Rayleigh is a market town which has expanded rapidly over the last 25 years due to its popular location and mixture of traditional and suburban lifestyle.
The busy High Street has maintained its 'olde worlde' character and houses a good selection of shops, pubs, bars and restaurants and there is a small outdoor market on Wednesdays.
Rayleigh has several historic and famous landmarks the most well known being Rayleigh Windmill (built 1809), an 18th Century Octagonal Dutch Cottage, the Holy Trinity Church and Rayleigh Mount which is the remains of a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle.
It is conveniently close to Southend Airport and is a 45 minute commute into London Liverpool Street.
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