Walpole Farm House
“Charmingly converted property with modern facilities and a spacious private garden” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Walpole Farm House is a charmingly converted single-story building with its own spacious private garden. Both the Cottage and Studio offer full self-catering facilities and are tastefully decorated with all modern facilities, including WiFi and ample parking. They are both ideal for both foreign and UK visitors. Close to Stansted Airport, the UK motorway network, and with easy access to London and Cambridge by Train or Car. The local train station is a 15-minute walk away. Frequent buses pass-by to Saffron Walden, a picturesque medieval town and to Bishop's Stortford for great shopping, the cinema, and accessing the main railway station into London. Prices start from £200 - £450 per week for either the Cottage or Studio accommodation.
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About the area
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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