What can I expect from a stay at a hotel in Bishop's Stortford?
Bishop’s Stortford is a historic market town located in East Hertfordshire on the River Stort, close to London Stansted Airport. The town has Roman origins and is famous for being the birthplace of Cecil John Rhodes, founder of Northern and Southern Rhodesia (now Zambia and Zimbabwe) and the Rhodes Scholarship. The town is a bustling shopping destination and there are several excellent business hotels in Bishop's Stortford and East Hertfordshire.
What entertainment can I enjoy after work in Bishop’s Stortford?
The town centre offers a range of shops, from larger chains to small boutiques. Additionally, the town boasts several excellent restaurants and pubs, including the recommended Rosey Lea, a tea room and café in an attractive beamed building, and Water Lane Bar & Restaurant, which is ideal for a relaxing business lunch or casual after-hours meeting. Should your hotel not offer a gym or pool, visit the Nuffield Health Bishop's Stortford Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in the town centre for a workout or a dip in the swimming pool.
What business facilities are available in Bishop’s Stortford?
For a meeting in the town centre, the Bishops Park Community Centre offers two rooms, which can be joined for larger conferences, along with a bar and kitchen facilities. Alternatively, the Council Chamber is ideal for a corporate training event. It offers space for up to 25 people, plus a small meeting room and breakout room. Bishop’s Stortford has convenient access to London Stansted Airport (STN), which is located around nine miles from the town centre. Transportation to Bishop’s Stortford is available by taxi or bus.
What locations should I visit while staying at a Bishop's Stortford hotel?
The Bishop’s Stortford Museum, in the town centre, details the history of the town, East Hertfordshire, and the life of the building’s famous former resident, Cecil John Rhodes. The museum also has an arts and entertainment centre that offers a range of shows. Anchor Street Entertainment, a multiplex in the centre of town, has a cinema, bowling alley, health club, and various fast food outlets. In a park in the town centre, you can explore the remains of the 12th-century Waytemore Castle – a castle mound, a large moat, and the foundations of a tower.