by Rachael Armes



Map of the Maldon District

There is good access to the Maldon District from all parts of the country via the A12, M25 and A13.

From the A12, take either the A414 (Junction 18) or the B1019 (Junction 20) for Maldon.

For the Dengie Peninsula, continue via the B1010 or B1018.

You can also access the Dengie Peninsula from the A13 and A130 via the A132 continuing on the B1012.


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For Public Conveniences Information


For more details on planning your journey, please contact the Maldon District Tourist Information Centre.

Charging Points for Your Car

There is a charge point at Lidl, Station Road, Maldon, CM9 4LQ. It offers Type 2 (43kW), CHAdeMO (50kW) and CCS (50kW). For up to date information, go to zap-map.


Greater Anglia mainline services from London (Liverpool Street Station) and East Anglia serve Chelmsford, Witham and Hatfield Peverel. Regular local bus services connect these railway stations to Maldon.

There is also a rail link from London (Liverpool Street Station), via Wickford, serving villages and towns along the Crouch Estuary including Burnham-on-Crouch.


Maldon has direct bus links with Chelmsford, Colchester and Witham, which then connect for an onward journey with other Essex towns. Burnham-on-Crouch has a direct connection with Maldon and Chelmsford. A network of local buses connect the villages of the Dengie Peninsula. Other villages of the District enjoy varying levels of service.

National Express coaches serve Chelmsford, Colchester and Witham. Regular local bus services connect these towns to Maldon.


The Maldon District has always been a popular destination for sailors from around the UK and Europe, with the River Crouch to the south and the River Blackwater to the north, you could find yourself spoilt for choice between which of these East Coast gems to visit and the many varied locations they offer.

More information and navigation advice is avaliable from the Maldon Harbour Improvement Commissioners or the Crouch Harbour Authority.

If you are planning a voyage, a day trip, overnight or longer and need any help or advice, please contact the River Bailiff on 01621 875837 / 07818013723 or email

Further information, including Mooring fees and personal watercraft registration is avaliable from Maldon District Council.


The Maldon District makes a great cycling destination, or as part of the National Cycle Network a great place to catch your breath. The Maldon District is part of National Route 1.


Stansted Airport

Stansted is the UK's 3rd busiest airport with nearly 19 million passengers passing through every year. Many low-cost airlines have made Stansted their base. It is located just over 30 miles North East of London at Junction 8 of the M11, less than 20 minutes from the M25.

Southend Airport

London Southend Airport officially opened its superb modern terminal building in 2012 and has been Voted Best Airport in the UK in 2013, 2014 and 2015 by Which?. easyJet, TUI, Flybe, SkyWork and Adria Airways all have operations at London Southend. London Southend was the fastest growing airport in Europe in 2013 and currently handles over 1 million passengers per year.

London City Airport

London's business airport is easily accessible from Essex via the A13, M11 and M25. Heathrow and Gatwick airports are just over an hour's drive away and car hire facilities are well appointed.