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Tel code: 01268 | code search
Postcode: SS13 | code search
Population: 25000
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Pitsea is a small town in the east of the Basildon district of south Essex. The skyline at the southern end of the town is dominated by the ever busy A13 Pitsea flyover and another prominent landmark is that of the 13th century church of St. Michael's. The church fell into ruin and only the main tower now survives and doubles as a mobile telephone aerial. Wat Tyler Country Park in an area of 125 acres, is home to a motorboat museum, various craft shops, a marina and a miniature steam railway. There are some old cottages that have been moved to the park from across the south of Essex, and several wartime bunkers. All around the park are small huts that provide views across the Pitsea Marshes where there are some rare breeds of birds. Northlands Park's main feature are its lakes. During the summer the lakes are a venue for local match fishing and the Pitsea Carnival has its main fairground there. There are leisure facilities at Eversley Recreation Ground (known locally as The Rec) and Eversley Leisure Centre. Howard's Park contains the local war-memorial situated to the north of the park. There is a market in town on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.


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Eversley Primary School
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Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne) (1.07 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne)
Located close to the A127 and only 20 minutes from Southend, Chelmsford and the M25. There are local train stations 10 minutes away, on the Fenchurch line. For entertainment, just 5 minutes away is the ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Basildon South (2.02 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon South
Ideally located just 5 minutes from Wat Tyler Country Park where there is a craft shop, large adventure playground, motorboat museum and miniature railway. For shopping, Lakeside and Eastgate shopping centres are nearby. Coal House ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Basildon (2.31 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Holiday Inn Basildon (2.32 miles)

Holiday Inn Basildon

The Holiday Inn Basildon hotel provides the perfect venue for conference meetings in Basildon. The hotel also caters for weddings and parties via our stylish function rooms.

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Campanile Hotel (3.04 miles)

Campanile Hotel

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This friendly, family-style hotel & restaurant is situated next to the city centre and industrial areas in Basildon. The Campanile Hotel in Basildon is the perfect choice for both leisure and ... More

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The Chichester Hotel (3.24 miles)

The Chichester Hotel
The Chichester Hotel is an independently owned family run hotel that offers a warm welcome with freindly service to both business and leisure travellers. The hotel is constructed around a rectangular courtyard garden, two sides of ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Basildon (Rayleigh) (4.11 miles)

Premier Inn Basildon (Rayleigh)
Conveniently positioned within easy reach of the M25. For shops and local amenities Basildon town centre is only 3 miles away. Ideally located just half a mile from Rayleigh train station. Our Basildon (Rayleigh) Premier Inn ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (4.66 miles)

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Situated in Wickford this lodge is located close to basildon zoo, basildon leisure park and southend and chelmsford shopping centres. only eight miles to the east, southend on sea offers ... More

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Frasers (4.84 miles)


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Quality en-suite guest accommodation in the village of Battlesbridge, famous for its Antiques shops.Nestling on the banks of the River Crouch, an idylic countryside setting, but close to the towns ... More

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Travelodge Thurrock M25 (6.39 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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