St Michael and All Angels Church, Church Road, Copford Green,
Hidden gem with remarkable Norman wall paintings, in a pretty woodland setting, on the edge of a small village, beside the cricket pitch.
Copford Church is ranked in the ‘Top 100′ by Simon Jenkins in his book “England’s Thousand Best Churches” and described by Pevsner as “the most remarkable Norman parish church in the county. The remarkable Norman wall paintings are the attraction, described by Simon Jenkins as “amongst the best in England”.
How to get there
By train to Marks Tey or Colchester, then a 15-minute taxi ride – try 01206 577777.
The church postcode (CO6 1DG) seems to confuse Satnavs – we recommend typing in ‘Church Road, Copford Green’. Thank you.