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Essex, in spite of its proximity to London has many rural areas due to the Green Belt, Epping Forest and the areas to the north and east.
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The contemporary brasserie bar and restaurant is ideal for get-togethers with family and friends as well as for business gatherings.
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Prepare to be pampered. That's the message that comes across loud and clear when you cross the threshold at the spa at Maison Talbooth. Glide through the doors and take your time to adjust into relaxation mode by sinking into the deep comfy sofa, sipping a glass of fruit juice and flicking through your favourite mags. Once you're suitably chilled, enter the sensory-stimulating treatment room, lay back and experience a clutch of targeted Dermalogica facials and body rituals and Jessica nail se...
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15th century Tudor Manor House Hotel situated in extensive grounds, just 1 hour from London.
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Colville Hall is a stunning wedding venue that can accommodate up to 200 guests. In the heart of Essex, this extraordinary group of thatched barns is set around a gorgeous courtyard, making it a charming wedding venue for very special couples.
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13.0 miles from centre of Essex
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Situated in Hatfield Heath, Bishop's Stortford, on the Hertfordshire and Essex border is Down Hall Hotel - one of England's most traditional country house hotels. Relax the body, soothe the soul and lift the spirit during your stay at Down Hall at Eden Spa. Take time to wander the 110 acres of surrounding woodland, or sample traditional English Afternoon Tea.
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Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house's story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the 19th and 20th century) by offering up a whole host of activities such as meeting the horses and costumed characters in the stables, hearing about what cook used to make in the kitchen and tours led by dressed up staff detailing what life was like above and bel...
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The mansion at Copped Hall was completed in 1758 as a gentleman's country house. It was, and is, set in excellent landscape and was well known for the quality of its construction. The house was burned out in 1917 (not as War damage).The house was subsequently allowed to fall into disrepair and suffered much vandalism. It was saved from very unsympathetic development in a 9-year campaign by the by the Friends of Copped Hall, who, as the Copped Hall Trust, were able to purchase it in 1995. ...
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That Amazing Place is a 15th-century country house with modern interiors and chic bedrooms (sleeping up to 29 people) and is exclusively available for the day a
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SUENOS is the ONLY 5 star rated accommodation in Southend. Sea front award winning Guesthouse with 5 luxury rooms offering top quality hotel facilities.
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Blake Hall offers an exclusive use wedding venue with two recently restored 17th Century barns and beautiful surrounding gardens, in the Essex countryside
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Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, Hyde Hall will delight and inspire.
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Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house's story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the 19th and 20th century) by offering up a whole host of activities such as meeting the horses and costumed characters in the stables, hearing about what cook used to make in the kitchen and tours led by dressed up staff detailing what life was like above and belo...
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Proudly overlooking the quay, the smart blue and white Pier Hotel and Restaurant at Harwich is in poll position for views over the Stour and Orwell estuaries. The hotel is actually made up of two buildings, one of which was built in 1850s and houses two landmark restaurants the Ha'Penny and The Harbourside plus seven luxury bedrooms. The other, the former Angel public house dating back to the 1700s, extends the hotel and has a further seven bedrooms. Rooms are large, very tastefully decorated...
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The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of rooms, each with its own character. The glades, pools and alleys provide a setting for some fifty sculptures, large ceramic pots, architectural salvage, a gazebo and even a moated children´s castle with a drawbridge. The garden has been described...
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This magical manor house comes with thousands of acres of stunning grounds and parkland and has to be seen as one of the finest wedding venues in Essex. The venue makes an instant impression as you enter the gates, set at the end of a sweeping, torch-lit drive, and continues to impress throughout every aspect of your wedding day.
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Your wild adventure awaits…discover over 240 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes at Colchester Zoo! A great day out for all the family!
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This half timbered country house hotel in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Dedham has been run by the Milsom family for well over 50 years. The beamed riversi
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Three times Winner of Wedding Ideas Magazine ‘Best Wedding Venue', this magnificent Tudor mansion is one of the most sought after wedding venues in the country and has twenty five years of experience in providing perfect wedding days. Set in 40 acres of parkland, complete with lakes, lawns and a sweeping driveway, Leez Priory is offered to you exclusively for your wedding day. Civil ceremonies can be performed in any of seven licensed settings including the stunning Great Tower which stan...
