Find places to stay in and around Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire. Bishop's Stortford offers excellent access to London and Cambridge.
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, Visitor & Tourism Guide
, Dedham Vale
Nearby Cities: London
. A little further away, try Cambridge
Select Towns/Villages: St. Albans
Members of the team here at PictureTheUK have lived in Bishop's Stortford for almost forty years. One of a number of thriving commuter towns that ring London
, Bishop's Stortford's in a superb location to explore some of London's
, South East England's
and the East of England's
best destinations and attractions.
On Stanstead Airport's doorstep, Bishop's Stortford is just off the M11 and has fast rail connections to London
. It's a thriving and affluent market town.
The local area
We'd recommend half a day at Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village
which is a short distance to the north east of Bishop's Stortford. A reconstruction of an 11th century castle, it provides a super insight into the lives of people a millennia ago. Next door, visit Mountfitchet Castle Toy Museum
To the north, via the M11, are Audley End House and Gardens
and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford
. The latter is a full day out and particularly impressive. Beyond Duxford is Cambridge
with major attractions such as the Fitzwilliam Museum
and The Backs
, King's Parade
and Punting on the River Cam
To the south west, we'd suggest trips to The Henry Moore Foundation
and Paradise Wildlife Park
, Hatfield House
and St Albans Cathedral
roughly thirty or so minutes away on the fast train from Bishop's Stortford. At Liverpool Street Station, walk into the City of London
or take the Tube to the City of Westminster
. Central London's pretty small and we'd recommend exploring on foot if possible. Highlights include Westminster Palace World Heritage Site
and the Tower Of London World Heritage Site
, the British Museum
and The National Gallery
Approximately 1.0 miles away.
Total Rooms: 39; Rates: £56 - £118 Per Night
A magnificent Victorian mansion retaining many period features, Pearse House is set in its own grounds and conveniently located just 10 minutes from Stansted Airport...
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