Saffron Walden is an attractive medieval market town set in rolling farmland, situated on the border of Essex and Cambridgeshire.
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Historically, the town is best known for its connections with the wool trade and the saffron crocus. Nowadays it is a lively market town with excellent transport links to both London and Cambridge and Stansted Airport is less than half an hour away.
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Find out more:
- Much can be learned about Saffron Walden and its history from Saffron Walden’s Town Council’s website – www.saffronwalden.gov.uk
- Find out what’s on in Saffron Walden at the Tourist Office website www.visitsaffronwalden.gov.uk
- Saffron Walden Town Trail – download this guide to places or interest, including a short history of Saffron Walden.
Saffron Walden is in the district of Uttlesford which has recently been described as ‘Britain’s most desirable rural area in which to live’. Click on above image to see extract from Saffron Walden Town Council website.