Self-catering near South Woodham Ferrers Essex: cottages, houses, apartments
Find self-catering cottages and holiday lets for your visit to South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, England. A new town, mostly built after 1978, it's well-known for its excellent design.
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The fens for walks
South Woodham Ferrers
View to SWF Market Square
South Woodham Ferrers has a train station with a branch line off of the London to Southend line, with direct services to Liverpool Street at peak times. The small town centre is dominated by a supermarket which is surrounded by a handful of shops. Parking is free in the town, except in the station car park. There are plenty of pubs, a fish and chip shop, and several different types of restaurants. There is one hotel, the Oakland. William de Ferrers secondary school, close to the town centre, is one of the largest schools in Essex, with several feeder primaries, and an immensely successful Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme programme.
Local attractions include 'Marsh Farm', an open farm with a well-stocked gift shop, interactive educational displays and regular events throughtout the year, 'Tropical Wings' butterfly farm, with a wide associated menagerie, including reptiles, birds, and insects. RHS Hyde Hall gardens and Battlesbridge Antique Centre are a 5 minute drive away. The name South Woodham Ferrers is understandably often shortened to SWF by the local residents.
Any self-catering holiday rentals shown will be either in South Woodham Ferrers or within easy driving distance for a day trip. Please use the Feature Page and Quick Browse menus to find more self-catering cottages, large country houses, apartments, pine lodges, log cabins, villas, houseboats and other types of holiday accommodation in Essex and East Anglia, or click on any images shown to view details of the accommodation.
Useful links for places to stay and visit near South Woodham Ferrers:
- Self-catering in Essex
- Self-catering long lets in Essex - useful for a few weeks at a time during house moves
- Maldon for Promenade Park, Madison Heights, barge cruises and Hythe Quay - 20 minutes
- Burnham on Crouch for Riverside walks - 20 minutes
- Southend-on-Sea - 30 minutes
- Leigh-on-Sea for interesting fish restaurants and walks