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County - Essex | Map
Tel code: 01268 | code search
Postcode: SS11 | code search
Population: 2000
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Wickford Market
"at any time in wickford market from monday to friday the number of stalls will be 3, and that will be on a good day, mostly it is a jewellery ..." More

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Wickford is a bustling Market town in the county of Essex, and is home to over thirty two thousand people. The town dates far back into history, and saw the Saxon settlers and Romans here, a legacy of which still remains with Roman Mosaic floors and treasures under some of the houses within the town. From its humble beginnings of a small farming community it grew and swelled over the centuries. The River Crouch flows through the town where there is an eclectic mix of architecture lining the roads both modern and an elegant smattering from centuries past. The High Street is busy with a wealth of shopping choices on offer that will satisfy the most discerning visitor, and more shops are to be found in the Shopping Centre, although Wickford is only thirty miles or so from the busy metropolis of London. Visitors who enjoy walking can take a stroll close by at the Wickford Country Park which stretches for fifty acres, where a boardwalk and nature trails unveil pleasing wildlife, ponds and woodland. There are several pubs to try, and a range of restaurants offering tasty menus, and for those who wish to stay a little longer there is a choice of hotels and B&B's.

Attraction

Battlesbridge Motorcycle Museum

Budget

Innkeepers Lodge *book online*

Care Home

Silvanna Court
The Grange

Estate Agent

Abbotts Estate Agents
Chris Allnut & Co Property Services
Church & Hawes
Hovefields
Quirks Estate Agents
Woolwich Property Services

Market

Wickford Market
Wickford Willows Market

Pub and Bar

Duke
Swan

Solicitor

Brian Ruff Angus & Jewers

Taxi

Browns Taxis

Sports Clubs

Rayleigh Wyverns RFC (Rugby Union)

Shops

Pukka Pedals
Stephens Bouquet
The Balloon Wizard

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Wickford Balloon Company
It's My Party
Creative Photographer

Places to Stay near Wickford

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The Chichester Hotel (1.65 miles)

The Chichester Hotel
The Chichester Hotel is an independently owned family run hotel that offers a warm welcome with freindly service to both business and leisure travellers. The hotel is constructed around a rectangular courtyard garden, two sides of ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (1.73 miles)

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Situated in Wickford this lodge is located close to basildon zoo, basildon leisure park and southend and chelmsford shopping centres. only eight miles to the east, southend on sea offers ... More

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Frasers (2.22 miles)

Frasers

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Quality en-suite guest accommodation in the village of Battlesbridge, famous for its Antiques shops.Nestling on the banks of the River Crouch, an idylic countryside setting, but close to the towns ... More

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Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne) (2.38 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne)
Located close to the A127 and only 20 minutes from Southend, Chelmsford and the M25. There are local train stations 10 minutes away, on the Fenchurch line. For entertainment, just 5 minutes away is the ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Basildon (3.15 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Holiday Inn Basildon (3.27 miles)

Holiday Inn Basildon

The Holiday Inn Basildon hotel provides the perfect venue for conference meetings in Basildon. The hotel also caters for weddings and parties via our stylish function rooms.

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Campanile Hotel (3.91 miles)

Campanile Hotel

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This friendly, family-style hotel & restaurant is situated next to the city centre and industrial areas in Basildon. The Campanile Hotel in Basildon is the perfect choice for both leisure and ... More

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Premier Inn Basildon (Rayleigh) (4.05 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon (Rayleigh)
Conveniently positioned within easy reach of the M25. For shops and local amenities Basildon town centre is only 3 miles away. Ideally located just half a mile from Rayleigh train station. Our Basildon (Rayleigh) Premier Inn ... More | visit website
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The Oakland Hotel (4.77 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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Premier Inn Basildon South (4.80 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon South
Ideally located just 5 minutes from Wat Tyler Country Park where there is a craft shop, large adventure playground, motorboat museum and miniature railway. For shopping, Lakeside and Eastgate shopping centres are nearby. Coal House ... More | visit website

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