Layer Marney Tower

Tour | Layer Marney Tower

Thursday 5 May 2011 - 11:00

Built by Henry, 1st Lord Marley, Henry VIII’s Lord Privy Seal, Layer Marney Tower is one of the best examples of a Tudor Gatehouse and commands panoramic views from the River Blackwater and beyond. The visit will begin with tea, coffee, and cakes before a guided tour begins of the Tower. Layer Marney, which is a Grade 1 listed red-brick Tudor Gatehouse, is decorated with Italianate terracotta. A light lunch will be served at 1.00 pm and a visit to the church and gardens will follow. The church is home to many Marmey family monuments.

Venue information

Layer Marney Tower

Layer Marney Colchester Essex , CO5 9US

Entry details

Tickets are £33 to include morning coffee, the guided tour, and light lunch.

11.00 am

Contact Jane Yates on 01279 731678 or email

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