Open daily from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Getting here

For satellite navigation devices, use postcode CO6 1DG

1.  Exit A12 at Marks Tey junction (signposted A120 Stansted/Braintree)


1.  If coming from Chelmsford/London direction take 3rd exit at roundabout at end of slip road (signposted Stanway & brown ‘elephant’ tourist sign to Colchester Zoo) – this takes you back across A12 and follow directions below from next roundabout


1.  If coming from Ipswich/Colchester direction take first left at roundabout on B1408/London Road (signposted Stanway/Colchester Zoo).

2.  After about ½ mile, turn right into School Road
(signposted Copford Green & brown tourist sign to Copford Church).

3.  School Road leads into Copford Green
(old open-sided barn on right & The Alma pub on left).

4.  Turn left after the pub into Church Road (signposted Copford Church) & continue ¼ mile to a T-junction with a picket fence ahead.

5.  Turn right at the fence (to go around cricket pitch on your left).

6.  At next mini-junction (with tree in middle of triangle), turn left between picket fence entrance.  The church car park is on your right, opposite the cricket club.

Church Road/Aldercar Road

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