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Milsoms, in Dedham, has been open for some 18 years and consists of a lively bar and brasserie, along with 15 guest bedrooms. It's an ideal place to stay and discover this delightful part of East Anglia.
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Weddings at Wivenhoe House are everything you'd expect and more. This stunning 18th Century, Country House Hotel makes the perfect backdrop for your wedding and is set in the most idyllic of locations. With sweeping staircases, elegant rooms and surrounded by beautiful Essex parkland, Wivenhoe House Hotel is nothing far from spectacular.
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The distinctive white and blue facade of this harbour side hotel makes it an easy landmark to spot. There is a capable bistro on the ground floor but it's the first floor restaurant that steals the show and the best views of Harwich quay and the contributing estuaries. Before dinner guests can sip a glass of champagne in the polished pewter bar before entering the buff and cream toned restaurant with comfortable leather banquettes. Seafood is the mainstay of the menu with perhaps dressed c...
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Little Easton Manor is set in 64 acres of idilic beauty and described as ‘a jewel of England'. The enchanting walled gardens, topiary, hidden alcoves and pathways provide a picture perfect backdrop for those treasured photos. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the two grade ll listed barns offer exposed beams and a majestic air to your intimate, or decadent wedding day.
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Surrounded by stunning gardens, woodland and tranquil lakes, this 18th-century manor house hotel is situated in a peaceful setting minutes from Colchester
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Milsoms is situated close by the river Stour in the middle of beautiful countryside but still only a 5-minute drive from the A12. Milsoms has an on-site restaur
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Gaynes Park is an elegant and stylish barn wedding and reception venue set in a historic private estate. It is approached up a long entrance drive through park and farmland with sweeping views over the London skyline. Just 10 minutes from the M25 and M11, Gaynes Park is one of the most beautiful exclusive use venues in Essex. From the moment you arrive you will be enchanted by the outstanding facilities, relaxed elegance and beautiful surroundings that Gaynes Park offers.
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Le Talbooth is one of the finest wedding venues in East Anglia. Originally the 'toll booth' for river traffic in the 1600s, guests can expect a building that is full of character in an unrivalled position beside the river Stour.
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An 18th century 4 star family managed hotel with gym, outdoor pool and nature reserve.
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Gosfield Hall is a picture perfect Georgian mansion offered to you exclusively for your wedding day. The house offers a number of grand and elegant reception rooms for your guests to enjoy throughout the day. The Queen Charlotte's Oak paneled gallery boasts a 120 foot long aisle meaning the Bride can really make an entrance! The Ballroom offers a breath taking dining experience with hand painted ceiling, glittering chandeliers and huge sash windows. The bridal suite is unrivaled and is ab...
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Copped Hall: This is a garden under restoration with touches of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian. It is a garden of varying levels, lawns, trees and 'garden theatre'. It is a garden to visit repeatedly over the years to follow the restoration. We have a 4 acre Walled Garden, an exuberantly planted 450 feet x 16 feet mixed border, a Rock Garden in the old Tudor cellars. All in a garden spanning five centuries. Enjoy a guided tour of the mansion and gardens on the third Sunday of each month (excep...
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All aboard the Epping Ongar Railway Epping Ongar railway does a brisk trade in transporting 21st century punters back in time to the era of steam and tea served in proper tea cups. The volunteer-run heritage line operates steam and diesel hauled trains through 6.5 miles of picturesque rolling countryside in Essex. It starts with a trip on a vintage bus from Epping station followed by a relaxing steam journey though stunning forest and historic towns, all the while imagining yourself ba...
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Maison Talbooth is a country house hotel with 12 bedrooms and has been awarded 4 AA RED Stars. An outdoor pool heated all year round, pool house and all-weather tennis courts are just three examples of the hotels facilities. The in-house spa, called The Treatment Rooms, provides a quiet and tranquil environment to step back, relax and indulge.
19.7 miles from centre of Essex
The Fox & Hounds Hunsdon is a modern European restaurant and pub set in the Hertfordshire countryside. It is the only Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant in the county. The Fox & Hounds has been owned and run by James & Bianca Rix since 2004.
