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Chigwell tours will show you why England's greatest novelist, Charles Dickens, described Chigwell as "the finest place in the world". Steeped in fascinating history, Chigwell effortlessly combines English tradition with 21st Century glamour. Nearby, you can explore the magical ancient woodlands, wildflower meadows, and bird-populated lakes of beautiful Hainault Forest, a refuge for Londoners fleeing the Great Plague in 1665. Let the friendly, knowledgeable team at Chigwell Tours guide you through the natural beauty, history and glamour this delightful corner of Essex.
We offer three types of tours: historic, scenic and celebrity. Our Essex tours each last four hours and start from Chigwell or from Theydon, an Essex village which dates back to Anglo-Saxon times and retains a traditional village green and many historic buildings.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||Tours 10-2pm and 2-6pm.
Historic - Tues, Thurs and Fri.
Scenic - Mon and Wed
Celebrity - Fri and Sat
All Saints House, Romford Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6QD
Map reference: TQ 441939 Lat: 51.62633 Long: 0.08064