Throughout the year there are many reasons travellers visit Great Dunmow and the surrounding areas. Some guests come for an event such as a wedding or the annual V Festival, while others are simply on their way to Stansted and prefer the a cozy place to stay the night before they leave or upon their arrival. For others, Great Dunmow and the Essex countryside is the destination; such as those who visit for the Easter holiday and wander through the Easter Villages taking in the beautiful spring scenery and medieval churches. While spring is certainly a wonderful time to visit, our corner of Essex offers plenty to see during the winter months as well.
Winter Walks Around Harwood House Stansted B&B
For guests who want to experience winter in a more rural setting and aren’t afraid to bundle up, Harwood House is the perfect base for some of the area’s best walking trails and paths. The nearby Hatfield Forest provides a glimpse into a medieval hunting forest once used by kings and nobles and still has fallow deer descended from the herd of King Henry I roaming the park. The Hatfield Forest is a quick 15 minute drive from Harwood House, but a more adventurous way of getting there is via a popular walking path which happens to run through Great Dunmow itself, not far from the steps of our Stansted B&B. The Flitch Way is a 15 mile route stretching from Braintree to Bishop’s Stortford. Once a railway line, it has been converted to a scenic path perfect for walking, jogging and cycling. In addition to these two trails there are countless more nearby with varying degrees of difficulty and all offering beautiful countryside scenery.
Stansted B&B with Recently Refurbished Rooms
Travellers looking for a Stansted B&B will find Hardwood’s award winning service and accommodations perfect for a winter getaway. Our hearty, locally sourced breakfast provides the energy needed to get the day started and our for a comfy beds and snug duvets offer a cozy place to sleep after a day of winter walks. If you are planning a trip to the Essex countryside, call today to book your stay.