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The County Hotel

County Hotel Chelmsford

29 Rainsford Road






Complimentary parking is available during the daytime, when visiting either The Samphire Restaurant, The Rainsford Bar or when attending an event being held at the hotel.

Parking is available at the hotel for overnight guests at £9.00 per car, per night.

Our car park is managed by Parking Eye. Please ensure you register your vehicle number on one of the Parking Eye terminals at reception.

All parking at the hotel is subject to availability.


Please contact us using the enquiry form below, or, you can email or phone us.

01245 455 700

How to find us

  • By road

    From the M25 motorway

    Leave M25 at Junction 28 to join the A12 towards Brentwood / A1023 / Chelmsford. Follow the A12 and leave at junction 15 to Chelmsford. Take the first exit at the roundabout onto the A414. Enter next roundabout and take second exit onto London Road (Tenpin Bowling Alley will be on your left).

    Enter next roundabout (Widford roundabout) and take first exit onto Westway, sign posted Widford Industrial Estate. Go straight through three sets of traffic lights (follow signs for Broomfield Hospital A&E, Civic Centre and West End).

    Westway becomes Waterhouse Lane; Waterhouse Lane becomes Rainsford Lane. As you go through the third set of traffic lights, take the left - hand folk, (there are two lanes that go off to the left, stay in the right hand lane). Head straight over to another set of traffic lights which are turning right (signposted Railway Station/West End). Turn right and the hotel is on your right.

    From Stansted Airport

    Depart from Stansted Airport on Bassingbourn Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Bassingbourn Road. At the next roundabout, take the second exit and again at the next roundabout. Bear left onto slip road and continue onto A120. Exit onto slip road and turn left onto the A130. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Essex Regiment Way (A130). At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto Braintree Road (B1008). Continue onto B1008. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Main Road (B1008). Bear right onto Parkway (A138). Turn left onto Rainsford Road. The hotel is on your right.

  • By rail

    Chelmsford Train Station is 0.2 miles from the hotel. There are up to six trains per hour with direct routes to and from central London taking about 35 minutes.

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  • By air

    Stansted Airport - 18 miles

    London Southend Airport - 20 miles

    London City Airport - 40 miles

    Gatwick Airport - 60 miles



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