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Tillingham is a small, quaint village located on the beautiful Dengie Hundred peninsula in Essex. With a population of just over 1,050, this is a small but perfectly formed village, which boasts traditional cottages, narrow, winding streets and an old church at the centre. The village is home to a varied demographic, with older residents, young families and commuters all enjoying the good life. This village enjoys a unique claim to fame, as it appears in H G Well’s novel, the War of the Worlds.
The village church and the two country pubs lie at the heart of Tillingham village. The Cap and Feathers and the Fox and Hounds are often busy with locals and visitors. There are two chapels in the village as well as the parish church of St Nicholas, which dates back to the 14th century.
Tillingham is a small village, but it is surprisingly well-connected. There are regular bus services to Burnham on Crouch and Southminster, and coach services to Southend and Chelmsford run periodically. The nearest train station is Southminster, which is approximately 4 miles away. From Southminster, you can catch direct trains to London Liverpool Street at rush hour or travel via Wickford outside of peak hours. The journey takes around 1hr 15 minutes. Taxi services are available in nearby Southminster and Burnham on Crouch.
Tillingham has a primary school, St Nicholas’ Church of England Primary School, and it is located close to Ormiston Rivers Academy. Although Tillingham is a rural village, there are plenty of family-friendly activities on offer. There’s a baby and toddler group, a local football team, cricket and bowls clubs and a youth club.
Tillingham enjoys easy access to Burnham on Crouch, where you can enjoy a day by the river with a picnic or even a paddle in the water if it’s a sunny day. There is a nature reserve in Mayland and Bradwell on Sea is another popular choice for days out in the great outdoors. If you fancy a change of pace, hop on the train at Southminster and you can be pounding the busy streets and enjoying the countless sights and attractions of the capital in just over an hour.
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