Hotel, Hostel and Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
CM1 2PZ, Chelmsford, 29 Rainsford Road
The County Hotel, located in Chelmsford city centre, offers a range of services including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, as well as a South facing terrace where guests can enjoying a relaxing drink. The... read more
£ 75.00View Rates
CM3 3PT, Chelmsford, Belsteads Farm Lane, Little Waltham
Dating back to the 15th century, this Tudor house and converted stable block is set in the grounds of Channels Golf Club and surrounded by 300 acres of quiet golf course, with 27 challenging holes.... read more
£ 79.00View Rates
CM2 0DD, Chelmsford, 39 - 43 Baddow Road
Overlooking the River Chelmer, these apartments are in a quiet, central area of Chelmsford. Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen and a 42-inch plasma-screen TV with full Sky channel package. Chelmsford Serviced Apartments are 2-3 minutes’... read more
£ 85.00View Rates
CM1 1PP, Chelmsford, New St
The Best Western Atlantic Hotel is a hotel located a few minutes’ walk from Chelmsford’s centre. It offers free WiFi, free on-site parking and has an Italian Restaurant on-site. All guest rooms have a private... read more
£ 90.00View Rates
CM1 1QG, Chelmsford, 16 GLEBE ROAD Flat 9
Kohinoor Serviced Apartments offers accommodation in Chelmsford, within a 4-minute walk from Chelmsford Station. The unit is 3.8 km from Hylands Park. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen complete with... read more
£ 92.00View Rates
CM1 1SS, Chelmsford, 90 Broomfield Road
Set 9 km from Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Tanzanite Serviced Apartment offers accommodation with a kitchen. The property is 2 km from Chelmsford Cathedral. The apartment consists of 1 separate bedroom, 1 bathroom and a... read more
£ 92.00View Rates
CM1 4XA, Chelmsford, 10 Darnay Rise
Cosy Studio Flat enjoys a location in Chelmsford, just 12 km from Hylands Park and 5 km from Chelmsford Cathedral. Free WiFi is featured. The apartment is fitted with 1 bedroom, a kitchen with an... read more
£ 110.00View Rates
CM2 8HR, Chelmsford, West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow
Pontlands Park is located in countryside just 15 minutes’ drive from the M25 and 30 minutes from Stansted Airport. Built in 1879 the hotel features Victorian architecture and relaxed splendour. The hotel is situated to... read more
£ 110.50View Rates
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The area has remained popular in modern times because of the ease with which travellers can make their way into London and explore areas of Essex and south east England. Chelmsford itself is a well known area for its mix of historic and modern attractions, and the festivals and events that take place in the area that attract visitors from around the World to this region of Essex.
A good place to stay overnight
Around the city there are a number of accommodation options for those seeking individual and family rooms from cheap hotels to b&b’s. The city has a number of bed and breakfast options, which offer a family friendly option to visit the region and spend some time exploring the history and modern attractions that fill the area.
Visitors can make the choice of where they wish to stay in the region, from the rural outskirts of the area to the redeveloped West End that features luxury accommodation options and a number of high quality shops, bars and restaurants.
The historic town centre can also be a good place to stay within the city as this provides easy access to the railway station linking the area to London and the rest of the UK. Staying in family rooms in the town centre can also offer an easy way to explore and enjoy this historic area of England, which sees many historic buildings now used as bed and breakfast accommodation and cheap hotels popular with visitors.
Popular attractions in town include the Chelmsford Museum, Essex County Cricket Club, Riverside Ice and Leisure and Cathedral.
Popular events held in the town centre
One of the most popular events occurring in the area is the World famous V Festival that takes place each year in August in Hylands Park, with the V Festival attracting the top musical acts in the World. Many people choose to seek accommodation within the area and others sleep at the site in the tented village.
Alongside the V Festival, Hylands park is well known for being the home of Hylands House, a listed building that was built in the 18th century in a Queen Anne style. Exploring the grounds can be done with the stable area of the house is now a visitor centre that details the history of the house, which is situated close to historic Writtle College.
From any of the b&b’s in the area the local cathedral can be explored with its Gothic architecture that dates back as far as the 13th century. Many local areas can be explored from Chelmsford, which include the many attractions of the North Sea coast that includes a large number of birds and local wildlife found at the Blackwater Estuary in nearby Maldon.
Writtle College and Anglia Ruskin University
University college, previously known as Writtle Agricultural College. It’s a partner institution of the University of Essex, located just outside Chelmsford.
Address of Anglia Ruskin University : Bishop Hall Lane, CM1 1SQ
Large campus of the Anglia Ruskin University which has more than 30,000 students.
Chelmsford in Essex England UK
Location : this town is located in eastern part of England in the heart of Essex, about 30 miles from central London, which is to the south-west. Cambridge city centre and university can easily be reached by the M11 motorway.
The city has good access to fast roads towards Colchester Essex, Braintree, Romford, Southend (airport hotel) and Lakeside Shopping Centre.
Stansted airport, which is less than 30 minutes away, can easily be reached by the regular X30 Bus Service.
Region : East of England
County : Essex
Nearby Attractions and Sights
Tropical Wings Zoo
(Wickford Road, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5QZ England UK)
See exotic animals, fish, birds and free flying butterflies in the lovely Tropical House. Great for families.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall
(Creephedge Lane, Essex CM3 8ET, United Kingdom)
Public garden, beautiful for picnics. There is plenty of space to walk around and admire the newly planted avenues and beds.
(London Road, CM2 8WQ England UK)
Hylands House is an impressive Grade II neo-classical villa. The park that surrounding the villa is perfect for walking the dog or simply relaxing.
(New Street, CM1 1TY Essex England)
Church dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, St Peter and St Cedd. This beautiful cathedral is located behind the busy shopping area of the city, which makes it an ideal break from the hustle and bustle.