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County - Essex | Map
Tel code: 01371 | code search
Postcode: CM7 | code search
Population: 1300
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The Vine
"A friendly pub. The saloon is nice and comfortable with a domestic feel. Excellent service. The food was good and hot with good portions and reasonable prices.

Date visited: 16/8/2011 ..." More

The Vine
"what a great place we stopped for evening meal HOMEMADE steak and ale pie you could taste it was homemade fantastic friendly family traditional pub looks like the vine is ..." More

Bell Inn
"Excellent value for money,well run family pub,accomodation spotless,food excellent,nothing too much trouble for landlord & family as well as being really nice people,can't speak highly enough of people or place. ..." More

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Great Bardfield is a charming village in the county of Essex and is home to nearly thirteen hundred people. Positioned on the banks of the River Pant it has a wealth of ancient buildings that date back far in time to the 14th, 15th,and 16th Centuries. The village has an interesting history from Henry VIII who gave the Great Lodge to Anne of Cleves in a divorce settlement, to an abundance of Artists who lived here who produced fabulous pieces of art in the 1950's. They exhibited their work and drew thousands from London and the surrounding areas. From its agricultural beginnings the village grew, but still remains largely unspoilt, a stroll around the village will prove pleasurable with the sights on offer from the ancient Museum, 12th Century church set high on a hill which has an intricate Medieval screen. There's also the intriguing Lock Up which housed villains in the 19th century, the Bardfield Cage can be discovered in the centre of the village on Bridge Street, and with the touch of a button shares its history. There are a few shops, an impressive theatre which is held in an ancient barn, pubs offering a warm welcome, and a chance to explore footpaths and bridleways in the attractive countryside.

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Cowels Farm Stables B&B (2.87 miles)

Cowels Farm Stables B&B

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Based in the quiet hamlet of Lindsell, Cowels Farm Stables B&B enjoys an idyllic countryside setting surrounded by farmland. We are 5 minutes from the historic town of Thaxted and ... More

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Swan Hotel (4.01 miles)

Swan Hotel
In picturesque Thaxted, Swan Hotel is just 8 miles from London Stansted Airport. The historic coaching inn features a charming restaurant, real ale bar and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. The bright and airy bedrooms have ... More | visit website
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Blatches Farm (4.99 miles)

Blatches Farm
Welcome to the Blatches Farm. We are family run bed and breakfast. The farm location is in the middle of the Essex countryside yet only about Seven miles from Stansted airport. We offer comfortable accommodation ... More | visit website
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The Swan Great Easton (5.26 miles)

The Swan Great Easton

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Classic 15th Century pub with brand new en-suite accommodation. Only 10 minute drive from Stansted Airport. Weekend breaks available. Superb restaurant and gardens.

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Homelye Farm (5.29 miles)

Homelye Farm
Homelye Farm is a family run bed and breakfast, situated in quiet countryside on a working farm located just seven miles from Stansted Airport. It offers a choice of comfortable accommodation in a happy and ... More | visit website
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Roslyns (5.69 miles)

Roslyns

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Built around 1876, Roslyns was formerly the village school and has been renovated and refurbished by its present owners Peter & Clare Taege, who will give you a warm welcome ... More

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Saracens Head Hotel (6.08 miles)

Saracens Head Hotel
Situated in the heart of rural Essex, Great Dunmow is an attractive market town, rich in history and within easy reach of Stansted Airport. The Saracens Head Hotel dates back to the 16th Century and ... More | visit website
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Whitehall Hotel (6.11 miles)

Whitehall Hotel

Just 10 minutes from Stansted Airport via its own shuttle bus, Whitehall Hotel is a superbly restored Elizabethan manor house with free car parking - ideal for airport departures.
Offering high-quality service and a warm and ... More | visit website

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Harwood Guest House (6.30 miles)

Harwood Guest House

The comfort and satisfaction of our guests is our prime consideration at Harwood House. We aim to offer you a stay that represents our dedication to providing a quality service.

We are a non-smoking establishment with ... More | visit website

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The Granary (6.33 miles)

The Granary

Originally a Victorian Granary, the building has now been sympathetically converted into self contained cottages. They are extremely spacious and have been tastefully furnished to a high degree of comfort. They have electric central heating ... More | visit website

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