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Visiting Chelmsford

Visitors to Chelmsford are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, gardens and monuments. Kelvedon Hatch, Southend Pier and Colchester Zoo are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 24 hotels and other accommodation options in Chelmsford
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in London (SEN-Southend), 15.1 mi (24.3 km) away

Getting around Chelmsford

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Chelmsford Station, Wickford Hatfield Peverel Station or Chelmsford South Woodham Ferrers Station. Chelmsford may not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Chelmsford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the nighttime average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Chelmsford gets about 22 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Chelmsford?
Channels Lodge is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a golf course and a restaurant. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Pontlands Park and The Ship.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Chelmsford, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Chelmsford.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Chelmsford?
Based on reviews, Pontlands Park is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Best Western Atlantic Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Chelmsford?
Channels Lodge is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your stay with the children include County Hotel Chelmsford and Pontlands Park. Also, attractions in the area such as Festival Leisure Park and Adventure Island are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Chelmsford?
Pontlands Park is a favourite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features an outdoor pool and an indoor pool.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Chelmsford?
Channels Lodge is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a golf course and a restaurant for its human guests. The Compasses Inn is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Chelmsford?
The Riverside Chelmsford is a 4-star inn with a restaurant and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Channels Lodge.
What are some hotels with pools in Chelmsford?
Pontlands Park is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a restaurant.

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