Things to see & do
A historic oasis in an urban landscape
Rayleigh Mount hides away in the heart of Rayleigh, a green lung in a busy Essex town. The mount is the remains of a Norman motte and bailey castle built on a natural ridge commanding a amazing views. Providing a tranquil refuge from the hustle and bustle of modern life, the daily hubbub in the air disappears to be replaced by birdsong.
Discover the history of Rayleigh on Saturdays, 3pm, April to September. Join us for a 1-2 hour walk suitable for all abilities (£2 per person). For details, please call 01268 77532.
Look out for our open air performances at Rayleigh Mount and enjoy the atmosphere. Why not bring a picnic, sit back, relax and enjoy...