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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
19.7 miles from the 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
13.0 miles from the centre of Essex
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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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.
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15th century Tudor Manor House Hotel situated in extensive grounds, just 1 hour from London.
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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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An 18th century 4 star family managed hotel with gym, outdoor pool and nature reserve.
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27.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Reconnect with the outdoors with a stay at Kingshill Farm, concealed away on Elmley Nature Reserve.
27.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover one of London's hidden gems at The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House Representing one of the most impressive collections of medieval and early modern European art to have been put together by one person, The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House, contains more than 700 pieces, consisting of ivory carvings, Limoges enamels, Renaissance jewellery, bronzes, maiolica pottery and Sèvres ceramics. The collection amassed by diamond magnate Sir Julius Wernher is housed at Ranger's...
30.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Mill Green Museum is just next door to the mill in the old miller's cottage. It has been home to a museum in one form or another since 1979.
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44.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Scotney offers a 14th century castle, complete with a moat, along with a charming country house and a romantic garden, all surrounded by a stunning woodland estate. Visitors can relax in the gorgeous gardens, with the fairytale castle behind, or stroll out in the 770 acres of parkland and woodland.
45.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Located on a small farm estate in the heart of the Kent countryside, Green Farm is surrounded by beautiful meadows and ancient woodland.
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52.1 miles from the centre of Essex
A splendid maple tree overlooks an adult only sun terrace and attractive gardens provide wonderful views of the South Downs at this nineteenth-century country pub. As many ingredients as possible are sourced locally with roasted breast of Horsted Keynes pheasant on pearl barley and smoky bacon risotto appearing among the main course choices. Pub classics such as local pork and herb sausages with mashed potato and bittersweet red onion jam are also done well. However, there are nods towards ...
41.7 miles from the centre of Essex
If the waterside location and villagey feel of the newly refurbished Cambridge Belfry aren't enough to ease you into a more serene disposition, their spa guarantees to do the job. Take your horizontal position on the comfy treatment couch and let your mind drift off while your face and body get preened and pampered. There's a big choice of irresistible therapies – the signature rituals are designed just for Qhotels and come highly recommended. There's no need to stay upright for long, take a ...
44.0 miles from the centre of Essex
It's not just the views you will want to feast on at Nutfield Priory – the Head Chef is a taste perfectionist and sources the best local and seasonal produce.
30.8 miles from the centre of Essex
The Covent Garden Murder Mystery Trail is a self-guided investigation which takes you through the famous sights of Covent Garden. Can you follow the 1.5 mile ro
36.7 miles from the centre of Essex
The Angel's award-winning selection of AA rosette food and drink, serving superb modern British cuisine. Our head chef continually surprises with a curious twist of something delicious, sourcing fresh local produce from surrounding market gardeners. The breads baked in house are testament to the care taken to achieve that special taste and there are 30 varieties of quality wines all served by the glass.
34.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Historic properties located within the Leeds Castle Estate are available as self-catering holiday cottages which provide modern facilities, whilst retaining their original charm. The holiday cottages are ideal if you're coming to an event at the castle or just want a break away in the Kent countryside. Weir Cottage is a cosy and intimate property for two people and the Castle View is ideal for a family stay, while Keepers House can sleep up to ten people for larger parties. The Guard's House ...
25.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Just 30 minutes from London yet deep in the heart of the Kent countryside, Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa is a pretty 18th-century manor house now dedicated to sublime pampering. This four silver star luxury retreat has very generously sized guest bedrooms and features lovely little touches such as L'occitane toiletries. The hotel also has an award-winning luxury Utopia spa complete with therapy pools, bubble tubs, sauna, gym, hair and nail spa and 17 treatment rooms. After a f...
58.3 miles from the centre of Essex
A wooden beamed 16th Century building, with contrasting modern touches, houses this restaurant, which is run by chef proprietor Tristan Mason. Tristan is an award-winning chef with an impressive pedigree, having trained under Marco Pierre White amongst others. His classical training has resulted in an intricate modern British cuisine with a strong French accent, and a desire to amalgamate the old and the new into carefully crafted dishes. Locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality hel...
38.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Hotel Felix a boutique hotel offering stylish accommodation & bistro dining. Set in beautiful, leafy gardens, just 1 mile from Cambridge city centre.
32.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Knebworth House has been home to the Lytton family since 1490. The Tudor house was redesigned in the gothic style, with turrets, gargoyles and griffins. The interior of the house has a variety of styles, from the Jacobean Banqueting Hall to the gothic State Drawing Room. Notable visitors have included Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Queen Elizabeth I. The library has a collection of the published works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton, author of the words, `The pen is mightier than the sword´. ...
36.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Offering a unique backstage pass, many Cambridge colleges provide the opportunity to stay in a student room during your visit to this heritage-rich city. Whilst helping to generate revenue to contribute to the upkeep of these iconic buildings, the bed and breakfast rooms on offer provide a cost-effective and unique alternative to a bland hotel chain. Rooms are in a very central location, and staying here will certainly give you a story to tell your friends about. During your stay, you can re-...
