60 kilometres north-east of London
- The coast (Southend-on-Sea or Clacton-on-Sea)
- Constable Country
The county town of Essex, Chelmsford is a pleasant town in an attractive rural area with many pretty villages.
It has good shopping and sports facilities and is very conveniently situated for visits to London and Cambridge.
Chelmsford is only half-an-hour from Stansted Airport.