Welcome to County Hotel, Chelmsford

Classic yet contemporary

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Established in 1928 on the grounds of the Old Rainsford Manor, our refined hotel offers a warm and traditional service to guests old and new.


Whether you are joining us for business or pleasure, we have 50 rooms differing in size and style to help you relax throughout your visit. Our buildings that are steeped in history and heritage come together to offer a memorable stay, from the luxury, contemporary suites to the comfortable trusty doubles.

Food and Drink

Whether you're in the mood for a home-cooked favourite in relaxed lounge surroundings or would like to sample a sumptuous dish from our award-winning restaurant, we have something for everyone's taste. We enjoy sourcing fresh, seasonal ingredients for our menus and, where possible, we like to use local produce.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea


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