33.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Providing comfortable, clean and modern self-catering accommodation, and just a short walk from many of London's major tourist attractions
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35.7 miles from the centre of Essex
The Blue Ball Inn, overlooking the famous Grantchester Meadows, less then two miles from Cambridge's historic city, has two kingsize ensuite rooms.
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40.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall's restaurant provides a fabulously relaxed setting for drinks or dining and is open all day. Whether you're after breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, a drink with friends or just a delicious coffee while you work, the bar brasserie will have just what you fancy – and there's no need to book! There's even a covered outdoor terrace looking out across the sweeping lawns so you can enjoy outdoor dining at any time of day.
32.1 miles from the centre of Essex
This converted hunting lodge on the banks of the Broadwater Lake in 543 acres of ancient parkland on the Brocket Hall Estate makes a romantic setting for acclaimed and talented young chef Marcus McGuinness dazzlingly modern and beautifully presented dishes. Set over four floors, Auberge du Lac includes a comfortable lounge, four private dining rooms, lakeside terrace overlooking Brocket Hall itself as well as the elegant main dining room where you can enjoy the likes of foie gras parfait with...
43.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Nutfield Priory hotel, which dates back to 1872, is an idyllic country mansion set in over 40 tranquil acres high on Nutfield ridge with stunning views.
31.5 miles from the centre of Essex
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu London Old Park Lane and Nobu Berkeley ST are undisputed culinary jewels in Mayfair's crown. An instant hit from the opening in 1997 and the first European venture from world-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu London pioneered the way for Japanese dining in the capital.
32.7 miles from the centre of Essex
4 star hotel located opposite Hyde Park, ideal for sight seeing London with 70 fully air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, fitness room and bar.
42.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Helmingham Hall Gardens, the ancestoral home of the Tollemache family for the past 500 years, who enjoy sharing their passion for the beautiful gardens. Surrounded by the impressive Tudor moated Hall set in a 400 year old ancient deer park. Complimented by a wonderful balance of nature and the modern accents inspired by the current Lady Tollemache, a well-known garden designer and Chelsea Gold Medal Winner. There is a relaxed atmosphere for people to enjoy the serenity and tranquility of the ...
57.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa is set in pretty Cuckfield, West Sussex. An elegant and charming Elizabethan manor house with an award-winning restaurant and spa. There is plenty of space to relax; an inviting sitting room overlooking the garden and a cosy wood-paneled bar.
38.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Chartwell was the beloved family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 until his death in 1965. In times of war and peace, whether in power or in the political wilderness, it never failed him. Churchill was particularly drawn to the estate's breath-taking views across the Weald of Kent - a view that remains unspoilt today.
25.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Suffolk Retreats offers luxury accommodation for up to 24 guests in a selection of 5 properties. Perfect for large group get togethers, family reunions and hen parties. Set in the heart of the wonderful Suffolk countryside but only just over an hour from London. The perfect weekend getaway. Option to add use of large hot tub too.
28.5 miles from the centre of Essex
The Whitechapel Art Gallery is London´s most prestigious independent gallery and has been at the cutting-edge of art for one hundred years. It was the first public gallery dedicated to temporary art exhibitions and it has held significant shows of the great names of British 20th century art, such as David Hockney, Gilbert and George, Anthony Caro, and Gary Hume. It is also famous for being the first place in which internationally renowned art has been shown in the UK, for example: Picasso´s G...
28.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Languidly placed on a hill, Holbeck's House with its mellow façade and large bay windows is surrounded by its own parkland and grounds.
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35.4 miles from the centre of Essex
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...
37.9 miles from the 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...
43.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Step back in time at Sutton Hoo Sutton Hoo in the heart of rural suffolk is the Anglo-Saxon burial mounds where a royal Anglo-Saxon ship-burial was discovered. The grave is thought to be that of Raedwald, King of the Angles and Overlord of England. award-winning Exhibition tells the story of Anglo-saxon East Anglia plus full-size reconstruction of the burial chamber and incredible replica treasures. A fascinating day out for everyone. restaurant, shop, children´s play area, woodland t...
44.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Hidden Treasure for ALL to enjoy… Get away from it all, relax and unwind at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa where our friendly, helpful staff are committed to ensuring your visit is perfect. Our family-run and owned hotel boasts 90 spacious rooms, many with balconies where you can relax and enjoy beautiful views over 120 acres of historic parkland. Savor a lovely meal in the recently refurbished Park Restaurant, taking in fantastic views over our award-winning golf course, o...
59.4 miles from the centre of Essex
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...
29.0 miles from the centre of Essex
See the Crown Jewels and Experience History come to Life at the tower of London The Tower of London built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, is one of the best examples of a medieval castle in the world and you'll find plenty to see inside. In the very heart of London visitors can view the Crown Jewels, squirm at the instruments of torture that are on display and spot the graffiti on a prison wall left by the bereft husband of tragic queen Lady Jane Grey. You'll learn all...
25.4 miles from the 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...
