Around the area

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Historic Houses, Gardens and Attractions

Audley End House and garden www.english-heritage.org.uk

Kentwell Hall  www.kentwell.co.uk

Copped Hall  www.coppedhalltrust.org.uk

Hatfield Forest  www.nationaltrust.org

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens  www.henry-moore.org

Beth Chatto Gardens  www.bethchatto.co.uk

Grange Barn  www.nationaltrust.org

Paycocke’s House and Garden  www.nationaltrust.org 

Gibberd Garden, Harlow  www.gibberdgarden.co.uk

Hyde Hall, RHS Garden  www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/hyde-hall

 

 

Local Flavour

Great Dunmow
Home of the Flitch Trials. Local, independent shops and great coffee houses with butchers, greengrocers and bakers. Recommend the Tuesday market.


Saffron Walden
Busy market town, full of local charm. Great market on Saturday with superb fish stall/seafood bar. Home to the Fry Art Gallery and Saffron Hall.


Great Garnetts Farmers Market
2nd Saturday each month.  


Thaxted
A medieval town with a famous guildhall, magnificent church and restored windmill. Well known for its Morris Men and the Thaxted Festival. www.thaxted.co.uk

 

 

Walks, Cycling and Riding

Footpaths through Great Canfield
www.greatcanfield.org.uk

Flitch Way, for cycling and walking with a couple of cafes en-route
www.friends-of-the-flitch-way.org.uk

We are situated on Sustrans cycle route 50
www.sustrans.org.uk

Ashfields Carriage and Polo Cub
www.ashfieldscarriageandpoloclub.com