Find self-catering holiday rentals for your visit to Billericay, Essex, England. Billericay lies on the main London to Southend railway line between Shenfield and Wickford. Because it's only a short half hour journey into London, Billericay is popular with people wanting the advantages of a pleasant place to live, good schools, and quick travel to work. It's a sizeable town with a decent high street and shops, a library, and plenty of pubs and restaurants and few nightclubs. It was once voted the most boring place to live in England but that is simply because it is so pleasant with few social problems.
Billericay is a superb place for a self-catering break. It has good access to a multitude of tourist attractions. Barleylands Farm which offers an open farm for children, a craft village where people can see craftsmen at work or particpate in painting china and similar activities. Annual fairs and steam show rallies are also held here. The big noisy seaside town of Southend on Sea is about half an hour's drive away. Children love the funfair there, the longest pier in the world which has a minuature railway along its length.
The massive sprawl of Lakeside shopping centre and retail parks is within about 20 minutes drive. It's numerous shops and eateries keep Essex girls very happy. There are parks, woodland, RHS gardens and much more within an easy distance of Billericay.
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