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May Days Out in Essex 2018

Packed with great events throughout this month, May days out in Essex promise something for everyone. From garden tours to old time traditions and child-centred fun, our region offers visitors huge variety this Spring. As a premier Stansted B&B located in Great Dunmow, we take pride in helping guests get the most out of their […]

Great Dunmow Soap Box Race

On Sunday, 27 May 2018, 60 teams aim to battle it out at the first ever Great Dunmow Soap Box Race. Racers from local schools, colleges and businesses as well as a number of daring individuals will compete to be named champion. Proceeds from the Soap Box Race support local charity, Great Dunmow & District […]

Saving Money Booking Online with Us

Book Stansted B&B online through our site, and you save £5 per room and £1 per breakfast as compared with third party booking services such as TripAdviser, Booking.com and Priceline. Recently we partnered with Eviivo.com for online bookings. This allows us to offer the same price for online bookings as for telephone bookings directly with […]

RiZE Festival Accommodation 2018

RiZE Festival, Essex’s ever-popular V Festival as re-imagined in 2018, takes place 17-18 August. Taking over Chelmsford’s iconic Hyland Park, this promises to be a big event. Boasting a diverse line-up, RiZE headliners include Liam Gallahger, James Bay, Craig David and Rita Ora. Surely, RiZE will be one of the year’s biggest musical events. Tickets […]

Spring Short Breaks in Essex

A change is as good as a rest. Getting out of town and breaking the routine is a great way to reduce stress and clear your mind. Trips to the Southeast offer many activities and experiences for everyone. This spring short breaks in Essex offer beautiful villages, fresh local fare, wine tasting, shopping, breath-taking scenery […]

Walking Holidays Essex

The outdoors is good for us. More and more, the health benefits of the outdoors are proven by science. Our modern lifestyles can be relentless. Now more than ever, it is essential that we build-in time for ourselves and time spent in nature. Walking holidays Essex offer an excellent chance to do just that! Benefits […]

Essex Winter Walks

January can be a dreary time of year. Grey skies, rain and short days can leave you uninspired. Getting outdoors can improve health and well-being, and the many Essex winter walks on offer promise to get you moving and clear your mind. Essex Winter Walks Our region hosts a number of great footpaths, as well […]

January Essex Events

January can be a dreary time of year. The holidays are behind and it can seem there’s nothing to look forward to but cold weather and staying indoors. However, January Essex events offer a huge variety of fun and exciting things to do. There are January Essex days out to suit all ages and tastes. […]

Essex New Years Getaways 2017-2018

Essex New Years getaways offer everything from dinner parties to club nights. Looking for something more subdued? The countryside and villages provide ample refreshment and respite for the new year. Whatever your preference – big events or a chance to unwind as we welcome 2018 – Essex caters to all comers. Essex New Years Getaways […]

Christmas Markets in Essex 2017

Looking for a unique gift? Check out one of the many charming Christmas Markets in Essex 2017. Packed with foodie treats, one-of-a-kind gifts and gorgeous stocking fillers, our region’s fairs offer a superb festive shopping experience. Top December Christmas Markets in Essex 2017 Many of Essex’s Christmas Markets run from November to the first weekend […]