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Rickling Green


County - Essex | Map
Tel code: 01799 | code search
Postcode: CB11 | code search
Population: 300
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Rickling Green is situated between Saffron Walden and Bishops Stortford in rural north-west Essex, about 6 miles from both towns. Ricking Green is 2 miles north of Stansted Mountfitchet, in the heartland of Essex village cricket country, yet only 15 minutes from Stansted Airport. The Cricketers Arms is a classic village Inn in Rickling Green, overlooking the village green and cricket ground. Mole Hall Wildlife Park is 3 miles away in Widdington. 20 acres of grounds and gardens surround the original moated manor house that dates from 1287. The exotic collection of animals and birds includes chimpanzees, flamingos, cranes, owls, otters, wallabies and a tropical butterfly pavilion. Mountfitchet Castle is a ‘heritage entertainment complex’ sited on the grounds of the original 12th century castle ruins. The pretty market town of Saffron Walden has many old buildings and antique shops. Audley End House in Saffron Walden is a Jacobean house with Capability Brown gardens and park. Audley End Miniature Railway runs for 1.5 miles through the woodland. There is a picnic area and woodland walk with teddy bears that live in the wood! The Saffron Walden Museum houses the castle ruins in its grounds. Leisure pursuits include golf courses at Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden.


The Cricketers Arms

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Cricketers' Arms (0.22 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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Cricketers (2.29 miles)


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16th Century Freehouse in the heart of the English countryside, beamed ceilings, log fires, cask ales, English Tourist Board Silver Award and well known restaurant recommended in all major guide ... More

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The Yew Tree (2.33 miles)

A warm welcome awaits you from the team at The Yew Tree, the Inn which dates back to 1457, is set in the historic and picturesque village of Manuden. It derives its name from the ... More | visit website
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Yew Tree Inn (2.33 miles)

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This charming inn originally dates back to 1457 and is situated in the heart of the village of Manuden, approximately 3 miles from Stansted Airport.
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Stansted Lodge (2.78 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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The Laurels (2.92 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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Chimneys (3.07 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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Hilton London Stansted Airport (3.42 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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De Salis Hotel (3.91 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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The Cottage Guest House (4.22 miles)

The Cottage Guest House

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The Cottage Guest House is a Grade II listed 17th century building, set in a quiet village, with an award winning pub just a 10 minute walk away. Morning papers ... More

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