Heybridge is situated on the outskirts of Maldon and enjoys it’s very own riverside experience, with Heybridge Basin being the start of the Chelmer & Blackwater navigation inland canal from the River Blackwater which was first used in 1793. Today Heybridge Basin is a haven for leisure craft and walkers and also offers two popular pubs.
Further information can be found by visiting www.itsaboutmaldon.co.uk.
Heybridge also offers one primary school and the Plume secondary school is in Maldon. Heybridge is close to Chelmsford, Witham and Hatfield Peverel railway stations giving direct access to London’s Liverpool street station. The A12 leading to London is an approx. 15/20 minute drive.
Goldhanger, The Tolleshunts and Tollesbury
Goldhanger is an extremely popular village which is only a ten minute drive from The Historic Town of Maldon. Goldhanger offers two pubs The Chequers and The Cricketers as well as St Peters Church. The area is a haven for dog walkers and walkers alike as some stunning views can be enjoyed from the sea wall.
The Tolleshunts incorporate the villages of Tolleshunt D'arcy, Tolleshunt Major and Tolleshunt Knights. The villages are on the outskirts of Maldon and Tiptree with good access to Colchester, Chelmsford and Maldon. The villages offer their very own watering holes including The Queens Head, Beckingham Bell and The Rose and Crown.
Tolleshunt D’arcy also offers a primary school called St Nicholas.
Tolleshunt Knights also offers the very popular Five Lakes Golf & Country Club. For club details please visit www.cpcolchester.co.uk
Tollesbury is situated on the banks of the River Blackwater and offers easy access to the Historic town of Maldon. Tollesbury is a waterside haven for yachting and boating enthusiasts with its very own Marina offering approx 250 berths and a boatyard. The village offers local shops including bakers, hairdressers, convenience store and a pharmacy and not to mention the doctors surgery. There is also a local pub called The Kings Head, and two churches called St Mary's and The Congregational Church respectively.