Check out these welcoming B&Bs and guesthouses

Want to relax and extend your stay for a few days? Then why not choose a cosy guesthouse in Essex or a relaxing bed and breakfast and enjoy the ‘home from home' treatment while you experience the sights and sounds of Essex culture.

Essex offers a wide variety of accommodation, from Victorian houses in town centres to converted farms in the stunning countryside to quaint B&Bs and cottages located by the coast. Some places may have just one room to let, while others may have more. Whatever the size, they are all comfortable and inviting. Quality ranges from the simple to the luxurious. So why not stay a while longer?

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Featured B&Bs and Guesthouses

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Situated in the historic village of Stansted Mountfitchet and nestled in the beautiful North Essex countryside, you're guaranteed a warm welcome at Linden House.

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A former 14th century monastery set in exceptionally beautiful gardens offering romantic and secluded accommodation with double, four-poster and garden suites to choose from.

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This quintessential coaching inn is located in the heart of the gentle rolling landscape of Constable Country. It has been a watering hole for villagers and resting post for travellers for centuries.

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A revitalised public house with beautifully finished rooms, an eclectic décor and relaxed style, big comfortable bed, crisp white linen and fully equipped ensuite.

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On the edge of Epping Forest, Gilwell Park boasts 35 stylish en suite double and twin bedrooms equipped with internet access, colour television, power showers, tea, coffee and biscuits.

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All bedrooms of this four star bed and breakfast guesthouse are individually designed and available in classic, deluxe and superior categories.

Explore our county

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Discover Essex’s creative spaces. They come in all shapes and sizes and are crammed with artistic treasures, from international names to emerging local artists.
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Explore our 350 miles of coastline, the longest shoreline of any county in England, a place of surprising wild beauty, rich in wildlife and sprinkled with history and hidden cultural gems.

Essex’s history has been shaped by a wide variety of cultures. Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans – all left their mark. Echoes of their influence can still be seen today.
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A scenic patchwork of rich farmland speckled with pastelwashed villages of thatch and timber, the views interrupted by mighty oaks and ashes presided over by the hurrying skies.