Paycocke's House and Garden

A stunning Tudor merchant's house whose walls have more than a few stories to tell

Paycocke's House and Garden

Things to see and do

Paycocke's House and Garden

What's on 

Upcoming events

An evening with Katharina Luther

Thu 16 Mar 2017
When a runaway nun marries the rebellious former monk Martin Luther there is a mixed reaction. Discover the tumultuous events of 500 years ago that shook Europe through the eyes of the woman at the centre of a revolution.

Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt 2017

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Once again the Cadbury Bunny has hidden precious choccy eggs all around Paycocke's House and Garden. Now it's up to you and your family to find them by joining the Cadbury Egg Hunt! What will you discover along the way?

Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Discovery Weekend

Fri 05 May 2017
Discover and learn about the traditional crafts that built Paycocke's House. Join the Guild as they demonstrate how to spin fleece into threads throughout the house and garden.
Paycocke's House and Garden

Eating and shopping

A cappuccino and a slice of cake in Paycocke's cafe, Colchester

Enjoy a treat 

Recline and warm up in our coffee shop with a drink and snacks before browsing the shelves in our shop for the perfect gift or a tempting memento of your visit.

Paycocke's House and Garden


Paycockes House, Essex, banner front hall wood cut image

Getting the picture at Paycocke's House 

Recent visitors to the house tell us how much they enjoyed the new ways of telling the story of the house - and the people who have lived here.

Paycocke's House and Garden

Our work

A watercolour of the back of the house restored with colourful hollyhocks in the foreground

Restoring the house 

Get the inside story on how we undertook the daunting task of combining three houses into one building, in a painstaking restoration project that took over 20 years to complete.

Paycocke's House and Garden

Get involved

Paycockes House Winter Clean in Essex

Volunteering at the Coggeshall Properties: Paycocke's House and Grange Barn 

Looking for your next challenge? Why not volunteer with us at Paycocke’s House and Grange Barn?