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The Crown in the picturesque village of Stoke-by-Nayland is just a 90 minute drive from London. Offering boutique, yet affordably indulgent rooms, well-presented bistro food and an array of good drinking options and located in the midst of an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Crown is the perfect getaway. The 16th century pub has an intimate, relaxed interior and modern dining room with a couple of cosy corners. When the weather is fine there is a choice of outdoor seating areas. The fi...
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Explore Waltham Abbey Gardens Waltham Abbey Gardens is an award-winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the Abbey, the last to be dissolved by Henry VIII and thought to be the site of King Harold's grave. The remains of some of the Abbey buildings can still be seen today, including the gate house and the passage from the cloisters to the sleeping quarters.
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Maison Talbooth is a luxury red star hotel overlooking the Constable Country and the Dedham Vale. The hotel has a civil wedding license for up to 50 guests, and 12 superb bedrooms. A tennis court and pool with pool house and hot tub are also available on site. A day spa with three treatment rooms to pamper and relax before the big day can be arranged.
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31.7 miles from centre of Essex
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A modern and contemporary hotel situated just of the A1 (M) with free Wi-Fi and free private parking along with an in-house bar and restaurant.
27.4 miles from centre of Essex
Discover the glamour of the 1930's at Eltham Palace Eltham Palace is one of London's most intriguing hidden gems, it embodies an eccentric mix of Art Deco design and a medieval royal palace. First recorded in the Domesday book, Eltham estate was presented to King Edward II in 1305. It developed into one of the most favoured royal palace with 1,000 acres of deer park on its doorstep. In the 1930's it became the glamourous location for celebrity cocktail parties, and displays some fanta...
50.3 miles from centre of Essex
Fair Oak Farm is a multi-award winning country estate and boutique retreat venue for business and holiday groups with unique accommodation and stylish interiors
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59.4 miles from centre of Essex
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The smart, chandeliered restaurant with its pristine napery opens out onto the terrace of this magnificent lodge with its beautifully maintained gardens. Head chef Richard Mann works with the hotel's local food heroes to produce a seasonal and distinctive dining menu served where possible from the well-stocked kitchen garden. Modern English dishes range from starters of beetroot and orange soup with coriander cress or smoked trout with new potato salad to main courses of pan fried seam bream...
34.2 miles from centre of Essex
Steeped in history, The Addington Golf Club was built during 1913-14, enjoying its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s when it was the most favoured golf club in Surrey, frequented by notable English society and celebrities alike. Since its acquisition in 2006 by The Altonwood Group, the Club has benefited from extensive improvement and has been ranked 27th in England.
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40.0 miles from centre of Essex
Ham House is one of the great Stuart houses situated only 10 miles from central London on the rural banks of the river Thames. Explore the rich history of this rare and atmospheric Stuart house with examples of 17th-century life, treasures and architecture with beautiful formal gardens surrounding the house.
41.1 miles from centre of Essex
Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books signed and inscribed by Anne Boleyn. In 1903 the estate was bought by American William Waldorf Astor, having changed hands many times, who spent large amounts of money, and time restoring the castle. Collections of Tudor portraits, furniture, tapestries and othe...
26.9 miles from centre of Essex
Situated opposite the Hackney Empire offering boutique accommodation with Wi-Fi, freshly cooked food and bar with direct routes into central London.
37.7 miles from centre of Essex
B&B London is a beautifully restored double fronted Victorian home offering Organic B&B in the heart of West London.
25.4 miles from centre of Essex
Classic bathing rituals and state of the art indulgence meet at Utopia Spa at Rowhill Grange in Kent. Its beautiful palatial interiors, from the lavish murals surrounding the spa pool and statues crafted in Romanesque design, hark back to an age where stately sensory experience were a part of with everyday life. Yet it's modern through and through - enter an array of stylish areas, like the hydrotherapy pool, steam room and sauna, for sumptuous time out. With your soft robe and slippers on ma...
37.9 miles from centre of Essex
For a place known for its world-renowned racecourse, Newmarket was always going to have some quality places to stay nearby. Meadow House, a large modern house near Burwell, is a family-run affair offering smart spacious bedrooms – a mix of king size, doubles and twins – and honest home cooked food. Two acres of wooded grounds provide the perfect playground for outdoor lovers and clipped lawns offer pleasant and peaceful views from your bedroom window. When dinner calls, take a short stroll to...
