Self catering holiday cottages in Heybridge, Essex, England
Escape for a cottage holiday to the village of Heybridge in Essex. Nestled in an unspoilt part of Essex, very close to the historic town of Maldon, Heybridge with its close proximity to the River Blackwater and the estuary, has quite a coastal feel. This is one of the loveliest parts of Essex with lots to offer visitors.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Heybridge
Within Heybridge there is a supermarket, and a few smaller shops.
Just a short drive from Heybridge is Heybridge basin where you can enjoy tranquil canalside walks from the car park. Heybridge Basin is historic and pretty and a popular spot with locals. There are two friendly country inns at Heybridge Basin, as well as a café.
Nearby Maldon is also well worth a visit. Pretty and historic, in Maldon you’ll find independent shops, as well as an M&S food, cafes and various restaurants including a fish and chip shop.
Maldon is a popular place for families to visit. There is a leisure centre with a swimming pool in Maldon, as well as Promenade park; a popular family attraction with loads to keep the kids entertained including a sand pit, a model boating lake, swings and slides and a superb splash park where children can enjoy splashing about in the sun in summertime.
If you enjoy relaxing walks in the countryside, head to nearby Danbury Wood (around 8 miles from Heybridge) where there are lovely woodland and lakeside walks.
Another interesting village to visit nearby, is the estuary village of Tollesbury with its coastal feel and Tollesbury Wick Nature Reserve.
For days out by the seaside, Frinton on Sea with its golden sands is a popular choice with locals and with good cause, it is one of the best beaches in the area (although largely uncommercialised so bring a picnic!). Frinton on Sea is within an hour’s drive of Heybridge.
Whether for a romantic couple’s holiday, a family holiday or a getaway with friends, the area in and around Heybridge has lots to offer. Whether you choose to rent a family cottage, a romantic retreat or even a large country house, we hope you find perfect accommodation for your getaway to this part of Essex on Country Cottages Online.