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Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

Waltham Close Stansted Airport, Bishop's Stortford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago
40 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (3,377 reviews)

Situated in Bishop's Stortford, this eco-friendly hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Hatfield Forest, Bishop's Stortford Golf Club and Mountfitchet Castle. House ...

£82

£82
The John Barleycorn Inn

The John Barleycorn Inn

Moorfield Road, Cambridge
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 14 hours ago
4 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (270 reviews)

Located in Duxford, this inn is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Imperial War Museum Duxford and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Sawston Hall. Fry Art Gallery and Audley End House ...

£58

£58
Novotel London Stansted Airport

Novotel London Stansted Airport

Round Coppice Road, Stansted
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
39 others viewing this property now
3.8 out of 5 (1,534 reviews)

This family-friendly Stansted hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bishop's Stortford Golf Club, Mountfitchet Castle and House on the Hill ...

£53

£53
The Banyers House

The Banyers House

16 Melbourn Street, Royston
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 days ago
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in Royston, this inn is within 12 miles (20 km) of Imperial War Museum Duxford, Wimpole Estate and Sawston Hall. University of Cambridge and Sedgwick ...

£91

£91
Ramada London Stansted Airport

Ramada London Stansted Airport

Welcome Break Birchanger Green, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago
34 others viewing this property now
3.8 out of 5 (1,217 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Bishop's Stortford Golf Club and within 3 miles (5 km) of Rhodes Arts Complex and Mountfitchet ...

£44

£44
King William IV

King William IV

43 Chishill Rd, Royston
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Royston, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Imperial War Museum Duxford, Audley End House and Fry Art Gallery. Sawston Hall and Market Square ...

£92

£92
The Old Red Lion Inn

The Old Red Lion Inn

Linton Road, Cambridge
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 19 hours ago
4.6 out of 5 (126 reviews)

Situated in Cambridge, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Haverhill Arts Centre, The Common and Bridge End Gardens. Church of St. Mary and Market Square are ...

£71

£71
Saffron Hotel

Saffron Hotel

8-12 High Street, Saffron Walden
3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (64 reviews)

Situated in Saffron Walden, this hotel is steps away from Church of St. Mary and Fry Art Gallery. Market Square and The Common are also within 10 minutes.

£65

£65
ibis Cambridge Central Station

ibis Cambridge Central Station

2 Station Square, Cambridge
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago
17 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (139 reviews)

Situated in Cambridge, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University Botanic Gardens, University of Cambridge, and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. St Catharine's ...

£83

£83
Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall

Maris Lane, Cambridge
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
4.2 out of 5 (138 reviews)

Situated in Cambridge, this bed & breakfast is within 3 miles (5 km) of Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge and St Catharine's College. Sedgwick ...

£71

£71

Pocket Guide: Bridge End Gardens Bridge End Gardens Hotels

Bridge End Gardens is a grade II English Heritage site located in Saffron Walden, Essex. The gardens have a history dating back to 1828 and were first conceived by a local banker named Atkinson Francis Gibson. In 1902, Bridge End Gardens were opened to the public and designated as a 'public pleasure ground' where visitors to the region can come to relax, enjoy the beautiful topiary and even get lost in a maze! Today, enjoying English Heritage status, the gardens are a popular local attraction and well worth stopping by if you're staying in any nearby Essex hotels.

Be Amazed at Bridge End Gardens from Your Essex Hotels

In the early 2000s the gardens were was restored to their original 1870 plan and are today a fitting reminder of their former Victorian magnificence. There are several distinct areas of the garden, including The Dutch Garden, which is overlooked by an iron viewing platform, the summerhouse lawn, the pavilion and the kitchen garden. One of the most striking parts of the gardens is the Hedge Maze, which was first planted by Francis Gibson in 1840 and has since undergone a series of restorations. Today, it's one of the finest mazes in the country and should you make it to the centre you'll encounter a beautiful sculpture by Hamish Horsley entitled 'Mermaids'. For those keen to learn more about the gardens and their fascinating history, there is now a visitor centre located in The Walled Garden.

A Grand Day Out at Bridge End Gardens near Hotels in Essex

With its Victorian character and its magnificent maze, Bridge End Gardens is a great place to and has a mystery and magic that children will love. There several great hotels in Essex that are just a short drive from the gardens, including The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel, itself a historic building and an apt place to stay if you're keen to explore the county's heritage.

Bridge End Gardens is located in the market town of Saffron Walden, which has plenty of other fascinating historic landmarks worth visiting. Notably, after exploring the gardens you might choose to see the ruins of 12th century Walden Castle. As a fairly lively town in Essex, you'll also find plenty of shops and amenities in Saffron Walden.