32.1 miles from centre of Essex
The Lanesborough Club & Spa was opened in 2017 and has firmly made its mark as a luxury destination spa and wellbeing club in London.
31.9 miles from centre of Essex
CUT at 45 Park Lane, Wolfgang Puck's first venture in Europe, was established in 2011 when 45 Park Lane first opened its doors to the public. With a luxurious and contemporary design throughout, enjoy dining amongst Damien Hirst's artwork.
32.5 miles from centre of Essex
Zuma in Knightsbridge is an achingly cool fusion Japanese restaurant offering a sophisticated twist on traditional izakaya informal dining. To make the most of it, order a bunch of dishes to share and let the kitchen decide what's the best order to eat them in. This is an up tempo affair; the music will be loud, the place will be busy and the ambience excellent. But the food is no afterthought. The sashimi will melt in your mouth and the flavours of the wagyu beef will linger. The decor is s...
35.4 miles from centre of Essex
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This magnificent Georgian house is the former country home of Lord Mountbatten. Now it is home to the award-winning AA Rosette fine-dining restaurant and accomplished Executive Chef James Chapman. With its contrasting cream and aubergine tub chairs, dark wood panelled walls and porthole style circular mirrors, the dining room is contemporary elegance personified. Enjoy a contemporary British & European fine dining experience where simple seasonal dishes are served, created using locally sourc...
34.4 miles from centre of Essex
Come and stay in the grounds of 'the loveliest castle in the world'. Set in the heart of the Garden of England and easily accessible from London, Leeds Castle is the perfect backdrop to your stay. The Stable Courtyard Bedrooms at Leeds Castle are luxury en-suite rooms refurbished to the highest standard offering indulgence and comfort. A full English or continental breakfast, made with fresh local produce, is served in the 17th Century oak-beamed Castle View Restaurant the following morning. ...
57.2 miles from centre of Essex
Designed by the great Harry Colt, this ultra-exclusive par 72 course is a hybrid, a mix of heathland, downland and parkland. The Waterfall is a scenic and challenging course that demands accuracy from the tee and presents a fair test of golf for every calibre of golfer.
34.0 miles from centre of Essex
With its unique place in the history of science and evolution, Down House, the family home of world-renowned scientist Charles Darwin, is a must-see. Stand in the study where Darwin wrote 'On the Origin of Species', stroll through the gardens that inspired him, and visit his and wife Emma's newly recreated bedroom which overlooks the gardens.
42.7 miles from centre of Essex
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Step through the dark green wooden portals of the Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells and into the Burgundy Bar, all blood red squashy velvet sofas, leather pouffes and gently battered wooden tables, and the feeling that you are in good hands sweeps over you. You'd never know HdV was a chain – each location has its own individual character borne out of the style of the building it's in. In this case, a grade II listed mansion constructed back in 1762. Rooms have the signature impressive bathroom...
31.1 miles from centre of Essex
Situated in the core of central London, the Institute of Contemporary Arts is a dynamic cultural venue with perspectives over the Mall, Big Ben and London Eye. The Nash and Brandon Rooms highlight floor to ceiling windows that open out to three galleries sitting above St James' Park. Designed by John Nash these beautiful and versatile spaces can host civil ceremonies and weddings for up to 90 guests situated in one room as well as stand up receptions and gatherings for up to 150 guests.
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54.8 miles from centre of Essex
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The 16th-century Griffin Inn oozes old world charm with low beamed ceilings and uneven floorboards. Guests are greeted with blazing log fires in winter or can enjoy the attractive terrace in the warmer months, where they can also watch lamb and steak roasting in the wood burning oven. The bar serves comforting food which is a step above regular pub grub such as char-grilled Fletching pork chop with roasted celeriac, pancetta, fennel and salsa verde. The restaurant offers a more tranquil se...
35.7 miles from centre of Essex
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Stylish new hotel overlooking Wembley Stadium, London Designer Outlet and next to the historic Wembley Arena with bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi.