The Ultimate Guide to Living in Nayland
What and where is Nayland?
Nayland is a small medieval village that lies in the Stour Valley, which is on the Suffolk border with Essex. There are 15th-century buildings in the village, Alston Court being one of these which also contains a 13th-century section. The village church of St James contains a famous painting, Christ Blessing the Bread and Wine, by John Constable.
What is the population of Nayland?
As of 2011 the Nayland had a population of 938.
What is the average house price in Nayland?
In the past year houses in Nayland sell for an average of £501,176. Most of the houses sold this year were detached properties which sell for an average of £633,500. Semi-detached properties in Nayland sell for an average of £305,833 and terraced houses selling for £350,000. Since 2020 property prices in Nayland have fallen 16%.
Is Nayland a nice place to live?
Nayland doesn’t fare well in the court of public opinion when it comes to being a nice place to live. If you look at the statistics, according to surveys, residents of Nayland tend to be less educated, employed less and have worse health than the general population. However Nayland is considered a commuter town for London, so it might be a good choice for those wanting to work in London, but not live there.
Is Nayland a safe place to live?
As with any town Nayland has its own issues with crime. However, being that it isn’t a major city you will find that the crime rate is relatively low.
Landmarks and History
Nayland Farmers Market
Running every other Saturday Nayland’s farmers market has been given new life. You will find fresh produce and local suppliers. Stalls include fresh fruit juice, brownies and lots of other goodies.
The Anchor Inn
Set on the banks of the River Stour, sits the Anchor Inn, surrounded by picturesque Nayland. They serve traditional British food with a twist and there is also a children’s menu. During the summer they host family days and barbeques. You can also make use of the private dining room and enjoy views of the river from the conservatory. In the colder winter months, you can enjoy the warmth of the open fire and comfy seats.
The Angel Inn Restaurant
This 16th century coaching inn offer luxury accommodation and s great restaurant set in beautiful countryside. You’ll find open fires, exposed brickwork and big wooden beans, making this country pub a homey feel. However, you can expect a modern and changing menu throughout the year. They also boast a full and eclectic bar, featuring speciality gin and whiskey menus, as well as a large wine menu.
Where to Stay in Nayland?
- Premier Inn Nayland hotel
- The Crown
- Angel Inn Stoke