42.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Experience Stunning Gardens at Hampton Court Palace Purchase a ticket for the Formal Gardens only at Hampton Court and you've still a full day's activity on your hands. There are more than 60 acres of formal garden to explore here in south west London, with glorious fountains, stunning flower displays (over 200,000 flowering bulbs) and pretty spots to sit and take stock plus 750 acres of rolling royal parkland (look out for deer) which attracts all manner of birdlife. Of course, the wo...
24.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Myddelton House Gardens were once home to Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain's most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists. In 2011, Myddelton House Garden reopened to the public for everyone to enjoy the wonders that Mr Bowles collected.
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39.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Enjoy vintage style and modern comfort in 6 beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms at this stylish Victorian villa, 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre.
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34.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Ickworth makes an exception day out, with plenty to see for all the family. The Rotunda was built in the 18th century to house the treasures and artefacts collected by the 4th Earl of Bristol on his grand tours of Europe, and is quite something. The rather eccentric Hervey family continued to add to the collection for the next 200 years, and also built one the very first Italianate gardens in this country. Having explored the gardens and parkland, visitors can travel back to the 1930s...
47.7 miles from the centre of Essex
The Running Horses, dating from the 16th century, has five comfy en-suite rooms and the Gatehouse which all include Wi-Fi and Nespresso coffee machines.
38.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell The family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill, Chartwell in Westerham, Kent, is not only a must-visit for history buffs and architecture fans but also those who love tranquil, well-thought-out gardens. Once you have explored the picture, books and mementos dotted around his home, step outside and discover the hillside gardens that inspired Britain's wartime leader from 1924 until the end of his life. Sir Winston adored...
36.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement One of West Londons hidden gems, Chiswick house is a classic example of beautiful 18th century British architecture. The Londoners have been seeking sanctuary in these lovely grounds for years and it's not hard to see why. Known to be to be the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement; the wonderful Roman-style Palladian villa was inspired by the Earl of Burlington's grand tour of Italy who wanted the grounds to have the ...
27.4 miles from the centre of Essex
The cottage enjoys sweeping views from the huge windows for wildlife and cloud watching.
32.0 miles from the centre of Essex
At Knebworth House, the present 28-acre garden dates largely from the Victorian and Edwardian eras, with more recent and continuing restoration and additions. Sir Edwin Lutyens re-designed the formal gardens immediate to the House. Each of the 'rooms' within the garden has its own identity, colour and flowering time, including: sunken lawn; rose garden; green garden; gold garden; malus walk; brick garden; the maze; ornamental ponds; wilderness and dinosaur trail; the walled garden with culin...
46.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Manor Farm Barn is a four-star self-catering accommodation in the Suffolk countryside . Built in the early 1700s. It’s a grade II listed building .
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33.2 miles from the centre of Essex
For over 125 years golfers have enjoyed the beautiful wooded course and warm hospitality the Wildernesse Club has to offer. Founded in 1890 the Club has a proud heritage and today is a private members' club with an unassuming style which conceals a very special place for both members and visitors to enjoy the game we love. Often considered the best inland course in Kent, during its history Wildernesse has been honoured to host many prestigious golf tournaments and is currently used by th...
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36.0 miles from the centre of Essex
A luxurious stay at the Salthouse will be something to remember. Each room has been individually designed with a truly personal touch.
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59.4 miles from the centre of Essex
South Lodge Hotel was built in 1883 as a family home, the hotel still exudes that feel. Amongst the 93 acres of parkland are 260 varieties of rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas which, when in bloom, present a magnificent sea of colour. There are eighty nine exquisitely furnished rooms, providing flawless attention to detail and homely charm, and wherever you turn stunning views over the South Downs. The Michelin starred Pass restaurant offers dramatic dining experiences whilst the 2...
34.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Converted Victorian Serviced Self Catering Apartments in West Kensington, close to the Barons Court & West Kensington Station with free Wi-Fi.
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35.9 miles from the centre of Essex
The privately-owned Mount Ephraim Country House & Gardens is a stunning family home, in the glorious Kent countryside. With 10 acres of stunning gardens, magnif
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45.4 miles from the centre of Essex
A high spec, fabulously restored unique 19th Century listed barn set on a farm deep in the Kent countryside for up to 12 to 14 guests. A perfect place for famil
41.7 miles from the centre of Essex
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry can be found in Cambourne, Cambridge. It has a swimming pool, gym, tennis court, spa and stylish, modern rooms.
54.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore the gateway to the realm at Dover Castle An iconic structure that presides over the famous coastline and its white cliffs, Dover Castle has watched over the area since its keep was built in the 1180s and there has been a look out on the site for some 20 centuries. Inside this historic landmark, there are displays of the castle's most heroic moment, but the jewel in the crown is the visitor experience Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk about the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940. ...
31.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Meet the Animals and incredible wildlife at ZSL London Zoo At ZSL London Zoo visit the new exhibit Gorilla Kingdom to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the rainforest within a natural walk through environment and get closer than ever before to a group of Western lowland gorillas. Feel the heat of South America within the tropical biome Clore Rainforest Lookout, and witness marmosets, tamarinds and other forest dwellers all living in harmony within the lush plants and trees of t...
