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Tel code: 01621 | code search
Postcode: CM9 | code search
Population: 63000
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Famous Maldon Dates
Birthplace of:
John Strutt - Lord Rayleigh
Thomas Plume

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Food Legends:
Maldon Sea Salt
Folk Customs:
Choosing Day, Brightlingsea
Kichel throwing in Harwich
Mad Maldon Mud Race
Opening the Oyster Fishery
Plough Monday
The Dunmow Flitch

Maldon Events

The Annual Tourism & Leisure Show

Maldon CAMRA Beer Festival

Maldon Mud Race

The Maldon Triathlon

Latest reviews

Queen Victoria
"great pub i recomend egg mayo sandwich on white breed with chips

Date visited: 3?6?20134 ..." More

Blackwater Medical Centre
"The people side of the business is generally fine, with some fine and caring staff. The telephone booking system is utter rubbish.

Date visited: 13/06/2012 ..." More

Blackwater Medical Centre
"Incredibly rude doctors. If you can find an alternative surgery I'd use it. From drastically different advice to inappropriate jokes topped off by a general lack of caring approach. They ..." More

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Maldon is probably my favourite town in Essex and my ...More

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Latest reviews | Events in Maldon | 10 Places to Stay

Maldon is at the head of the Blackwater Estuary in Essex. It is one of the oldest towns in the area, most noted for the epic Battle of Maldon in 991AD when the Vikings defeated the Saxons. The English Heritage site of the battlefield area is part of the Coastal Protection Belt. Maldon grew as a town based on specialist trading, mainly for the London markets. The famous Maldon Crystal Sea Salt is made using crystals harvested along the beds of the River Blackwater. The High Street is the centre of commerce, with small lanes running off it. The shops and restaurants compliment the market held on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Moot Hall on the High Street is an interesting 15th century building housing the remains of an old gaol. Maldon is a lively community with frequent events, including the charitable Maldon mud race which every new year's day sees the competitors race across the Blackwater estuary and back at low tide. There are two islands in the estuary, Northey Island, owned by the National Trust, and Osea Island which is a private estate. Northey Island, said to be a base for the Viking army in 991, can be visited only with prior permission. The town’s other attractions include Maeldune Heritage Centre on Market Hill, housing the 42 foot Maldon embroidery, celebrating the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Maldon. Millennium Garden, also on Market Hill, was also created to mark the 1991 celebrations of the battle. Promenade Park is an Edwardian park with river views, tennis, mini-golf, and a model boating lake. Maldon District Museum is set in Promenade Park, and has exhibits showing local history. Hythe Quay, next to Promenade Park, is part of the old port of Maldon where the Thames Sailing Barges are moored, now used for boat trips or chartering. Essex Tourism - 0871 716 2199 Calls cost less than 10p per minute


Family Tree Climbing
Maeldune Heritage Centre
Maldon and District Agricultural and Domestic Museum
Maldon District Museum
Museum of Power


Saltcote Hall C L Site

Caravan Park

Barrow Marsh Caravan Park

Care Home

St Peter's Court Nursing Home


All Saints Church


Maldon District Council


Messrs Bateman & Ariai
Quest Dental Care


Blackwater Medical Centre
Longfield Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Abbotts Estate Agents
Black Horse Agencies - Taylor & Co
Church & Hawes
Church & Hawes
Landmark Estate Agents

Watkins Haywood

Golf Club

Forrester Park
Warren Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Blackwater Leisure Centre

Holiday Park

Herbage Country Lodges


Maldon Market
Nats Local Markets
Second Hand Market

Performing Arts

Maldon's BIG Sing

Pub and Bar

Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club & Spa
Hazeleigh Oak
Queen Victoria
Rose & Crown
Ship & Anchor
Thatchers Arms
Welcome Sailor
White Horse
Yard Arm


Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club & Spa
Manolis Greek Taverna


Crick & Freeman


007 Taxi
Alouetta Taxi Services
Arrow Taxis
Banyards Taxis & Mini Buses
Beeline Taxis

Sports Clubs

Blackwater Sailing Club Ltd (Sailing)
Maldon CC (Cricket)
Maldon Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Maldon Little Ship Club (Sailing)


Maldon Bookshop
Flower Patch
Woodlea Birds
W G Ballentyne
Buckles Of Maldon
T J Frostick
Oakwood House Gallery

Inner-Self Maldon & District Counselling
Sally Green’s
Oakhouse Bar Cafe
The Continental Coffee Co
The Crispy Bacon Cafe
Tommy Tuckers Cafe
Maldon Delicatessen Ltd
Leighs Delicatessen
Di's Ices
Cherry Tree Bakery
Bunting Butchers
The Emporium
Yours in Sport
Little Mountains Farm


The Antique Rooms


Topsail Charters Ltd(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Viking Saga(Boat Trips and Cruises)

Family Tree Climbing(Climbing)
Sunshine Valley Mountainboarding Centre(Extreme Sports)
D'Arcy Riding Stables(Riding)

Places to Stay near Maldon

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The Benbridge Hotel (0.77 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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Hanson House (0.83 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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Limburn House (0.99 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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The Bull at Great Totham (2.99 miles)

The Bull at Great Totham
The Bulls best kept secret, the delightful cottage in the grounds has been tastefully renovated to provide four beautifully appointed double en-suite bedrooms. The rooms are individually decorated in a contemporary style with luxurious bedding and ... More | visit website
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Crouch Valley Lodge (4.99 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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Rivenhall Hotel (5.97 miles)

Rivenhall Hotel

The Rivenhall Hotel is located at the heart of Essex ,just off A 12 midway between Chelmsford and Colchester.Its strategic location means that the hotel is just a 20 to the M 25 and ... More | visit website

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The Oakland Hotel (6.50 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 Chelmsford Boreham (6.63 miles)

Premier Inn Chelmsford Boreham

A well-appointed hotel with excellent transport links to London and the South-East, offering excellent value accommodation with a superb on-site restaurant for breakfast and evening meals.
Chelmsford Boreham Premier Inn is part of the UK's largest ... More | visit website

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Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club & Spa (6.76 miles)

Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club & Spa

Five Lakes is a unique four star hotel, golf, country club and spa. Set in 320 acres, with 194 luxury en-suite bedrooms, it is only 36 miles from the M25. We pride ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Chelmsford Springfield (6.79 miles)

Premier Inn Chelmsford Springfield

Situated on the A12 with easy access to London and all major arterial roads, an excellent value for money hotel. Rooms that can sleep up to 2adults & 2 children for one great price, in ... More | visit website

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