Welcome to the website of the Mersea Island 'Oyster Packing Shed'. Here you will find the history of the building, details of the work done to save it, and the ongoing work to help it survive.
Also information telling you how, and when, you can visit this unique piece of our heritage, situated on the Essex coastline.
Visiting the area? Follow the links on this page to find out how to get to it, where to park etc.
There are several Open Days throughout the year - see details below (or the Visiting The Shed page).
You get a boat ride, with views back towards the beautiful coastline of Mersea Island, a chance to look at this unique building, and a cream tea!
Listen to a Podcast about the Packing Shed's Restoration