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Looking for hotels near Saffron Walden? The medieval market town is a 15-minute drive from The Cricketers, a characterful escape in the Essex countryside with 22 recently refurbished bedrooms.

Named best place to live in the UK in 2023, the charming town of Saffron Walden looks exactly like it’s been pulled from a postcard. With streets lined with history and wonky timber-framed houses, and colourful cottages as far as the eye can see, it’s no surprise it’s one of the must-visit places in East Anglia.

Guests visiting on a Tuesday or Saturday should head to Saffron Walden Market, where you can browse and buy goods from a range of different stalls. From flowers to fresh fruit and veg to antiques and collectables, the market is the perfect place to soak in the ambience of this quaint and quirky town.

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