Great Dunmow tourist and travel information

Great Dunmow tourist and travel information

Great Dunmow Travel Information

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Travel Information Great Dunmow is an attractive market town situated in the heart of rural Essex, and has easy access to Thaxted and Saffron Walden, Finchingfield and Great Bardfield. Great Dunmow is located just off the A120 road - the Roman Stane Street - and 6 miles from Stansted airport.

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Coaches Great Dunmow - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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Roads Great Dunmow - Travel by road - Great Dunmow is about 8 miles east of Junction 8 of the M 11 Motorway. The M 11 Motorway links London to Cambridge. Great Dunmow is about 40 miles from London and 35 miles from Cambridge.

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Miles from town Great Dunmow is 5 miles east of Stansted airport, 7 miles east of Bishops Stortford and 7 miles west of Braintree.

Travel by train

Rail Great Dunmow nearby station - Travel by train - Bishops Stortford Station, Station Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts, Hertfordshire, CM23 3BL. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank. National Express. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services. Tel: 0845 600 7245. www.nationalexpress.com

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Airport Stansted Airport, Enterprise House, Bassingbourne Road, Essex, CM24 1QW. Tel +44 (0)870 000 0303. Stansted is the third busiest airport in the UK, serving more than 160 destinations across 35 countries, and with over 23 million passengers passing through. London Stansted Airport is conveniently situated just off the M11 - from London use Junction 8a or from Cambridge use Junction 8. Stansted airport is about 5 miles from Great Dunmow. stanstedairport.com

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Sport

Sport Great Dunmow - Sport - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. About 7 miles east of Great Dunmow. Dunmow Leisure Centre. Tel: 01371 878690. Facilities include Squash & Swimming Pool.

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Sport Great Dunmow - Sport - Bishops Stortford Golf Club, Dunmow Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5HP. About 7 miles west of Great Dunmow. Tel: 01279654715.

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Shopping

Stores Great Dunmow - Shopping - Great Dunmow holds markets on Tuesdays. Visitors can enjoy the old inns, good restaurants, and shopping in a traditional High Street. Ropers Pharmacy. Tel: 01371 872669. Barclays Bank PLC. Tel: 01245 543000. Post Office Ltd. Tel: 0845-722 3344.

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Other information Great Dunmow - Other information - Great Dunmow is renowned for its "Flitch Trials", a bizarre July event that is part of an ancient ceremony to win a "flitch" or side of bacon. The trials are held every four years, and married couples who can prove they have not quarrelled for a year are given a side of bacon. St. Mary's Great Dunmow. Tel: 01371 874859.

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Other information Great Dunmow - Other information - Great Dunmow town Lock-Up (Photo right). Inscription reads:- "This small single cell prison ceased its function in 1843 when the Dunmow police station opened. During the 1890's this disused Lock-up was adapted to be a Soup Kitchen to help feed the poor of the area during those hard years. Lady Warwick is reputed to have provided venison for the kitchen from her neighbouring lands"

Great Dunmow town Lock-Up

Other information Great Dunmow - Other information - Doctor's Pond (Photo right). Legend has it that the name "Doctor's Pond" is derived from a local doctor's use of the pond for breeding and keeping leeches used in the medicine of the day.

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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

Roads Great Dunmow is about 8 miles east of Junction 8 of the M 11 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Great Dunmow.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261. hedinghamcastle.co.uk
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292. colchester-zoo.co.uk
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. english-heritage.org.uk
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103. essexwt.org.uk
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. greatleighs.com

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Great Dunmow - Local Information. St. Mary's Great Dunmow 01371 874859 - Ropers Pharmacy 01371 872669 - Barclays Bank PLC 01245 543000 - Post Office Ltd 0845-722 3344 - Great Dunmow Leisure Centre 01371 878690

Telephoning Great Dunmow from abroad - To dial a Great Dunmow number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Great Dunmow

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