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Population: 48000
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Choosing Day, Brightlingsea
Kichel throwing in Harwich
Mad Maldon Mud Race
Opening the Oyster Fishery
Plough Monday
The Dunmow Flitch

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Essex Vintage Fashion Fair - Vintage Vogue

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Benfleet Dental Clinic
"First visit yesterday, everybody friendly and efficent, very satisfied.

Date visited: 14/4/2016 ..." More

Paul Kelly
"I am always pleased with the treatment that myself and family receive from this practice. I had a filling fall out on Saturday, I could have been seen earlier but decided ..." More

Bread and Cheese
"0n entering we noticed the excellent decor,but unfortunately there was only one barperson and we had to wait for her to make coffee for the customers in the restaurant then ..." More

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Benfleet is in the borough of Castle Point in Essex which covers the areas of Canvey Island, Benfleet, Thundersley and Hadleigh. Parts of Benfleet are built on a range of low hills, topped by the ruins of Hadleigh Castle. Hadleigh Castle is an ancient monument, forming the most important historic site in the Borough and the most important late medieval castle in Essex. The ruins are set alongside Hadleigh Castle Country Park, which covers nearly 500 acres of countryside. Benfleet was used as a Viking base until they were defeated by the Saxons at the the Battle of Benfleet in 893AD. Subsequently a church was built by the Saxons in thanksgiving for the victory and now St Mary's church is the most recent church occupying this site. The public houses located in the Monument and St Mary's area of the town include The Anchor, "The Hoy and Helmet" and the Half Crown. There are also a range of restaurants in the South Benfleet conservation area and the Maharaja Indian Restaurant on the London Road is the largest Indian restaurant in Essex. Benfleet railway station is the closest station to Canvey Island, an island in the River Thames estuary off the coast of Essex.

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Elizabeth House
Stafford Hall Care Centre


Dance - AA Western Dance Centre


Castle Point Borough Council


Benfleet Dental Clinic
Paul Kelly


Dr P A Patel
Dr R Gardiner

Estate Agent

Adsell Homes

Golf Club

Boyce Hill

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Anchor Inn
Benfleet Tavern
Bread and Cheese
Cutley Lynch
Half Crown
Woodmans Arms


Barnes Coleman and Co
Charter House Wills

John A Brown & Co


Abba Cars
Steves Radio Cars


Brook Beauty Therapy
Williams Optometrists
Rowlands Pharmacy
Benfleet Cafe
Fat Mamas
BB Grout Ltd (Bakery)
Barkins Butchers Ltd
Rishi Pharmacy Ltd
Cartwrights Pharmacy
Belgravia Florist
Flower Fountain
Ribbons & Roses
Benfleet Animal & Garden Supplies
Wet N Dry Boardsports
Petite Fleur Floristry
Barney Photography



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Premier Inn Basildon (Rayleigh) (2.86 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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Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne) (3.78 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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The Chichester Hotel (3.94 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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Premier Inn Basildon South (4.14 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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Grand Hotel (4.24 miles)

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The Grand Hotel has16 en-suite bedrooms a stones through from the sea front.Breafast is served from 7am to 9am Monday to Saturday 8am to 10am Sundays. A full menu is ... More

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Travelodge Basildon (5.15 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 (5.16 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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Premier Inn Southend-on-Sea West (5.29 miles)

Ideally located on the A127 the main road into Southend; this hotel is within 2 miles of Rochford and Southend Victoria train stations and also 2 miles from Southend Airport. For shops and local amenities ... More | visit website

Balmoral Apartments (5.54 miles)

High grade, self catering accommodation in Southend (4 star rated). Luxurious 2 bedroom (en-suite) apartments with off street parking convienient for Southend town centre, main line stations and main bus routes. Beautifully equipped and with ... More
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Frasers (5.55 miles)


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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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