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Tel code: 01279 | code search
Postcode: CM22 | code search
Population: 2000
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"I went for a meal in The Crown. The restaurant was really nice with linen napkins and good quality cutlery. Loved the non-matching chairs. The food was fantastic. All locally ..." More

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Elsenham is a small village in North West Essex. Its neighbouring towns include Bishop's Stortford, Saffron Walden, and Stansted Mountfitchet. The village is approximately 3 miles from Stansted Airport. The village has one pub called The Crown, located on the junction of Elsenham Cross. A small row of shops on the high street includes a One Stop convenience store, a hairdressers and a small post office. The village church is St. Mary the Virgin, located on Lane Hall Road. Leisure facilities include the Elsenham Golf Centre. Nearby Stansted Mountfitchet, is a small historic town dating from Saxon times. There are numerous 16th and 17th century buildings and a well-preserved windmill built in 1787. Under the Normans, Stansted passed to the Mountfitchet family who built a timber castle here - the extensive earthworks are now home to a reconstructed motte and bailey structure. The market town of Bishop’s Stortford is just 5 miles away and serves as a common ground for shopping and entertainment facilities. The picturesque medieval town of Saffron Walden is 9 miles away and has some 400 buildings of special architectural or historic interest, including Audley End House and Gardens and the ruins of the 12th century Walden Castle.


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Stansted Lodge (0.01 miles)

Stansted Lodge

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Aspens is part of the Stansted Lodge group. Aspens is approximately 7 minutes from Stansted Airport. We provide FREE TRANSFERS from 4am in the morning, and pick up until 10pm ... More

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De Salis Hotel (1.14 miles)

De Salis Hotel

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The DeSalis Hotel London Stansted offers fantastic value without compromising on quality. This newly-built hotel offers the business and leisure traveler the very best in modern comfort and design. Parking ... More

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Chimneys (1.56 miles)


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Delightful 17th century detached house situated in the heart of the historical Norman village of Stansted Mountfitchet. Our guest accommodation is individually decorated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard.

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The Laurels (1.66 miles)

The Laurels

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A large Victorian house offering a very high standard of accommodation located in a quiet area of the historic village of Stansted Mountfichet less than 10 minutes from the airport ... More

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Hilton London Stansted Airport (1.98 miles)

Hilton London Stansted Airport

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Set within the perimeter of the Airport, the Hilton London Stansted Airport hotel is 8 minutes by shuttle bus from the terminal. Just 45 minutes by train from central London, the ... More

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Oakbury B&B (2.03 miles)

Oakbury B&B

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OAKBURY B&B, is 3 miles or 5 minutes from the airport, Low cost quality rooms some room with private ensuite bath or shower. FREE AIRPORT TRANSFER offer to Stansted airport ... More

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Radisson Blu Stansted Airport (2.15 miles)

Radisson Blu Stansted Airport
Just a 2 minutes walk via a covered walkway to the main airport terminal, offering the quickest and most convenient access to any hotel at London Stansted Airport. The Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport ... More | visit website
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Cricketers' Arms (2.57 miles)

The Cricketers Arms is the ideal place to stay whether you’re on business, travelling to the airport, attending a wedding or simply visiting the area.

As well as being ideal for getting to or from Stansted ... More | visit website
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Stansted Guest House (2.57 miles)

Stansted Guest House

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This charming Victorian cottage in large mature gardens is a 3-minute drive or 15-minute walk from Stansted Airport. There are rooms with free transfers (16:00 - 23:00 & 06:00-10:00) and 2 ... More

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Whitehall Hotel (2.79 miles)

Whitehall Hotel

Just 10 minutes from Stansted Airport via its own shuttle bus, Whitehall Hotel is a superbly restored Elizabethan manor house with free car parking - ideal for airport departures.
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