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Welcome to Burnham on Crouch

Situated on the bank of the river crouch in Essex, the small, pretty town of Burnham on Crouch is bursting with unique charms that are waiting to be discovered. A former oyster port, the town now attracts a wide range of visitors, from those looking for great sailing and countryside walks to foodies catching wind of its growing reputation for cuisine, to history buffs who want to get a little closer to its heritage.

An introduction to the Maldon District

Maldon, a district hugging the eastern edge of Essex, may not well-known, but every visitor is sure to have some pleasant surprises when they visit for the first time. The area has its own potent and unique sense of culture, with world-class food producers like Tiptree Jams and Maldon Salt, natural beauty spots like the Saltmarsh Coast, and the fascinating historic gems of the town of Maldon. Even if you don't know what to look for, an adventure in Maldon is always one to remember.

Be amazed by The Combined Military Services Museum

A half-hour drive from Burnham on Crouch, visitors in the area can discover one of the Maldon District's most intriguing historical attractions. At the Combined Military Services Museum, visitors can learn about the world of cold war spies, the Special Operation Executive that managed Britain's intelligence through World War II, and the many daring operations carried out by the SAS over the years, getting up-close with many genuine artefacts and pieces of equipment.

Planning a trip to Burnham on Crouch? Travelodge Basildon Wickford Hotel is less than half an hour away by car, and Travelodge Chelmsford Hotel can be reached in 40 minutes.