Situated in Essex close to Bishop’s Stortford, Takeley is a small and charming village that is adjacent to Stansted Airport, the fourth busiest UK airport. The village is only small but boasts a rich and long history that is thought to go back around five thousand years. Takeley is surrounded by rural countryside, which provides attractive surroundings. The tight knit community gives the village a special charm and character. There are also places of historical interest to be found here including the Church of Holy Trinity, party of which dates back to the 12th century.
Takeley is close to a range of business premises and office spaces that are occupied by a variety of professionals. This includes locksmiths, plasterers, beauty salons, cable distributors, web design firms and garden treatment companies. High trees Guesthouse in Takeley caters to travellers that desire a comfortable place to stay close to the international travel connections and Stansted Airport houses companies that offer advertising solutions as well as airline operators such as Thomas Cook, German Wings and Ryanair.
Entertainment And Dining Out
As a small village, Takeley’s entertainment is more about enjoying the local surroundings and exploring the history of the area. However, you can enjoy relaxing with a drink at the Lamb and Lion, a local pub, or dine out at the various restaurants that can be found surrounding the village. When it comes to dining out you can choose from a number of eateries. The Three Horseshoes offers tasty English dishes in a comfortable pub environment or you can head to nearby Bishop’s Stortford and enjoy places such as Anton’s Restaurant at Great Hallingbury Manor.
Although Takeley is a little village, its proximity to the airport and adjoining villages means that you can access a range of public transport. There are direct trains to central London from the railway station within Stansted Airport. There are numerous local bus and national coach routes serving the area, as well as taxis. Getting around by car is also easy, and the village is situated just off a junction of the M11 motorway.