Chelmsford is a city in the county town of Essex, to the East of England lying in the valley of the River Chelmer northeast of Greater London. It is the seat of the administrative county with a wide range of educational institutions. Chelmsford enjoys warm summers and cool but not cold winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature.
Chelmsford is known as the birthplace of radio, thanks to its connection with Guglielmo Marconi who opened the world’s first wireless factory in 1899. There is a county museum, an agricultural market, and a grain exchange. Be it Hylands House, Sire Hall, or the Cathedral the city has a lot to offer. It is the perfect destination for a weekend break, dotted with shops, many cosy country inns, and pubs to stop at and sample the local fare such as asparagus, oysters, and “Little Scarlet” strawberries.
Whether it’s dining in style, enjoying fine food, exploring different food cultures, or just grabbing a tasty snack – the city is noted for its range of restaurants & eateries. Planning a special night out with a loved one or a catch-up with friends, the city has it all on offer.
In 2019, The Times listed Chelmsford as one of the best places to live in the UK, praising its broad appeal to foodies, dedicated shoppers, and anyone looking for a great education. According to a study by food supplement manufacturer Biocare, Chelmsford is the second healthiest place to live in the