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Postcode: CM3 | code search
Population: 1400
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Latchingdon is a small pleasant village set in the Dengie Peninsular not far from the city of Chelmsford in Essex, home to twelve hundred people. The surrounding area will please the choosiest of visitors, why not start exploring at Mangapps Railway Museum which has railway enthusiasts excited from the moment they arrive, this fabulous collection of Steam Locomotives, and the chance to ride in one, is definitely not to be missed. Step off the train at the restored station, or discover the many buildings, waiting rooms, signal boxes, and a treasure trove of memorabilia. Or maybe a visit to the Maeldune Heritage Centre will unveil the magnificent embroidery proudly on display which re-tells the story of the bloody Battle of Maldon that took place many centuries past. Younger visitors are not forgotten with Marsh Farm Country Park where there are farm animals to feed, and if thatís not enough, saddle up for a pony ride or have fun in the sand pit. Be prepared to be dazzled at RHS Hyde Hall where colourful plants weave their magic, or possibly the prospect of a tour around a vineyard will tempt a visit to New Hall Vineyard especially with the chance to sample a glass or two.

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Crouch Valley Lodge (0.30 miles)

Crouch Valley Lodge

Nestling in the heart of the Dengie Peninsula.
The clean laminate floors, digital reception TVs and pure white linen shout volumes for this 3 diamond motel. Value for money is the key phrase coupled with old ... More | visit website

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Limburn House (4.26 miles)

Limburn House

Limburn House is a privately run Bed and Breakfast by husband and wife team Carol and Richard 01621 851 392 . We have an idealic setting in paddocks but still convenient for the Historic town ... More | visit website

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Oyster Smack (4.80 miles)

Oyster Smack
The Oyster Smack Inn is a charming local restaurant with rooms, built in the 1800ís. The building is full of character and sets the scene for an outstanding and extremely popular local inn.

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The Oakland Hotel (4.90 miles)

The Oakland Hotel
The Oakland Hotel is a family owned hotel providing a warm and friendly welcome. We are conveniently located in the town centre close to Chelmsford and Southend on Sea. South Woodham Ferrers is surrounded ... More | visit website
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Ye Olde White Harte Hotel (4.99 miles)

Ye Olde White Harte Hotel
Old world atmosphere with open fires in bars. Exposed beams and fireplaces in rooms and public areas. All superior and most standard rooms overlook the Crouch Estuary. The dining room lends itself to ... More | visit website
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The Benbridge Hotel (5.05 miles)

The Benbridge Hotel

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Just newly refurbished in August 2008 this lovely Georgian mansion offers a friendly and warm welcome to ensure you a relaxed and enjoyable stay, in 3 star accomodation. We have ... More

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The Royal Burnham Yacht Club (5.19 miles)

The Royal Burnham Yacht Club

Our newly refurbished accommodation block has 12 rooms in a range of configurations. A continental breakfast is included as standard in the room price for guests staying with us and served in the Sun room ... More | visit website

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Hanson House (5.32 miles)

Hanson House
Hanson House is a purpose built B&B which comprises of one Double room & one Twin room, both with en-suites. This pitched roof, brick building has been erected in the large garden of a 1930s ... More | visit website
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Cherry Tree (6.03 miles)

Cherry Tree
The Cherry Tree Accomodation is styled to be comfortable luxury which feels like a home from home, each room has its own en-suite with spacious main room, freeview television and free access to WiFi. At ... More | visit website
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Maison Renouf (6.29 miles)

Maison Renouf

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As Southend's only Boutique Hotel you will find Maison Renouf stylish and friendly. Rooms are large with an en-suite bathrooms and showers. Our prices include all you can eat ... More

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