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Old Harlow

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Old Harlow is in Essex.

Get in

By bus

A low cost minibus company, Stansted Transfer [1] operates between London and Stansted Airport. Their shared hotel transfers are available for less than £10.

By plane

Stansted Airport, is 20 minutes away by road or train. The Stansted Express runs regularly to and from Harlow. There are also five alternative international airports within easy reach – Heathrow, Gatwick, City, Luton and Southend.

By train

[2]One Railway provides regular service to Harlow Town from London's Liverpool Street Station and Cambridge. The Stansted Express operates through Harlow. The rail network links with the Channel Tunnel’s Eurostar service to provide a route into mainland Europe.


By road

Harlow is on the M11 (Junction 7) which runs north to Cambridge and south to London, linking up with the M25 at Junction 27. To the west of Harlow is the A10 which provides a route to Cambridge or London. The A414 runs through Harlow and provides an east-west route from Chelmsford to St Albans. Buses from Stansted Airport to Heathrow run via Harlow.

Get around

Most places in Old Harlow are within a 30 minute walking distance.

See

Check out the Harlow Sculpture Collection, which includes works by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, which are sited across the town.

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Gables Restaurant, 1 Fore Street Old Harlow CM170AA (Short drive from Stansted airport close to A414), 01279427108, [3]. 12-2.00/19-21.00. Intimate restaurant, seating for 40 people with Inglenook and Victorian fireplaces. A la Carte and Table d'Hote Menus plus Seasonal Specialities £30-40.


Drink

The Marquis of Granby

The Crown Inn.

This traditional English pub is situated in the center of Market Street, which is part of the original village of Harlow. It has been an inn since 1703 but the building is much older, probably dating back to the 16th century.

Sleep

Swallow Churchgate Hotel [4] . Churchgate Street Village, Old Harlow, Essex, CM17 0JT, 01279 420246 (). Country House Hotel near M25 and Stansted Airport.

The Green Man Hotel [5] Only a short drive from Stansted Airport

Harlow International Hostel [6], 13 School Lane, Harlow. Tel: (+44) 01279 421702, E: mail@h-i-h.co.uk

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