Great Dunmow, Essex

£169—Essex: 2-night inn stay w/prosecco

Ross Palmer
Deal Expert
Explore the Essex countryside this summer while staying at a historic inn

Why We Love This Deal

Behind a Georgian frontage, The Saracens Head Hotel is a cosy coaching inn that has been welcoming visitors since 1540. Travelzoo members can snap up a 2-night stay there this summer for £169, including a bottle of prosecco, and save more than £50 on the rates that non-members would pay.

What's included

  • A 2-night stay in a Classic Double or Twin Room, with daily full English breakfast, for two
  • A bottle of prosecco in the room on arrival (worth £32)
  • A 1-night stay on a bed-and-breakfast basis is available on Sundays for £69 and Monday-Saturday for £85

What's included
This offer is valid for stays seven days a week until 31 August, 2024.

Hotel details
Set on the high street in the middle of Great Dunmow, the Saracens Head Hotel has recently been acquired by the Coaching Inn Group, the AA Hotel Group of the Year for 2024.

The property has a restaurant serving a range of hearty classics and lighter fare, and a bar where you can indulge in a cocktail, sample one of the many gins on offer, or choose from a selection of wines from around the world.

Mountfichet Castle, a reconstructed Norman fortress, is less than 20 minutes' drive away, while opulent Audley End, one of the finest Jacobean houses in England, is 15 minutes' drive. A choice of walks and cycling routes is on offer in Great Notley Country Park, around 10 minutes away by car.

Great Dunmow is famous as one of the few remaining towns that hold a 4-yearly flitch trial. By tradition, any married couple who can persuade a jury of six maidens and six bachelors that for a year and a day they have never wished themselves unwed is entitled to a side of bacon.

The winning couple are also paraded through the streets in the town's flitch chair, which you can see in the Maltings Museum in town. This tradition—and Dunmow itself—is even mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Other options
Up to two dogs can stay in selected rooms for an extra £15 per night (enquire on booking).

This offer is booked through, and is therefore subject to, the travel or entertainment provider's terms and conditions, including but not limited to refund and cancellation policy. Become a member to see all offer details and learn how to book.

When You Can Go

Until 31 Aug, 2024


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£169—Essex: 2-night inn stay w/prosecco