The Windmill Motor Inn is under new ownership from the 18th March 2014 and is situated within the charming hamlet of Chatham Green in the very heart of rural Essex. We are only 15 minutes from Braintree or Chelmsford and 20 minutes from Stansted Airport. We are less than 3 miles from the new Great Leighs racecourse that is opening later in the year. The Windmill Inn offers our visitors a unique opportunity for a relaxing stay whether it be on business or pleasure. We have 5 double & 2 twin very comfortable rooms have en-suite shower & toilet , LCD Freeview TV, dvd player and free Wi-Fi internet. Four of the rooms are within the original Roundhouse base of the windmill , please note that the twin rooms and the standard rooms have tiled floors. The Superior rooms have fitted carpet.
The remaining rooms are located in the stable block and have been constructed using the existing 19th century hand made bricks. Wi- Fi also available in bar and restaurant areas. Visitors with wheelchairs are welcomed with 2 of our rooms offering ground floor access and facilities. Just 50 yards from the Inn lies the Famous Essex Way, a public footpath that runs from Epping to Harwich and is a popular route with walkers & ramblers.You can also explore the many surrounding villages & hamlets. Our bar has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and in our restaurant you can enjoy a large selection of home made meals, light lunches & house specials. Our complimentary continental or cooked breakfast is served in the restaurant. Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30 to 9.00 this is included in the room price. Early check in must be before 3pm otherwise our regular check in time is not until 6pm. Please note that we are closed between 3pm and 6pm therefore there is no availability to check in between those times. Reception is open between 12-3pm and 6-10pm. Payment on arrival please.
Heading from Chelmsford Town Centre head up the B1008 passing Broomfield Hospital on your left till you come to a large round about. Straight over onto the A131 and we are half a mile up there on the left - small country lane leads you down to us on your left
From the A12 take the A130 towards Sudbury and keep following the signs till you come to the roundabout for the A131. Turn right onto the A131 and we are half a mile up on the left (see above)
From Braintree take the A131 towards Chelmsford and after the Deres Bridge roundabout we are 3/4s of a mile on your right (see above)
There are brown signs at the end of the lane to guide you
You can check in from 18:00. You need to check out by 10:00.