The Cricketers Arms in Rickling Green is a beautiful country pub with rooms on the doorstep of the rolling Essex countryside. It s halfway between Bishops Stortford & Saffron Walden & only 12 minutes from Stansted Airport. br / br / br / br / Set in a wonderful warm red brick building overlooking the expanse of the green & the historic cricket ground the pub s the perfect place for a stop-off en route to or from the airport a short break in the countryside or if you re in the area visiting friends or attending a wedding. br / br / br / br / Step foot through the door and you ll find a cosy low-ceilinged oak beamed bar with a roaring log fire & lots of comfy spots to enjoy a beer or glass of wine a stylish restaurant serving great quality freshly cooked food and pretty views over the green. br / br / br / br / Hot food is served all day & on the menu is a wide choice of freshly cooked seasonal food - much of it sourced locally - & a particularly good English breakfast to set you up for the day. There are real ales & a thoughtfully chosen wine list with plenty of wines & Champagnes to enjoy by the bottle or glass. The service is warm & friendly. br / br / br / br / Upstairs there are ten individually designed bedrooms all with en suite facilities. Some are modern with contemporary furnishings & others more traditional with antique pieces. All have comfortable king or super king size beds with good linen & luxurious throws as well as powerful showers fluffy white towels complementary toiletries hairdryer & tea and coffee making facilities. There is digital flat screen television free Wi-Fi in every room & free internet access throughout the pub. br / br / br / br / Free parking is available at the pub for all guests staying a minimum of one night. Pets are allowed in some rooms - please contact us direct. The Cricketers Arms is just a three minute drive from the M11 with plenty of attractions nearby including the historic town of Saffron Walden with its many shops and boutiques Audley End House & Mole Hall Wildlife Park.