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Tourist Information

Essex Tourist Information Centre
County Hall
Market Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1GG
Tel: +44 1245 283400

London City Information Centre
St. Paul's Churchyard
London
EC4M 8BX
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7332 1456

Britain Visitor Centre
1 Regent Street
London
SW1Y 4XT
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7808 3838

Stansted Local Amenities

Harlow is the main large town near Stansted airport. Several supermarkets can be found in and around Harlow town centre. The shopping centre in Harlow is the Harvey Centre.

For those looking for a big shopping trip, the famous Lakeside shopping centre is under 50 miles away. The Lakeside centre has the following:

Stansted Local Attractions

The London Pass

Access over 60 London attractions with the purchase of just 1 London Pass Ticket, with something for all the family; Historic Buildings, Museums, London and Sport Tours, Cruises, Art Galleries, Leisure Activities, Place of Interest as well as access to many additional special offers.

Star attraction include; London Zoo, Wembley & Arsenal Stadium tours, The Queen's Gallery, Windsor Castle, St. Paul's Cathedral, The Tower of London and many more. Skipping the queues is also allowed at many attractions for no additional cost, the Fast Track symbol displays where this is possible.

Currently offering 10% off their 3 and 6 day passes, The London Pass should be considered by all wanting to get the most out of London whilst still saving money.

Colchester Castle and Hollytrees


Colchester Castle is a Norman built castle which is now used to house artefacts from Colchester's long and colourful history as the former Roman capital of Britain. The museum presents a timeline of Britain from the Iron Age up until the Civil War. Also on the grounds of Colchester Castle is the Hollytrees museum - a free museum containing a variety of items, chronicling domestic lives of the past.

Chelmsford Museum


The Chelmsford museum covers a variety of topics, such as the domestic lives of people in history, the story of Chelmsford and natural history. It is also home to an art gallery, which contains portraits and glass and ceramic work local to the area.

Museum of Harlow


The Museum of Harlow tells the story of Harlow from pre-historic times until the present day. It does this by using artefacts from various eras in the town's history - it is possible to touch some of these, and even try on costumes!

Golden Tours

Golden Tours offer an exciting range of tour packages in and around London and the UK. Popular tours include; Windsor Castle, Roman Baths, Stonehenge, The Walking Beatles Street Tour, Warner Bros. The Making of Harry Potter Tour. Another very popular package is 'The Total London Experience' which offers a very exciting agenda, including; Entry to St. Pauls Cathedral (Quire included) and the Tower of London. Also includes tickets for the London Eye experience and a boat ride up the Thames. This Tour also provides free pick up service from many Central London hotels.

Explore the best experiences in London and the UK. Visit our site for more details!

Buckingham Palace


One of London's most famous landmarks, residence to the British Monarchy and also home to some fine tapestries and art work, Buckingham Palace is a must-see for visitors staying in London. For those not interested in the Royal Collections, pleasant walks can be had through the palace grounds.

Natural History Museum


The Natural History Museum is one of the famous Kensington Museums. Learn all about everything natural, from dinosaurs to humans and Darwinism to geology. This massive museum covers a huge range of natural areas using hands on activities, fossils and lifelike displays.

Other London Attractions include Madam Tussauds, the London Dungeon, the Tate Modern and Tower Bridge.