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Rayleigh Mount

High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7ED, England
+44 1284 747500
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Summer walk

A really nice place for a relaxing walk with or without the dog You could have a picnic. A good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria M
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London, United Kingdom
Peaceful and beautiful

Came here just too have a look around, one of my new favourite places to come when you need time... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
vickietravels
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Rochford, United Kingdom
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  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
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“nature walk” (2 reviews)
“open space” (2 reviews)
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High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7ED, England
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+44 1284 747500
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"national trust"
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"nature walk"
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"open space"
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"wild flowers"
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"original castle"
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"worth a visit"
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"wildlife"
in 5 reviews
"morne"
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"granddaughter"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice place for a relaxing walk with or without the dog You could have a picnic. A good vantage place to take in the views. Nice place for the children to run around safely. It's worth finding out about the wooden castle that...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Came here just too have a look around, one of my new favourite places to come when you need time out, lots of beautiful nature and information on the history of Rayleigh.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife first visited Rayleigh Mount sixty years ago to take part in an archaeological dig when she discovered a post hole so it was a real treat to be able to visit once again. The remains of the 11th century Motte and Bailey castle...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It is what it is...a hill with grassland with a nature walk around it..very mellow .A great short cut to Rayleigh high street

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A great find in a small town. The Mount is small enough walk and explore for a few hours. We took snacks and sat by the small lake watching baby ducks. Kids had great fun. Watch for stinging nettles though. A peaceful place to rest...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Lived in rayleigh years ago and went back with my wife to capture some memories and what a day the mount was as I remember lovely Nd tranquil and beautiful scenery with informative boards recommended

Thank DavenMaria7751
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went to the mount, there are good views from the top. The original castle was made from wood so there is nothing left of it, only the earthworks. The path to the top is fairly steep with no handrails, may not be suitable for...More

Thank B7152FJpeterw
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went today with granddaughter who is studying motte and bailey castles at school. The site is well kept, the signs and info boards really gave a sense of the scope of the original castle. There were lots of wild flowers on the site and the...More

Thank Maryam T
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

An excellent little walk for about half an hour, quiet and peaceful with lots of wildlife. The information signs are really useful especially for inquisitive teenagers. Just need to remember to turn into the local park and then follow the path down and follow the...More

Thank TravelEatsLDN
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

always well planted free to walk round very close to town centre but feels well away from it you can get to it from several ways and the easiest is from Bellingham lane

Thank pondpaul
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