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The Green Man–Edney

Just south of Lady Grove on Highwood Road is one of Chelmsford’s most relaxed pubs, a country house that retains the dark hardwood décor of a typical English pub. The English countryside can be cold and inhospitable during certain times of the year, and the restaurant’s ample English and Continental cuisine is warming and inviting. The restaurant is located just a short distance south-west of the town centre at Chelmsford off the A414, between Chelmsford and Chipping Ongar.

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The County Hotel

Located on Rainsford Road, one of Chelmsford’s arterial roads, The County Hotel is a four-star hotel that is designed for the business traveller or the holidaymaker in Essex. Situated in the quiet, yet modern town of Chelmsford, The County Hotel is an independent hotel that has won the coveted AA Rosette Award and is recognized as the ‘Best Large Hotel’ in the Essex Tourism Awards. The hotel is also the recipient of the 2011 HRS award for Excellent Social Responsibility.

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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

The Hyde Hall estate is spread over 360 acres of arable and cultivated land. It is a wonderful visitor experience in any season and allows visitors to forget the bustle of daily existence among the verdant blooms and landscaped lawns. Hyde Hall Garden is located in a part of Essex that is very dry, windy and has a low annual rainfall. In this context, the luxurious greenery that abounds in Hyde Hall is a strong testament to the planning and …

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Bury Farm

Located off the A130 between Ford End and Great Waltham, Bury Farm is a quiet Bed & Breakfast in the heart of the county of Essex. Owned by Anne and John, the B&B is a short distance from the historic and charming village of Pleshey. Bury Farm is built to house four guests, has a warm, welcoming ambience and is frequented by business and leisure travellers to Pleshey and Chelmsford.

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Bartellas

Indulge your taste buds at Bartellas Restaurant and Bar amid the calm of the Essex countryside. Bartellas offers sterling continental and British cuisine with fresh interpretations of traditional flavours. The restaurant is located amid the rolling meadows and homes of Furze Hill, on Ivy Barns Road, just off the A12 at Chelmsford. The Handley Green Farm Cottage and the Furness Farm are just a short walk from the restaurant.

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