50.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Camomile Cottage B&B provides luxury bed and breakfast accommodation and has been awarded a 4 Star Silver rating by East of England Tourist Board. A rustic 16th century Grade II listed Suffolk cottage in a quiet rural location it is ideally situated for exploring the historic towns and villages of East Anglia. Heavily timbered, furnished with antiques and with large gardens it offers privacy in a rural location. Two double rooms with luxury en-suites. Large guest lounge with two comfy sofas, ...
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33.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore The Chelsea home of a Victorian literary couple Head to the Victorian writer's shrine in London's Chelsea that is Carlyle's House and you'll learn all about great public speaker, ethical thinker and social essayist Thomas Carlyle. A beautiful Queen Anne house in a quiet side street, Carlyle's House is an education on the 19th century literary world. The home of Thomas and his wife Jane became the fashionable place to visit after the writer rose to prominence and as you stand ...
59.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Michelin Star Restaurant Interlude is a contemporary restaurant set within the historic woodland gardens of Leonardslee Estate. Chef Jean Delport and his team a
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60.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Brookhill House was built in about 1843 by the Borrer family. It is surrounded by lovely peaceful gardens and is close to the South Coast and many of the beautiful Sussex and Kent gardens. There is also easy train access to Central London.
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36.7 miles from the centre of Essex
The Angel is a sumptuous place to stay with rooms designed to suit everyone's taste. The individuality of each room makes staying a memorable experience.
45.3 miles from the centre of Essex
15th century Bulltown Farmhouse is family-run with 3 spacious ensuite bedrooms and surrounded by cottage garden in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
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35.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Private tours through The Jockey Club Rooms can be organised on dates that fall outside of the racing calendar. These intriguing tours, which incorporate comical stories of rich and well known racing nobility, last approximately 90 minutes and can be orchestrated to incorporate lunch, evening tea or supper. Outside of our racing calendar we are happy to arrange exclusive bespoke tours of Newmarket for private groups via our affinity with Discover Newmarket. In the past these tours have no...
32.3 miles from the centre of Essex
The Lime Tree is a stunning independent boutique hotel located in the heart of chic Belgravia, with lovely rooms, delicious breakfasts and a great location.
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43.9 miles from the centre of Essex
The spa at Nutfield Priory is a haven for taking some time out for relaxation and wellbeing. Choose from a range of ELEMIS treatments.
42.7 miles from the centre of Essex
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...
31.9 miles from the centre of Essex
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu London Old Park Lane and Nobu Berkeley ST are undisputed culinary jewels in Mayfair's crown. An instant hit from the opening in 1997 and the first European venture from world-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu London pioneered the way for Japanese dining in the capital.
34.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Set in the pretty village of Willian overlooking a tranquil pond, The Fox at Willian provides a modern and relaxed atmosphere. Stripped wooden floorboards, soft grey walls, light wooden furniture and a feature glazed atrium ceiling make for a clean and contemporary setting. The food is a fusion of Asian and modern British cuisine with focus on seafood from north Norfolk, Expect Baked hake with celeriac puree, buttered king cabbage and bourguignon sauce. On sunny days, the secluded courtyard ...
40.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Experience a memorable day out at Marble Hill House The Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, is set in 66 acres of outstanding riverside parkland near Richmond in West London. Gifted to Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk, by George II when he was Prince of Wales. A combination of fashionable Georgian architecture, handsome grounds and important collection of period furniture make it a day out fit for a king. Its fabulous interiors have been carefully preserved and restored and incl...
36.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover One of London's hidden gems One of West London's hidden gems, Chiswick house is a classic example of beautiful 18th century British architecture. The wonderful Roman-style Palladian villa was inspired by the Earl of Burlington's grand tour of Italy. Look out for the breathtaking ceilings of the upstairs rooms, William Kent design features in the house and gardens and the beautiful velvet wallpaper in the rooms. Take time to enjoy a coffee in the café set in a RIBA award-win...
24.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Spanning from opposite The O2 to Hertfordshire's nature reserves, Lee Valley Regional Park is 26 miles of nature, sport and discovery! From international recognised habitats where you can see some rare native and visiting wildlife to world renowned sporting venues to fun, exciting and educational event for adults and kids alike! There's something for everyone in the Lee Valley.
32.5 miles from the 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
44.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Flindor Cottage B&B, with 2 suites, is situated in central Suffolk close to the market towns of Woodbridge & Framlingham, only a short drive to the coast.
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57.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Nobody does eco-spa quite like Ockenden Manor Spa, a modern retreat built respectfully, and to the highest spec, inside a 19th Century walled garden in West Sussex. Step inside and find yourself surrounded by contemporary finishes of soft fabric sofas, floor-to-ceiling windows and a curved reception, blended with natural elements and textures of wood, stone and bamboo alongside relaxing woodland imagery. Recoup on the stylish curved ergonomic loungers, finished in dark wood and topped off wit...
