The Lion Inn

“Hospitality and service are strengths here, quality underpins the inn” - AA Inspector

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CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

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Our Inspector's View

The Lion Inn offers stylish and comfortable accommodation; well-equipped with TVs, free WiFi and full air-conditioning it appeals to leisure and business guests alike. Many rooms benefit from balconies or direct access to the private garden. The spacious bar and restaurant are open-plan with additional seating in the Victorian conservatory. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of good classic pub dishes with a continental twist; a cooked and continental breakfast is served daily.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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4 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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4 Star Guest Accommodation
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4 Star Inn
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Silver Award accolade
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Dinner Award
The Lion Inn
Main Road, Boreham, CHELMSFORD, CM3 3JA
Phone : 01245 394900

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 23
  • Family bedrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms ground: 9
Children
  • Children welcome
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: t
Food
  • Dinner Served

About The area

Discover Essex

Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.

Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore: 

  • the great Waltham Abbey
  • Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
  • the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
  • Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.

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