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Witham

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Witham is in England.

Get in[edit]

Witham is on the A12 about 1 hours drive north/east of London. Witham is also served by the Great Eastern main line connecting London Liverpool Street to Norwich. Witham is located roughly in the centre of Essex with Chelmsford around 10 miles South, Colchester 10 miles North, Braintree 8 miles West and Maldon 8 miles east.

Get around[edit]

Witham is a small town that'd take no more than 1.5 hours to walk end to end. Most places are easily accessible by foot with a picturesque River Walk running bisecting the town from the Powers Hall/Rickstones border through to Maldon Road.

Bus Services are provided by three minibuses circling around the various estates.

Taxi services are also common and widely available

See[edit][add listing]

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Do[edit][add listing]

  • Coggeshall Grange Barn, Grange Hill, Coggeshall, Colchester, Telephone: 01376 562226, [2].
  • Braxted Park Cookery School (Cookery School), Braxted Park Estate, Great Braxted, Witham, CM8 3EN (http://www.braxtedparkcookery.co.uk/cookery-school-contact.cfm), [3]. Braxted Park Cookery School hosts a diverse range of cookery courses to suit all abilities. All courses are taught by award-winning chefs, in a beautiful location in the Essex countryside.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Witham has a fairly small town center and the shops are rather basic and mainly consist of supermarkets, charity shops and bookmakers (betting shops). However the town center architecture is really nice to look at.

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Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The George, 36 Newland St, Tel: 01376 511 098/
  • Elements Bar, 51 Newland St., Tel: 01376 512 131
  • The Battesford Court, 100 Newland St., Tel: 01376 504 080.
  • The Woolpack Inn, 7 Church St., Tel: 01376 511 195.
  • The White Horse, 2 Church St., Tel: \01376 518 155.
  • The Little Elms, Dorothy Sayers Dr., Tel: 01376 510 483.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • White Hart Hotel, Newland St, Tel: 01376 512245.
  • The Rivenhall, London Rd, Tel: 01376 516969.

Stay safe[edit]

Although Witham is not a particularly dangerous town, it is fairly gritty and largely working class. Tourists especially should take care if they decide to venture outside the town center. Walking around at night is not advised. The roughest part of Witham is a housing estate called The Courts (Rickstones road area) and this area is best avoided but tourists are unlikely to find themselves there as it is about 1.5 miles north of the town center.

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