Henham Tourism

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Henham, or Henham-on-the-Hill is a village and civil parish in the Uttlesford district of Essex, England. The village is situated 2.5 miles (4 km) north from Stansted Airport. The parish includes the hamlets of Little Henham and Pledgdon Green. Parish population at the 2011 Census was 1,233. Henham's parish church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin. The Saffron Brewery situated at a village farm, produces ales using the farm's honey. The local public house is The Cock Inn. A dragon legend at Henham began with the 1669 pamphlet The Flying Serpent or Strange News Out of Essex, which promoted further alleged sightings of the dragon. Today, many signs in the village contain dragon motifs. Henham was a station on the Elsenham to Thaxted branch line. The village holds a bi-annual 10 kilometre run in the final weeks of May. Current notable residents include comedian Ed Byrne and actor John Savident. Hertfordshire, Minor Counties and Cambridgeshire cricketer Timothy Smith was born in the village.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Henham, which is a city in United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Henham, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of London. Attractions in London include The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Also, to reach Henham, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Henham can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Henham*

  • Pollution Statistics in Henham

    Know the pollution level of Henham before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.67 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.67 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Henham: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Henham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Henham.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.31 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.31 (Low)
    • Attacks 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 39.06 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.12 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.81 (Low)
  • Living in Henham - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Henham is 187.48 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.33 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.19 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.51 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.86 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Henham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Henham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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