Located between London and Cambridge, Uttlesford boasts the historic towns of Saffron Walden, Thaxted and Great Dunmow.

With excellent links to London to the south and the historic city of Cambridge to the north, Uttlesford is an ideal base for the tourist, business executive or new resident. Across the district the market towns and villages provide a wide variety of shops, restaurants, cafés and attractions.

Tourist information

The district's main Tourist Information Centre is right on the Market Square in Saffron Walden where you can find out about things to do and places to stay in the area. It is run by Saffron Walden Town Council. Some tourist information is also available at our Community Information Centres in Thaxted and Great Dunmow.   

► Visit Saffron Walden - what to do and where to stay in the local area

What's on - find out about local events



Additional information

► Local markets

► Parks and gardens

Visit Essex - the official tourism website for Essex

► Images of the area - Saffron Walden TIC's flickr feed