Halstead Vacations

12 miles (19 kilometers) to the north of Essex, is Halstead, an excellent place to add to your itinerary. Coming from Stansted Airport in Essex, Halstead is about 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the southeast.

Many of Essex’s most popular attractions are located near to Halstead, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Hedingham Castle and the Towerlands Park Golf Course are amongst the popular places to visit. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Halstead are the East Anglian Railway Museum and the Braintree Public Gardens.

Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. In particular, you should make sure you check out Gainsborough's House in Sudbury.

If you are travelling with kids, you’ll make their day if you take them to the family attractions nearby. Snap photos, browse the educational displays and learn about animal biodiversity at Colchester Zoo in Colchester.

Essex has a fascinating variety of attractions and sights. When you are planning your stay, allow enough time to visit as many of them as you can. Peer back through the mists of time by exploring some heritage sites, such as the Layer Marney Tower in Colchester.

If you have a passion for golf, visit the Benton Hall Golf and Country Club in Witham. It's a perfect way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.

Melbourne Stadium, Chelmsford is a great place to experience Essex’s passion for soccer, and to see local legends, the Chelmsford City FC, in action. Make sure to wear maroon and white, the colors of the Chelmsford City FC.

When you’re ready to wind down after discovering the charms of Halstead, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester, the Holiday Inn Express Braintree, and the popular Holiday Inn Colchester.

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