Danbury
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Danbury is a large village built on the site of an Iron Age fort. Situated close to the Chelmsford and, as it is one of the highest points in Essex, there are views of the Blackwater estuary. The Church of St. John the Baptist contains notable wooden effigies of knights. Set within a country park is the 19th C. Danbury Palace, a former bishop's residence. Danbury Country Park is a popular desitnation for cyclists, walkers, dog walking and for fishing. 

The village is at the centre of extensive areas of woodland and heath owned by the National Trust and other preservation organisations. However. the quietude of the surrounding countryside contrasts with the A414, which is the major road which runs through the centre of the village and links it with Maldon to the east and Chelmsford to the west.

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Road Directions

Danbury is accessible via the A12 and A414.

Public Transport Directions

Chelmsford City train station is the closest to Danbury.

Danbury

Type:Village

Village Centre, Danbury, Essex

What's Nearby

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    0.55 miles away
  2. The Essex Wildlife Trust manages nearly 240 acres of nature reserves on Danbury Ridge, a…

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  3. Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding…

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  4. The Essex Police Museum covers the history of policing in Essex from its Victorian…

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  1. This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway…

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  2. Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is a unique place with a unique history. It is the…

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  3. 92 acre vineyard open daily. Includes farm trail, vineyard walk and wine tasting in the…

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  4. Remains of an ancient Leper Hospital said to have been founded in 1164 by Henry II.

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  5. Three acres of riverside gardens in a picturesque and historic setting dating from the…

    4.2 miles away
  6. Visit by appointment only

    This historical mill is one of the most attractive and…

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  7. Housed in a former water pumping station, the Museum has a fascinating collection of…

    4.37 miles away
  8. This 15th century building, with perpendicular architecture, is light, spacious and…

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  9. Closed until Spring 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

     

    Following a complete…

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  10. This 15th Century former manorial home houses a unique brick spiral staircase, a Georgian…

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  11. This park is in the centre of the city and offers visitors the opportunity to relax and…

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  12. Thomas Plume’s Library

    Founded in 1704 this historic library still houses Thomas Plume’s books and his small…

    4.73 miles away
  13. An award winning collection of British military artefacts from the English Civil War to…

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  14. Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning…

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  15. This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to…

    5.06 miles away
  16. The 100 year old Edwardian Promenade park features an ornamental lake, kids splash park,…

    5.12 miles away
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