A few days near Maldon, Essex

We’d made a couple of bookings to cover the half-term holidays.  The 1st of these brought us to the village of Tolleshunt D’arcy, just to the east of Maldon, and the D’Arcy Equestrian Camping & Caravanning certificated site. (See my review here).

On Saturday afternoon (the day after we arrived) we headed back to Maldon just to have a little look around. We parked outside of town and walked in along the river.  Once on the main street we found a little café down a side street – if we’d waited we would have found a far nicer (but busier) one a little further on down a quaint little lane.  (Mrs ….. Famous Tea Rooms…. sorry, I should have taken more notice 😦 )

A little further along we came across ‘The Moot Hall’ a narrow building steeped in history, but originally built as a family home in the 15th century.  We were a little too early for the tour, which started at 3.30pm, so we missed out on that one, but the leaflet we were given looked very interesting and the lady manning the hall gave us a fair bit of information.

20170527_151357We then passed the church and found ‘The Blue Boar’ , a 14th Century inn currently undergoing much refurbishment.  Continue reading “A few days near Maldon, Essex”