Good places to visit for weekend breaks from South Woodham Ferrers

Stansted Airport

The small town of South Woodham Ferrers is in an enviable location for holidays and weekend breaks. There is convenient access to 4 airports which provides a good choice of holiday destinations.

Nearest airports to South Woodham Ferrers

  • Southend – 30 minutes drive (more during peak travel periods)
  • London Stansted – 35-50 minutes
  • London Gatwick – 1.25 hours
  • London Heathrow – 1.5 hours if you’re lucky.

Southend Airport is so very convenient especially if you need to arrive early morning or late at night because it is possible to do the run in about 20 minutes when there is little traffic on the road. It is a small airport which make the whole process stress free. It one of the best airports to use a ‘Meet and Greet’ service because it is easy to park in front of the terminal to hand the car over for safekeeping.  There is also a train station for anyone wishing to arrive by train.

Most flights from Southend are to European destinations, especially the Canary islands and there are some South Woodham residents who claim that they will go anywhere as long as they can get there via Southend Airport.

Lovely places by car for a weekend break

Dedham Vale

The closest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to South Woodham Ferrers are:

Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast and Heaths – about an hour north
Kent Downs – about an hour south across the Dartford Crossing

It is easily possible to go for a day trip but so much more enjoyable to book a place to stay and spend a couple of days there.

South Woodham Ferrers is very well connected

The residents of South Woodham Ferrers are very fortunate in their location because they have such choice. Days out on the coast are easy – even the great sandy beaches of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze are just an hour’s drive away.

Frinton on Sea

Closer to home are numerous parks and green spaces.

London is under an hour’s journey and opens the door to theatre trips and all of its attractions.

Great lifestyle

South Woodham Ferrers is an enviable place to live, well connected, with a real community and offers a very good lifestyle.

Shhh, don’t tell too many people about it or they will want to come and live there.