Chelmsford - a good place to stay overnight
Around the city there are a number of accommodation options for those seeking individual and family rooms from cheap hotels to b&b's. The city has a number of bed and breakfast options, which offer a family friendly option to visit the region and spend some time exploring the history and modern attractions that fill the area.
Visitors can make the choice of where they wish to stay in the region, from the rural outskirts of the area to the redeveloped West End that features luxury accommodation options and a number of high quality shops, bars and restaurants.
The historic town centre can also be a good place to stay within the city as this provides easy access to the railway station linking the area to London and the rest of the UK. Staying in family rooms in the town centre can also offer an easy way to explore and enjoy this historic area of England, which sees many historic buildings now used as bed and breakfast accommodation and cheap hotels popular with visitors.
Popular attractions in town include the Chelmsford Museum, Essex County Cricket Club, Riverside Ice and Leisure and Cathedral.
Popular events held in the town centre
One of the most popular events occurring in the area is the World famous V Festival that takes place each year in August in Hylands Park, with the V Festival attracting the top musical acts in the World. Many people choose to seek accommodation within the area and others sleep at the site in the tented village.
Alongside the V Festival, Hylands park is well known for being the home of Hylands House, a listed building that was built in the 18th century in a Queen Anne style. Exploring the grounds can be done with the stable area of the house is now a visitor centre that details the history of the house, which is situated close to historic Writtle College.
From any of the b&b's in the area the local cathedral can be explored with its Gothic architecture that dates back as far as the 13th century. Many local areas can be explored from Chelmsford, which include the many attractions of the North Sea coast that includes a large number of birds and local wildlife found at the Blackwater Estuary in nearby Maldon.