47.8 miles from the centre of Essex
With its latticed windows, wonky ceilings and oak-beams, the Old House Inn is a 16th century converted farm worker's cottage has been recently renovated and is now home to a country dining inn with rooms. A series of inviting interlinking rooms are decked out in warm rustic fabrics, banquette seating and chunky leather armchairs with a roaring log fire to complete the homely picture. The Head Chef uses locally sourced ingredients and creates exceptional creative dishes alongside a select...
34.0 miles from the centre of Essex
4* awarded hotel which has been fully refurbished in 2012 to incorporate modern simplicity and functionality with Victorian charm.
40.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Check out your next adventure at Pod Hollow in a woodland copse, a halfling-inspired subterranean accommodation.
49.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Winner of Visit Kent small accommodation 2019 Brambles is ideal for the Ferry crossing & cruise ship terminal at Dover. Great food , great service.
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39.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Syon House sits within an extensive historical estate in West London. The gardens are renowned for their extensive collection of rare trees and plants. The 100
31.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Locanda Locatelli takes Italian cuisine to a new level. Opened by celebrity chef Giorgio Locatelli (revered by many as one of the finest Italian Chefs in the UK) over ten years ago, it has won numerous awards. It's a stylish, sophisticated venue with beige leather booths, etched glass screens and low lighting that attracts celebrities looking for a discreet night out. Portions are generous and exude freshness and quality demonstrated by the huge basket of home-made bread or mountain of black ...
52.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Wakehurst Place gardens, in the beautiful High Weald of Sussex, is an outstanding botanic garden and conservation area, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens. A mild, friendly climate, a high rainfall and moisture-retentive soils, allows many important groups of plants, unable to be grown successfully at Kew, to flourish here. In the woodlands, there are trees from the temperate zones of the world. The planting styles range from formal walled gardens by the Mansion, through expansive specimen ...
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31.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Experience the lives of Royalty at Buckingham Palace Possibly the most famous and iconic building in Britain, Buckingham Palace has been one of London's most popular tourist attractions for centuries. Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, it has been the royal family's official London residence since Queen Victoria decreed it in 1837. 19 state rooms are open to the public for eight weeks of the year in summer so you can get a feel of the atmosphere and surroundings when the Quee...
36.2 miles from the centre of Essex
De Vere Selsdon: A Victorian hotel in Croydon’s countryside, 150 guest bedrooms, leisure centre, golf, 300 free carpark spaces and free WiFi.
31.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore the intimate world of the Royal Family at Clarence House The official London home of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, Clarence House is open to the public each summer. Many prefer tours of this royal residence to that of the grander Buckingham Palace, commenting on the intimacy of the tour with guides passing on lovely anecdotes and commenting on many of the portraits, paintings and family photos dotted around the place and owned by the house's former resident ...
54.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore fantastic displays at Sheffield Park Sheffield Park´s magnificent, informal landscape garden was laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century by its owner Arthur G Soames. The original four lakes form the centrepiece. There are dramatic shows of daffodils and bluebells in spring, and the rhododendrons, Ghent azaleas and the stream garden are spectacular in early summer. Autumn brings stunning colours from the many...
31.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Overseeing London's Green Park is the world-celebrated The Ritz London. This dazzling Neoclassical structure offers the tallness of richness with sumptuous rooms, choice British cooking, and great evening teas. Rooms at The Ritz London consolidate dazzling period design and antique goods with current luxuries. Enhanced in warm hues, they include high roofs, elaborate fireplaces and chandeliers. Rooms are air-conditioned and include iPod docks and exquisite restrooms with designer toiletri...
49.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Located at the top of Dorking's well-known High Street, a short distance from the stunning North Downs, The White Horse reopened in 2018, following a £4 million refurbishment.
36.3 miles from the centre of Essex
The Culpeper's restaurant at Chilston Park is located in the original dining room of the country manor house and retains a wealth of original characteristics.
34.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Located in trendy Kensington, minutes from attractions and transport links, offering reasonably priced modern accommodation in central London.
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29.4 miles from the centre of Essex
The home of David Marten and his family is a Victorian house lovingly restored and refurbished to a very high standard. The reception rooms are elegant and spacious. The bedrooms are beautifully and stylishly furnished (Chinese Peony with an oriental theme, the Richmond Room and the Tulip Room), complete with comfortable beds, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The new en-suite bathrooms have commodious baths and shower facilities and are finished in Italian marble and they sparkle. David c...
42.9 miles from the centre of Essex
The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with eight hangars. These hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coachroom, and the remainder house the world famous collection of aircraft. During the season, all of the airworthy aircraft are flown in displays, alongside visiting aircraft from other operators and from other Services, re-creating flying during the Edwardian period, the First World War, the peacetime...
34.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Hidden away in a secluded Kent valley is Ightham's perfectly preserved medieval moated manor house. Dating back 700 years, previous owners have included medieval knights, a courtier to King Henry VIII, high society Victorians and an American businessman. The house comes full of stories and is nestled within gardens, surrounded by natural springs and running water.
