Whilst you may be quite content to relax and take a gentle stroll or bike ride around the countryside, there is plenty to occupy the more active amongst our guests. Please look at www.visitessex.com for a variety of attractions and things to do near Six Apples. Here is just a sample.
Audley End www.audleyend.co.uk for history, gardens and summer concerts
Boydells Farm 5 minutes down the road www.boydellsdairy.co.uk
Cambridge is 35 minutes away www.visitcambridge.org
Castle Hedingham www.castlehedingham.org
Chelmsford – the home of Radio for museums and Hyde Hall for gardens and concerts www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/hyde-hall
Colchester Castle www.cimuseums.org.uk
Layer Marney Tower near Colchester www.layermarneytower.co.uk
London is an hour away www.londonpass.com
Marks Hall www.markshall.org.uk
Stansted Mountfitchet www.mountfitchetcastle.com
13th century church in Wethersfield
Activities & Entertainment
Cycling and walking holidays
White water rafting at the Lee Valley White Water centre www.visitleevalley.org.uk
If it’s sunny
- There’s the Essex seaside at Clacton and Frinton is an hour’s drive
- There’s cricket down at the village or in Chelmsford, home of Essex Country Cricket club
Numerous local country Pubs and restaurants in Shalford, Finchingfield and Braintree.
Local shops at Shalford and Finchingfield or further afield in Chelmsford, Cambridge or Braintree Freeport www.freeport-braintree.com
Local Wedding Venues
We are the perfect accommodation for several local wedding venues including Gosfield Hall; Spains Hall; Leez Hall & Hedingham Castle.