The White Hart
Poole Street , Great Yeldham , CO9 4HJ
With gardens, open fireplaces and traditional wooden beams, this beautiful 15th-century inn offers free internet and a 2 AA Rosette restaurant using local, seasonal ingredients. The White Hart is on the Essex/Suffolk border and about 10 miles from Braintree. It has 4-star awards from Visit Britain (Gold Award) and the AA. Rooms at The White Hart are in a quiet, separate block. Each room has a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee. The White Hart also has an executive guest lounge. At the Essex Food and Drink Awards 2011, the restaurant won the 'Best Hotel Restaurant' award.