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The Crown House Hotel
3.99 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (154 reviews)
"Advertised as hotel and resturaunt but only breakfast being served from kitchen at the moment. Very friendly and walkable to two pubs with food in the village. Some nice walking locally but also some private land with points of interest that don't have access ;-("

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

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The Red Lion Inn
4 out of 5
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The price is £149 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
5.64 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (26 reviews)
Cosy old pub, with modern rooms.
"Lovely building. Very cosy pub.Rooms are separate so no pub noise. Slept so well I missed breakfast!"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

The Red Lion Inn
The Cross Keys
3 out of 5
The price is £110 per night from 5 Oct to 5 Oct
0.81 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (34 reviews)
"D"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2021

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Saffron Hotel
3 out of 5
0.87 mi from city centre
3/5 (76 reviews)
Excellent location but noisy front room
"The goods: excellent location,the farewell receptionist polite,reasonably priced The bads: couldn’t find initially any member of staff to check me in and when I did she was very impolite,rooms facing the road despite secondary double glazing are noisy and woke up early, the shower needs a makeover ..."

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2017

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Saffron Hotel
ibis Cambridge Central Station
3 out of 5
2 Station Square, Cambridge, England
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The price is £78 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
13.41 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (971 reviews)
"The staff were excellent to me and my wife, really liked the coffee lounge area"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2021

ibis Cambridge Central Station
The Cricketers Arms
3 out of 5
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The price is £70 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
4.87 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (245 reviews)
Great get away
"Great place to stay and we also ate there - the food and breakfast was amazing! We were looking for something that felt like being away in the countryside and this really did the trick. Bathroom was a bit tired and no ventilation but it did the job. We also learned that it can be used as a place ..."

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2021

The Cricketers Arms
Madingley Hall
4 out of 5
Madingley, Cambridge, England
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The price is £77 per night from 16 Oct to 16 Oct
17.1 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (347 reviews)
"Absolutely 100 percent recommend, will be comong again in very near future. My partner played the piano in the library as i drank from the bar. Staff are extremely and helpful. Please dont hesitate book now!"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Madingley Hall
Rectory Farm
3 out of 5
Madingley Road, Cambridge, England
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The price is £59 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
15.73 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (722 reviews)
"Easy to find , grounds to walk , good location for Cambridge without being in the bus sell of the city"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Rectory Farm
The Cricketers
4 out of 5
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The price is £140 per night from 6 Oct to 6 Oct
4.68 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)
"Great staff, fab food, loved the toiletries in room!"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

The Cricketers
Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
4 out of 5
Station Rd, Cambridge, England
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The price is £149 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
13.43 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (786 reviews)
"A"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
1 bedroom accommodation in Great Sampford
Howe Lane Great Sampford, Saffron Walden, ENG
6.49 mi from city centre
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1 bedroom accommodation in Great Sampford
5 bedroom accommodation in Ashdon, near Saffron Walden
Goldstones Radwinter Road Ashdon, Saffron Walden, ENG
3.83 mi from city centre
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5 bedroom accommodation in Ashdon, near Saffron Walden
1 bedroom accommodation in Great Sampford
Howe Lane Great Sampford, Saffron Walden, ENG
6.49 mi from city centre
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1 bedroom accommodation in Great Sampford
5 bedroom accommodation in Ashdon, near Saffron Walden
Goldstones Radwinter Road Ashdon, Saffron Walden, ENG
3.83 mi from city centre
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5 bedroom accommodation in Ashdon, near Saffron Walden
Piglets Boutique B&B- Adults Only
3.91 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
5* Plus at Piglets
"We stayed 1 night and wished we could have stayed for more. From the moment we arrived everything was 1st class and the owners were fabulous. The homemade cake, the ploughmans supper, the cookies in the bedroom and the bloody Mary served at breakfast all added to the wonderful service and stay at ..."

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

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Piglets Boutique B&B- Adults Only
3 bedroom accommodation in Ashdon, near Saffron Walden
15th Century Period Cottage In Saffron Walden, Essex England
0.92 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Picture postcard cottage in ideal location
"This mediaeval beamed cottage is beautiful and has been very sympathetically restored - but with all the expected modern day conveniences. Immaculately looked after by the housekeeper, Lucy, who gave us very helpful information on local amenities. Saffron Walden has everything needed on a daily basis ..."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2021

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15th Century Period Cottage In Saffron Walden, Essex England
Graduate Cambridge
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England
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The price is £151 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
14.13 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (981 reviews)
"Good revamp of the hotel that was looking rather tired when a Doubletree. Interesting approach in the restaurant."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Graduate Cambridge
Cromwell Hotel Stevenage
3 out of 5
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The price is £65 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
20.5 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (510 reviews)
"Staff really friendly. On-site parking excellent. Room very stylish and comfortable."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Cromwell Hotel Stevenage
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
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The price is £166 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
14.19 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (970 reviews)
"Everything"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2021

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
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Visiting Saffron Walden

Travellers give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Saffron Walden, which is also known for its bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's gardens and coffee shops. Around the area, top sights include Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Church of St Mary the Great and Audley End House.

  • There are 13 hotels and other accommodation options in Saffron Walden
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 14 mi (22.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Saffron Walden

Cultural venues in the city include Saffron Walden Museum, Fry Art Gallery and Ashdon Village Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Audley End House, Market Square and Church of St. Mary. The picturesque setting of The Common and Bridge End Gardens exemplify the city's natural beauty.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 13 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Saffron Walden. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Red Lion Inn - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and clean, quiet rooms.
  • The Cricketers Arms - Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this inn. With a stay at this 3-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • The Crown House Hotel - This 3-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking and 3 bars. Expedia customers like its overall value and comfortable, quiet rooms.

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city centre, and Church of St Mary the Great, which is 14.4 mi/23.2 km away.

Getting around Saffron Walden

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Saffron Walden Audley End Station, Saffron Walden Newport Station or Saffron Walden Great Chesterford Station. Saffron Walden may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Saffron Walden

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 21°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 22 millimetres of rain falls on Saffron Walden each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 2°C

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