48.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover the beautiful Standen House and Gardens Standen is a family house built in the 1890s, a showpiece of the Arts & Crafts Movement designed by Philip Webb and decorated throughout with original William Morris carpets, fabrics and wallpapers. On display are contemporary paintings, tapestries, furniture and many of the original light fittings in a 1920's style. The terraced garden has fine views over the Sussex countryside.
34.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Treat yourself to a rub-down at one of London's most down-to-earth yet quality spas. Known for welcoming more than one celeb through their revolving doors, K Hotel and its basement spa has got star quality written all over it. In fact K Spa has pioneered a number of new techniques and innovations such as the Snow Paradise, a first for the capital which dips to -15C for spine-tingling stimulation, and the warming Scandinavian heat experiences. Unlike many celebs though K Spa isn't just about t...
35.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Quiet and elegant B&B accommodation, garden, free on site secure parking and only minutes walk from local restaurants and bars. 11 miles from Cambridge
52.7 miles from the centre of Essex
A visit to Flackley Ash Leisure Club & Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. With a peaceful setting and friendly staff on hand, you can enjoy a swim in the indoor heated swimming pool, take it easy in the scented steam room or saunas, emerse yourself in bubbles in the hydro-pool or work up a sweat in the gym. You'll find the Beauty Rooms tucked away in a quiet corner of the hotel. A haven of peace and tranquility, feel tension and stress drain away, experience soothing beauty ...
45.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Tenterden's Premiere luxury hotel, the London Beach Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Club is set in the beautiful Wealden countryside a mile from the historic town of Tenterden. Guests at the London Beach are 15 minutes drive from Rye and the southern coastline which is so full of history.
40.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall is situated in over 40 acres of lawn and woodland just moments away from the A12. The hotel is dog-friendly and has two AA rosettes in the brasserie.
26.9 miles from the 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.
34.2 miles from the 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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27.4 miles from the centre of Essex
The slick Spa at Brandshatch Place is in stark contrast to the traditional charm of the 19th Century Georgian country house setting.
41.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Church House, nestling in a Special Landscape Area, has three comfortable well appointed bedrooms with double aspects overlooking churches and peaceful countryside. This beautiful relaxing artists' home full of books and fresh flowers is a delightful mix of family antiques, contemporary art and film/BBC props. The large garden - adjacent to an archaeological site - is a haven for wildlife with chairs and hammock in the orchard inviting idle relaxation. Scrumptious breakfasts include home made...
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40.5 miles from the centre of Essex
If one is looking for an exquisite experience in the Suffolk countryside, then guests need to look no further than Tuddenham Mill. A hotel where traditional style combines with chic furnishings to provide guests with a unique boutique hotel, restaurant or wedding venue. Tuddenham Mill has a natural passion for exquisite food and bedroom comforts.
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51.2 miles from the centre of Essex
Built in the 15th century, The Priest House has been open as a museum since 1908. Its furnished rooms contain a fascinating array of 17th and 18th century domestic furniture, needlework and household items. Outside a formal herb garden contains over 150 culinary, medicinal and household herbs.
49.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Ashdown Park Spa, located in a gorgeous English country house hotel, has a wide range of Health and Beauty treatments available. All the treatments are individually tailored to your needs. Prescription facials, aromatherapy massages, body and heat treatments, solarium, manicures, pedicures and make-overs are all on the menu and the professional therapists are always on hand to help and advise on the treatments best suited to you.
29.1 miles from the centre of Essex
The Great House Restaurant and Hotel in Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, has been placed in Britain's Top 100 Restaurants by the Sunday Times and Harden's Guide and UK' Top 30 French Restaurants in 2016'. Expect modern French cooking displays with fresh twists and clear flavours. There's daily changing menus featuring best Suffolk and East Anglia produce as well as a superbly appointed French and local cheese board. Service from the team at The Great House is all about being knowledgeable, persona...
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32.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Lovely raised & lower ground floor 3 bedroom flat in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Newly furnished to a high standard. Beds flexible and a further 2-bed flat on the 4th floor – available ! Parking outside free overnight as well as Saturday afternoons and Sundays; paid multi-storeys available nearby for longer stays.
31.9 miles from the 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.
36.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Chilston Park Hotel is an elegant 17th century Grade I listed country house, set in 23 acres of rolling countryside and dense woodland.
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31.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Few restaurants can match the success of Pollen Street Social, which earned a Michelin star within six months of opening, along with 5 AA Rosettes. It's also ranked as the fourth best restaurant in the UK, by The Good Food Guide. The ambience is social and casual, and the food is simply stunning.
31.7 miles from the centre of Essex
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.
40.9 miles from the centre of Essex
The Leicester Arms Hotel, has thirteen spacious ensuite bedrooms all with antique beds and Hypnos mattresses for the perfect night sleep.
