©

Halstead trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Halstead

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Essex  /  Halstead
(4.2/5 based on 95+ reviews for 4 attractions)
Things to do: shopping, nightlife, golf
Halstead is a town and civil parish located in Braintree District of Essex in England. It has a population of 11, 053.The town is near Colchester and Sudbury, in the Colne Valley. The town originally developed on the hill to the north of the river. The name Halstead is said to have derived from the Old English hald (refuge, shelter, healthy) and stede (site, place or farm), meaning 'healthy farm' 'safe place' or 'place of refuge'.AreaThe single wide High Street is dominated by the 14th-century church of St Andrew, which was extensively renovated during the Victorian period but retains much earlier decoration including tomb monuments dating from the 14th century and earlier. The town's other attractions include a local Antiques Mill.Nearby Moyns Park, a Grade I listed Elizabethan country house, is said to have been where Ian Fleming put the finishing touches on his novel From Russia, with Love.A historical society holds regular monthly meetings throughout the year and a town museum attached to the town council offices features some historical artifacts and various objects limited to local interest. The Empire Theatre in Butler Road hosts occasional bingo nights.
Plan your tour of Halstead and United Kingdom (UK) travel itinerary using our United Kingdom (UK) vacation route planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Halstead

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Halstead

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Halstead:
Zoos & aquariums, parks, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Parks, sightseeing, historic sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, wildlife areas, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Essex

12 days in Stansted Mountfitchet BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Clacton-on-Sea BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Burnham-on-Crouch & Leeds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Essex BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES April, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Coggeshall & Braintree BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Southend-on-Sea & Winslow BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Sleaford & Stansted Mountfitchet BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Southend-on-Sea BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Essex BY A USER FROM CYPRUS November, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News