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Elmstead Market is a village in the Tendring district of Essex, five miles south east of Colchester, Britainís oldest recorded town, with its castle, museum and many places of interest.
Within easy reach are beautiful areas such as Frinton, Dedham and Maldon. Dedham Vale is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the setting for many of the paintings of John Constable.
There is a nature reserve at nearby Fingrinhoe.
Elmstead Market Parish Church is dedicated to Saint Anne and Saint Lawrence.
The Beth Chatto Gardens lie just outside the village. Started by gardener and writer Beth Chatto, the gardens began in 1960. From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows it has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside. Complementing the gardens is a large retail nursery producing a wide range of plants, the majority of which can be seen growing in the gardens
Nearby Wivenhoe Park, is a multi-acre landscaped green space. Most famous as the subject of one of Constableís landscape paintings, from the '60s onwards, however, it has been home to the University of Essex.
The village itself has a Community Centre with a range of activities on offer.
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Elmstead CC (Cricket)
Mitchells Farm Shop
Places to Stay near Elmstead
Pheasant Lodge is situated in the grounds of the non working Balls Farm. The 17th century Farm House is surrounded by fields and wildlife and located less than two miles ... More
Old Courthouse Inn
The Old Courthouse Inn, Great Bromley, Essex, is a 17th Century Inn, which was an actual "Courthouse" with gallows across the road. The Courthouse became an Inn in 1822 and ... More
Rose & Crown Hotel
Within walking distance of Colchester town centre, this 14th-century posting house, restored over the centuries, is within easy reach of East Anglia's historic sights.
Imagine sleeping in a 14th-century room, with all ... More
George of Colchester
A 500-year-old coaching house, steeped in history, located in the heart of Colchester, England's oldest recorded town. Please note the hotel does not have a lift or any rooms on the ... More
Red Lion Hotel
The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade I listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester.
The hotel is located in the town centre and has excellent transport ... More
Premier Inn Colchester Central
Ideally located within easy reach of the A12. Local attractions include a leisure centre and health spa and Colchester castle. Conveniently located for Colchester train station. For shops and local amenities Colchester town centre is ... More
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This historic Grade II listed building dating back to 1700 is a 10 minute walk from the town centre and train station, and offers renovated, comfortable interiors.
Restored to a high standard, ... More
With free parking and free Wi-Fi, this Tudor building dates back to 1604 and is situated on the banks of the River Colne, close to Colchesterís town centre and the railway ... More
The Ramada Colchester is a fine base for exploring Constable Country and the East Anglian coastline. The hotel is convenient for all major routes from London and Harwich and is close ... More