Stansted & District
Stansted Mountfichet is a small picturesque village within the Uttlesford district in the County of Essex. Located just 35 miles north of London, this small village has the perfect rural feel, whilst being so close to England’s capital.
With a population of6,011 (2011 census), this village has beautiful community feel, and great transportation links served by its Railway Station, and only 2 miles away from Stansted Airport, serving over 25 million customers, to 190 destinations a year.
Once a Saxon settlement, Stansted Mountfichet has an array of architecture which ranges through several periods; notably its Church, which is now redundant but under care of the Churches Conservation Trust. The village also boasts a Castle, a Windmill and; The House on the Hill – Toy Museum, which the owners claim as being the largest Toy Museum in the World. The civil Parish has three Primary Schools (Bentfield Primary School, Marys (C of E) Primary school and Magna Carta Primary Academy); as well as one High School (Forest Hall School).
Surrounded by beautiful scenery of fields and a canal running through outskirts of the village, a rel sense of peace can be found within the village of Stansted Mountfichet. The Village is only a short drive from the Market Town of Bishop’s Stortford.