Accommodation in Great Yeldham, Essex
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The Waggon & Horses
A Hotel in Great Yeldham, Essex
Accommodation Description:From: £22.50
The Waggon & Horses is a family owned country pub hotel restaurant in North Essex close to the Suffolk county border halfway between Colchester and Cambridge. Featured in the CAMRA Best Beer Guide..
The Waggon & Horses is a family owned country pub hotel restaurant in North Essex close to the Suffolk county border half way between Colchester and Cambridge near to Halstead, Braintree, Sudbury and Haverhill. A good stopping off place for Stansted Airport, Constable Country and Hedingham Castle. Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, is only 20 miles away and the University City of Cambridge only 30 miles
The Norman Keep built in 1140 at Castle Hedingham is only 2 miles away. The Waggon & Horses is a handsome XVIth century inn standing on the main road at Great Yeldham close to the Essex/Suffolk border. We are a freehouse featured in the CAMRA Best Beer Guide
The restaurant is open every day from 12-2 pm and 7-9pm; all day on Sundays. Prices are very reasonable and there are a variety of bar snacks available. The host is Mike Shiffner who claims to be the best looking landlord in North Essex.
Accommodation Rating: 2 Self assessed
Map is based on address information supplied by the property and should be used only as a guide.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Hedingham Castle - 2.2 miles (Castle)
Clare Priory - 4.2 miles (Abbey)
Clare Castle - 4.4 miles (Castle)
Clare Ancient House Museum - 4.5 miles (Museum)
Clare, St Peter and St Paul - 4.5 miles (Historic Church)
Toddington Castle - 4.7 miles (Castle)
Chalgrave Castle - 5.6 miles (Castle)
Halstead, Holy Trinity Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church)
Kedington, St Peter & St Paul's Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church)
Gainsborough's House - 7.2 miles (Historic Building)
Nearby Towns & Villages to Visit
Clare - 4.5 miles away
Cavendish - 5.8 miles away
Glemsford - 7.5 miles away
Long Melford - 7.9 miles away
Bures - 9.5 miles away
Hartest - 10 miles away
Lavenham - 11.7 miles away
Boxford - 12.6 miles away
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
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