Rayleigh Mount

Important notice -

Rayleigh Mount is open. We encourage everyone to observe social distancing measures. Please stay local if possible to avoid creating hotspots.

The site of a medieval castle, now a green oasis for wildlife

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What's on

A view of Rayleigh with the windmill sail in the foreground

Join us for a walk round Historic Rayleigh 

Every Saturday from April to the end of September, there is a History Walk round Rayleigh. Meet at Rayleigh Windmill at 3pm. Come and have a look at history of this town from Saxon times to the present day. For more information please call Mike Stone on 01268 775328. Cost is £2 per person. No booking required.

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View up the path towards the hill at Inner Bailey, Rayleigh Mount, Essex

The history of our special place 

Discover the history behind the change in use of our special place.

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Join or give

Woman and children see the view from the top of Rayleigh Mount

Support our work through a donation 

Make a donation today and support our ongoing conservation work at Rayleigh Mount. We are caring for a green oasis in the heart of the town which provides a vital habitat to wildlife, as well as the old earthworks as well as a space for people to breathe fresh air.