34.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Leeds Castle is set in 500 acres of Kentish parkland and formal gardens, making it a sanctuary for wildlife and waterfowl. The Wood Garden is continually developed to build colour throughout the seasons, and the moat is inhabited by the Castle's famous and beautiful black swans. The Pavilion Garden, which used to contain two tennis courts, is planted with rhododendrons and azaleas. Transformed in 1980 by Russell Page, the Culpeper Garden has traditional box-edged beds filled with roses and co...
51.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Bressingham is South Norfolk's largest tourist attraction, for this is where founder Alan Bloom combined his his passion for plants and gardens with his love of steam! Bressingham now boats 4 railways, almost 20 acres of gardens, the Dad's Army museum, and many other interesting exhibits.
51.5 miles from the centre of Essex
That's She! The Only She! Make an honest woman of her - quick!' was how Rudyard Kipling described Bateman's when he first saw it. Surrounded by the Sussex Weald, this Jacobean house provided a much-needed sanctuary for this world-famous writer. The rooms remain much as he left them, including the study where he wrote many of his major works.
52.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Award winning 5 star bed and breakfast in a stunning rural location near to Dover & Canterbury. Tasty farmhouse breakfast. Complimentary hot tub & sauna.
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48.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Smallhythe Place is a beautiful English country cottage, with a Barn Theatre and tranquil gardens, formerly owned by the Victorian actress, Dame Ellen Terry.
57.2 miles from the 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.
42.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Overworked and stressed? Feel all your cares melt away as you step into the tranquil spa at the Ashford International Hotel. It's simple, modern and purpose built for a spot of pampering Get some shut eye in the relaxation room and recline on the comfy loungers, sweat it out in the sauna and steam room and refresh your senses in the pool, Jacuzzi and experience showers. Head over to the treatment area and indulge in a host of top-to-toe moisturising and energising therapies. Try notable beaut...
37.7 miles from the centre of Essex
B&B London is a beautifully restored double fronted Victorian home offering Organic B&B in the heart of West London.
27.4 miles from the 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...
53.1 miles from the centre of Essex
The Cider House is a beautiful, luxurious self-contained guest suite on two floors, providing the combination of high tech and traditional comfort within an ancient building. Recently renovated by the owners to a high standard, it is a charming property and the perfect escape for a week's break in the country. Upstairs is the stunning vaulted double bedroom with a pretty en-suite loo and basin. Downstairs, enter the fabulous bathroom and delightful sitting room which has a double sofa bed....
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42.3 miles from the centre of Essex
At Canterbury Country Houses visitors to the South East of England get to choose from three stylish self-catering cottages; Ellens Cottage, the Old Tanneru and
31.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore a eautiful Edwardian Garden at Fenton House Fenton House and Garden, a 17th century merchant's house with walled garden in the London's Hampstead, has wonderful kerb appeal with pretty flowering borders, smartly-clipped hedges of box and yew, roses everywhere and topiary hollies. This lovely Edwardian garden is a real unexpected delight in the middle of the capital and the orchard, underplanted with narcissi and bluebells, is a captivating sight. It has remained virtually uncha...
37.8 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore a Royal Manor House untouched by History Built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, Kew Palace is an intimate regal home once enjoyed by George III, Queen Charlotte and their 15 children. Check out the Georgian royal kitchens left as they were 200 years ago – the life and times of the servants who worked there are beautifully chronicled. Don't miss Queen Charlotte's cottage, built in 1770 and later decorated as a cottage orné. A uniqu...
57.4 miles from the centre of Essex
In the centre of Warnham village, Glebe End is an intriguing house that dates in part to medieval times, with a sunny, walled garden that is filled with traditional cottage flowers and herbs. Many of the house's original features have been kept, including the striking Tudor flagstones in the dining room, and fascinating curved ships' timbers.
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51.1 miles from the centre of Essex
The Bellflower Cottage was built around 1630 and still retains much of it is original features. In 2016 the cottage undertook a major restoration to allow its authentic charm to shine through into the 21st century. It has 3 bedrooms sleeping 6 and 2 bathrooms including a ground floor bedroom and wetroom There is a comfortable lounge with underfloor heating and an inglenook with a wood burning stove, there is a newly fitted kitchen with stone floors, the dining room can seat at least six...
27.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Absolute Pleasure Yacht is available for exclusive, luxury accommodation hire with all comforts you would expect plus the added extra of your own private space.
59.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens is considered to be 'The Finest Woodland Gardens in England'. First planted in 1801, the Grade I Listed gardens on the 240-acre Estate, featuring outstanding scenery and wildlife throughout the year. The gardens are particularly majestic as they bloom in spring, or take on the colours of autumn.
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47.8 miles from the centre of Essex
With its latticed windows, wonky ceilings and oak-beams, the Old House Inn is a 16th century converted farm worker's cottage has been recently renovated and is now home to a country dining inn with rooms. A series of inviting interlinking rooms are decked out in warm rustic fabrics, banquette seating and chunky leather armchairs with a roaring log fire to complete the homely picture. The Head Chef uses locally sourced ingredients and creates exceptional creative dishes alongside a select...
