The ancient market town of Maldon proudly perches on the top of a steep hill. It has a fascinating and diverse history and a vibrant community feel. The town centre has numerous historical sites and listed buildings, as well as a wide range of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes to enjoy and explore. The High Street offers a blend between popular national brands and smaller independent retailers that include artisan and specialist shops, traditional butchers, bakers and more. Continue down the High Street and visit the historic Hythe Quay and explore all that Promenade Park has to offer.
Maldon provides a good choice of primary schools, as well as Plume Academy. For the commuter, the county city of Chelmsford can be found within 11 miles. Witham and Hatfield Peverel mainline train stations are within 6 miles and give direct access to London Liverpool Street station. Both Witham and Hatfield Peverel also offer access onto the A12 for road links to London, Chelmsford and Colchester.
Maldon is the second oldest town in Essex and is known across the world for its connection to the coast, with its famous sea salt, infamous mud race and the iconic Thames Sailing Barges. Maldon is also famous for the Battle of Maldon 991, where Viking raiders defeated the Saxons on the causeway of Northey Island. Today there is a statue of Bryhtnoth in memory of his heroic actions while leading the Anglo-Saxon forces, which faces the battle site.