Upgrades at Ransomes

It’s been a busy few months here at Ransomes. In September we decided to enlarge the pond to make it even more of a feature. We also dug a drain to take all of the roof water from the annexe to help keep the pond level topped up. We’re thinking of removing most of the Koi, which while pretty,…

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Spring is here!

Spring has well and truly sprung at Ransomes, with birds flocking to the garden to enjoy the newly placed feeders. This photograph was taken from the Blue Room at the beginning of April, so if you are a bird fan then this room is a must! There is plenty going on in Colchester and Mersea this…

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween in Colchester is always a great affair; there are plenty of events on this October and November suitable for all ages that are Halloween themed. From a fright night at Colchester zoo to Halloween art for the kids at Firstsite this is the perfect opportunity to get away in autumn. Book now!…

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So much to do, so little time!

Here in Colchester there are so many fun days out to be had. Here is just a taster of a few upcoming events. Coming to the Mercury Theatre on Saturday 25th October are the Champions of Magic, featuring 5 world class magicians. Visit www.Mercurytheatre.co.uk to book tickets now – they’re sure to sell out fast. This…

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Butterfly Lodge

Butterfly Lodge is a 40 acre care farm based in Abberton just outside of Colchester in the heart of the Essex countryside. They provide a fantastic day out for the whole family, with plenty of animals to see, including Shetland ponies, goats, pigs and sheep. Their site is completely wheelchair accessible and a typical tour can last…

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