36.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Explore the beautiful Wimpole Estate Wimpole Hall Farm is a magnificent 18th century house, reputed to be the largest in Cambridgeshire was built for the 3rd Earl of Hardwicke. The interior is a rich mixture of 18th century decoration, by the designers Gibbs, Flitcroft and Soane, with displays of fine furniture, paintings and porcelain. The Yellow Drawing Room, by Soane, is like a church nave with arches rising to a clear glass lantern above. The Great Barn has a collection of farm im...
49.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa is a five-star hotel set within 120 acres of glorious countryside and woodlands in West Sussex. The hotel is Rosette awarded
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37.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Quiet and secluded yet only a short drive to the A14 and central to all areas of East Anglia. Just a ten minute drive to Bury St Edmunds or Stowmarket
54.8 miles from the centre of Essex
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...
31.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Michelin-starred Social Eating House is on three levels, with a chef's counter for exclusive kitchen dining in the basement, the restaurant on the ground floor, and The Blind Pig, a cocktail bar, on the floor above.
54.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Set within 312 acres of private parkland yet only 35 minutes from the M25 Buxted Park is an idyllic location for celebrating and relaxing.
27.4 miles from the centre of Essex
Situated in the heart of Kent, Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa is a sophisticated Georgian mansion which makes for a stunning wedding or meeting venue.
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35.7 miles from the centre of Essex
Stylish new hotel overlooking Wembley Stadium, London Designer Outlet and next to the historic Wembley Arena with bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi.
52.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Lovers’ Retreat is a secluded cottage that offers a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. It is an ideal retreat for a couple or individual who require a relax
33.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Shepreth Wildlife Park is one of East Anglia's major attractions participating in endangered breeding programmes, and raising over £300k for conservation projects worldwide working alongside Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity. Today, there are over 100 species to see and meet with keeper talks and demonstrations every half hour throughout the day.
42.0 miles from the centre of Essex
Twentieth Century B&B is in a unique art deco house built in 1935 that has been recently renovated by the current owners. Situated just a 4-minute walk from Minnis Bay, famed for its beautiful sunsets, Twentieth Century is located in a perfect position to explore the Kent coastline, the beautiful surrounding countryside and the nearby historical city of Canterbury.
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52.9 miles from the centre of Essex
Poppinghole Farm Spa is a beautiful spa in a stunning country location. Specialising in Elemis treatments, with highly trained, friendly, professional therapis
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57.2 miles from the centre of Essex
The 9-hole Kingfisher golf course at Mannings Heath is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This picturesque par 36 course, measuring 3314 yards (3030 meters) offers breathtaking, panoramic views across the South Downs of Sussex.
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50.1 miles from the centre of Essex
Choose between a delightfully open woodland glade, or stay within the forest where your cabin blends harmoniously with the woodland surroundings. All Golden Oak Treehouse cabins come with a hot tub and for many of our guests, having their own hot tub is the highlight of their holiday. There is something rather splendid about lying back in your hot tub, glass in hand, with the night forest around you. Perfect any time of the year, they are especially indulgent when it's cold outside on a h...
34.0 miles from the centre of Essex
The Boathouse is a beautiful self-catered holiday let on the Beachfront in Whitstable, complete with all you would need for a seaside getaway.
31.3 miles from the centre of Essex
The Odyssey Health Spa at Knebworth caters for your total well-being. Whether it be through an energetic workout, a relaxing swim or a soothing therapy. Instead of booking a single treatment or therapy, why not make a day of it? The sumptuous spa is ideal for a self-indulgent day of treatments plus a swim, sauna, steam & relaxation suite. We pride ourselves on the quality of our treatments and partner with the finest products available; Elemis, Dermalogica, CACI, Jessica, GELeration, Mii Make...
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35.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Within easy distance of the historic centre of St Albans, Sopwell House luxury hotel is in a wonderful position, close to all the action but sitting in its own tranquil grounds. Think tea and cakes served on crisp white linen table clothes in front of a blazing fire, lounging around on your bedroom balcony overlooking farmland and gardens or lolling about in the stress-free spa where wraps, scrubs, holistic therapies, manicures and pedicures could easily fill your day. Cool off in the Jap...
40.5 miles from the centre of Essex
Tuddenham Mill has been carefully and stylishly refurbished to provide a fabulous dining experience in a stunning setting. This traditional Suffolk watermill, close to Newmarket, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds, has a great ambience, and the passion of the team behind the restaurant is evident throughout.
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33.3 miles from the centre of Essex
Admire The Jacobean Beauty of Kensington Palace Although there is much history surrounding Kensington Palace, it is perhaps most famous as the home of Princess Diana. Turned into a palace from a Jacobean home in the late 1600s by the likes of Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor, this fairy tale building has played host to a parade of royals and aristocrats. Climb the King's Staircase, decorated by a wonderfullu vivid painting by William Kent which shows George I's court in all i...
30.6 miles from the centre of Essex
Discover one of London's Most Valuable Art Collections Kenwood House, on the edge of London's Hampstead Heath, was built in the 17th century and remodelled by Robert Ada