Fish Bar – Your classic fish and chip shop to take away and enjoy on the beach.
The Company Shed – it's pretty famous on the island & you take your own wine & bread etc, be prepared as it's very 'rustic' but what you see is what you get - fresh fish.
The Art Café – Another lovely place for breakfast, coffee and cake!
Mersea Island Cars – (Taxi) 01206 384666
Repton Cars – (Taxi) 07966288898
Ace Services Cars – (Taxi) 01206382067
Train – (Colchester North Station) Frequent train services to London, Liverpool Street, Ipswich and Norwich etc.
First Bus Group – Bus No: 67 (Colchester to Mersea) Occasionally the bus time table is disrupted due to high tides