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Tel code: 01376 | code search
Postcode: CM8 | code search
Population: 23000
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Mad Maldon Mud Race
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Plough Monday
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Jack & Jenny
"Unfortunately the Jack and Jenny in Witham is currently closed. Until early November 2011 it was a delightful place for a drink or a meal. It was not lack of ..." More

Jack & Jenny
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Witham is a Georgian market town located in Essex, midway between Colchester and Chelmsford. There are a number of 16th century buildings, in particular the timber-framed Spread Eagle Inn. Witham's current Town Hall was once the George Coaching Inn and is 500 years old. Now it holds the Town Heritage Centre and Tourist Information Centre, with an exhibition of local history. Witham's River Walk and Whetmead Nature Reserve extend about three miles through the town, and are a natural habitat for a wide variety of animals and birds. Cressing Temple, 3 miles north of Witham, was founded by the Knights Templar and is home to the two finest Templar barns in Europe. The manor of Witham was given to the Knights Templar in 1148. Cressing Temple was the earliest foundation of Templar lands in Britain, and is an ancient moated farmstead housing rural buildings and two vast oak built barns, over 700 years old. It is open to the public and has an exhibition centre and Tudor walled garden. The celebrated novelist and playwright Dorothy L. Sayers lived and wrote in Witham from 1929 to 1957. A statue of her is located in Freebournes Court. Every September Witham hosts the International Puppet Festival.


Dorothy L Sayers Centre

Care Home

Park View


Yoga - Jeremy Jones BWY dIP

Farmers Market

Witham Farmers Market

Golf Club

Benton Hall
Braxted Park

Health and Fitness Club

Benton Hall Golf & Country Club


Witham Farmers Market
Witham Market

Performing Arts

Witham's Big Sing

Pub and Bar

Jack & Jenny
White Horse
Woolpack Inn


Crofters Brasserie


Knights Taxis


Braxted Park Estate

Sports Clubs

White Notley (Amateur Football)
Witham (Men's Hockey)

Witham (Women's Hockey)
Witham RUFC (Rugby Union)
Witham Town (Amateur Football)


Olivers Nurseries
Home Brew Shop
Mama Dells Breakfast Cafe
Get It Fresh!
Rizzi Cafe Bar
The Bakers Oven
Holt Butchers
Borno Chemists Ltd
Michelle Floral Design
Cheryl's Flowers
Dennies Spectacle Makers


Eastern Balloon Rides(Airsports)

Places to Stay near Witham

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Rivenhall Hotel (1.91 miles)

Rivenhall Hotel

The Rivenhall Hotel is located at the heart of Essex ,just off A 12 midway between Chelmsford and Colchester.Its strategic location means that the hotel is just a 20 to the M 25 and ... More | visit website

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The Bull at Great Totham (2.92 miles)

The Bull at Great Totham
The Bulls best kept secret, the delightful cottage in the grounds has been tastefully renovated to provide four beautifully appointed double en-suite bedrooms. The rooms are individually decorated in a contemporary style with luxurious bedding and ... More | visit website
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Hanson House (4.29 miles)

Hanson House
Hanson House is a purpose built B&B which comprises of one Double room & one Twin room, both with en-suites. This pitched roof, brick building has been erected in the large garden of a 1930s ... More | visit website
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Old Anchor (4.42 miles)

Old Anchor
The 'Old Anchor Hotel' is a coaching inn with some parts dating back to the 15th century. Situated just off the A12 , halfway between Chelmsford and Colchester we are ideally placed for touring and ... More | visit website
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The Benbridge Hotel (4.57 miles)

The Benbridge Hotel

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Just newly refurbished in August 2008 this lovely Georgian mansion offers a friendly and warm welcome to ensure you a relaxed and enjoyable stay, in 3 star accomodation. We have ... More

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Prested Hall (5.00 miles)

Prested Hall
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Prested Hall is a comfortable, listed privately owned country house hotel. It has 10 lovely ensuite rooms,as well as conference and function facilities, and an adjacent ... More
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Premier Inn Braintree Freeport Village (5.16 miles)

Premier Inn Braintree Freeport Village
Ideally located within easy reach of the A120, 16 miles to Stansted Airport and just 1 mile from Freeport train station. For shops and local amenities Braintree Town Centre and Braintree Train Station are both ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Colchester Feering (5.30 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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White Hart (5.32 miles)

White Hart

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In the pretty market town of Coggeshall, this stunning building dates back to the 15th century and still boasts many beautiful original features, such as historic oak beams. The White Hart Hotelís ... More

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Limburn House (5.65 miles)

Limburn House

Limburn House is a privately run Bed and Breakfast by husband and wife team Carol and Richard 01621 851 392 . We have an idealic setting in paddocks but still convenient for the Historic town ... More | visit website

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