West Bergholt is a large rural Essex village located amongst open countryside. Country walks include the stunning Hillhouse Woods & St Mary’s Old Church. It is located near the border of Essex & Suffolk and just outside and to the North-west of Colchester – Britain’s Oldest Recorded town. The village:
- has a population of around 3,500 consisting of about 1,400 households,
- dates back to mediaeval times and has a well-documented history, and
- has 2 pubs, 2 churches and numerous clubs and groups.
In 2016 West Bergholt won the Class 2 prize in the RCCE Village of the year competition and overall 2nd place, read the news item for more.
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