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The Cottage

Saffron Walden, Essex, England


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About The Cottage

A 16th Century cottage situated along a quiet street in the heart of the ancient market town of Saffron Walden. The cottage has all the modern comforts necessary to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

In the town there is a museum, an enormous church and a market. It is a 15 minute walk across open park land to Audley End House (with its regular events, summer concerts and famous organic vegetable garden).

English Tourist Board Rating of 4 stars.


Nearby towns & villages..

Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden (197 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...

Wendens Ambo, a picturesque village in Essex

Wendens Ambo (5 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction SW)

This enchanting village with its unusual name lies at the western boundary of the county. Its quaint name comes from the joining of Great and Little Ambo in the 17th century...

Almshouse and Windmill Thaxted

Thaxted (45 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction SE)

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C.of E Church, Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire

Brent Pelham (5 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction SW)

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The Park at Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Bishop's Stortford (5 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction S)

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Brook Cottage, Kedington, Suffolk

Kedington (8 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.4 km, direction NE)

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St Mary's Church, Great Bradley, Suffolk

Great Bradley (1 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction NE)

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Nearby attractions..

Saffron Walden Museum, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden Museum (6 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

This is the second oldest purpose-built museum in the country. It occupies a gracious russet brick building in an enclosed.....

Castle

Saffron Walden Castle (10 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

Very little remains of Saffron Walden Castle, but what is here is well worth seeing for it is a fine example of a Norman.....

Bridge End Gardens, Saffron Walden, Essex

Bridge End Gardens (15 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)

These perfectly laid out gardens were started in the mid 18th century by Atkinson Francis Gibson. They are particularly noted.....

Audley End

Audley End (105 Pictures)

(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

Flightline

Imperial War Museum Duxford (124 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction NW)

Duxford retains its wartime atmosphere and, as many of its aeroplanes still fly, you might even see one take to the air during a.....

Hatfield forest Lake

Hatfield Forest Country Park (4 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction S)

An ancient royal hunting ground, designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserve...

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