61 Newbiggen Street
Steepleview is a four star family run Bed & Breakfast situated in the beautiful small town of Thaxted in North Essex. Our town hosts a wide range of interests and a wealth of history; from the 14th Century Cutlers Guild hall and a yearly music festival to celebrate classical music; Holst completed his celebrated work the Planet Suite during the time he lived in Thaxted. Folk dancing is also an integral part of Thaxted life and every year Thaxted celebrates by holding a Morris Men weekend.
Our Bedrooms We have two individually decorated bedrooms; one double with King size bed and private bathroom and one twin room with ensuite. The twin has extra length beds (6ft 3') and can be made into a Super King bed (minimum 2 nights stay). Both rooms have large walk in showers; providing you a comfortable and relaxing stay.
All rooms have a flat screen TV with free view and free Wi-Fi access. There are tea and coffee making facilities bathrobes toiletries towels and hair dryer and an oscillating fan in the summer. Guest Dinning Room Breakfast is served in our guest dining room where you can enjoy a light breakfast fruit juices yoghurts cereals and fruit or one of Paul's hearty breakfasts from locally sourced produce including free range eggs tomatoes and mushrooms.
We cater for vegetarian options please speak to us about this or any other special dietary requirements. Garden Room Guests also have use of the garden room where you can listen to music or perhaps catch up on some reading; we have a well stocked book case to choose from. Thaxted is situated in beautiful Essex countryside and has a wealth of history dating back to the Domesday Book.
With numerous shops including an antique shop gift shop two pub eating houses a wine bar restaurants and a butchers and bakers within the town. There is also a regular Friday market selling a variety of tantalising goods. We are also in travelling distance of some Essexs prettiest villages including Finchingfield Great Barfield and the market town of Saffron Walden.
A variety of not to be missed attractions include the beautiful Audley End House and Gardens, Duxford War Museum, Hatfield Forest and a great sightseeing and shopping trip to Cambridge should be added to your must visit places. We are well situated whether its business visiting friends or a holiday break. We also have good parking facilities.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Dunmow area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Thaxted, St John the Baptist Church - 0.4 miles (Historic Church)
Thaxted Windmill - 0.5 miles (Historic Building)
Broxted, St Mary's Church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church)
Tilty Church and Abbey - 3.2 miles (Historic Church)
Chickney, St Mary's Church - 3.3 miles (Historic Church)
Priors Hall Barn - 4.4 miles (Historic Building)
Walden Castle - 6.2 miles (Castle)
Saffron Walden Museum - 6.2 miles (Museum)
Saffron Walden, St Mary's Church - 6.2 miles (Historic Church)
Audley End House - 6.6 miles (Historic House)
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