South Woodham Ferrers Town Square with shops and trees in the foreground.
  • South Woodham Ferrers Town Square with shops and trees in the foreground.
  • View over the River Crouch with houses in the distance.
  • Anchor sculpture in Compass Gardens
  • South Woodham Ferrers Town sign.
  • View of mud flats over the River Crouch with houses in the distance.
  • View over the River Crouch at sunset with a large dog looking on.


South Woodham Ferrers offers beautiful walks, great transport links to London and a strong community feel. Being just 20 minutes from the city of Chelmsford, South Woodham is the perfect place to escape to nature and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

There are many things to do such as taking your children to the popular Marsh Farm Adventure Park or taking a swim in the pool at the local leisure centre. RHS Garden Hyde Hall is also just around the corner for your enjoyment. There are a few independent shops, restaurants, pubs, and eateries within the town, as well as two of the main superstores: Asda and Sainsbury’s.

If you love getting out in nature, then you will love to walk beside the River Crouch. You can even stop to have a tea and cake at Phoebe’s Pantry while you rest your feet.

South Woodham is a relatively small town surrounded by countryside and stands out for having good amenities considering its size. It even boasts the only section of coastline in the borough of Chelmsford, experience this hidden gem and explore unspoilt riverside walks along the River Crouch.

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