As you would expect in a county as large and picturesque as this, diversity of choice is everywhere and this certainly applies to the Bed and Breakfast in Essex too. From budget to luxurious, city to rural, and even working farms should you wish to get the real feel for the countryside, you will find all tastes are catered for.
There is large array of organisations such as AA, ETC, RAC and WTB recognising the quality of the accommodation in Britain. Determined by a common set of standards assessing cleanliness, service and facilities etc, choosing your accommodation will be less worrying knowing it has already been graded by one of these organisations.
Layer-de-la-Haye in north east Essex, approximately 4 miles south of Colchester, is an attractive, unspoilt rural location and home to Rye Farm B & B, a 17th century moated farmhouse. This is a working farm and has livestock as well as crops. Situated in a special protected area, it is an important wildfowl sanctuary perfect for bird spotters visiting the 1,200 acre Abberton Reservoir area. Rye Farm are also the proud recipients of Visit Britain (Tourist Board) ‘Walkers and Cyclists Welcome’ award and Enjoy England 4 Star rating.
For a truly unique Bed and Breakfast in Essex, why not stay at The Riverside Inn. A beautifully restored 17th century mill standing on the River Chelmer located on the outskirts of Chelmsford town. It closed as a working mill in 1901 and became a public house in the 1960’s. You can be assured a warm welcome and a superb choice of freshly cooked seasonal food. On a hot summer night you could enjoy a glass of wine and a quality meal while taking in the scenery in their garden.
Essex is a semi rural county that has a large and interesting coast line. Dotted along the coast are many traditional Victorian seaside towns and villages, such as Clacton-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze to name but a few. Each has a large choice of Bed and Breakfast accommodation and these popular coastal towns are definitely worth a visit.
As well as the tourism and leisure industry, Bed and Breakfast in Essex can also offer something for the business traveller as they tend to offer a more personal and friendly touch helping you relax that much quicker. Some offer facilities such as wifi, satellite television, extensive bars and maybe even an indoor heated swimming pool, that can rival hotels in the region.Visit Essex and you will find a multitude of quality B & B’s waiting to help make your stay in our county a truly unforgettable one.