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The Nook is well located for many fantastic attractions and facilities - here is our pick:

The Cricketers

Jamie Oliver's parents' pub is a 5 minute walk away from The Nook, serving delicious food for lunch and dinner.

The Axe & Compasses

Quintessential English pub in the neighbouring village of Arkesden.

Ananta Thai Food Pub

Ananta Thai Food Pub is housed in the picturesque Coach and Horses pub in Wicken Bonhunt, a 5-10 minute walk from The Nook.  The pub serves delicious Thai food and also does take-aways.

Audley End House & Garden

Audley End House is a Jacobean mansion now run by English Heritage.  As well as the house itself there are beautiful grounds including formal gardens, a kitchen garden, a stable block with resident horses, a playground, a lake and parkland.

Imperial War Museum Duxford

Britain's largest aviation museum, Duxford houses the museum's large exhibits, including nearly 200 aircraft and military vehicles, in seven main exhibition buildings (one of which was designed by Sir Norman Foster)


Historic university city - visit the university colleges and take a punt down the River Cam.  The Corn Exchange and Arts Theatre have an excellent programme of events.

Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden is a medieval market town - the market still comes on Tuesday and Saturdays.  Visit Saffron Hall for concerts and Saffron Screen for cinema.

Stansted Airport

The Nook is conveniently located for Stansted Airport - approximately 20 minutes away.

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