Gosfield is located in the northern part of Essex, approximate 4 miles from Braintree Town. The village currently has approximately 400 houses. The name of the village is thought to transcend from the Saxon words health, juniper or a field. Another possibility is from Goosefield, Gods’ field.

Out and About in Gosfield

In Gosfield, there is a range of amenities within the local area including

Gosfield Hall a stunning Georgian mansion set in ten acres of manicured grounds and parkland.

Gosfield Lake Golf Club set on 230 acres of rolling parkland featuring two golf courses. Members and visitors can enjoy the idyllic setting.

Gosfield Lake Resort which offers a wide range of activities from fishing and water skiing to a children’s play and picnic area. The annexe provides double or twin bedroom accommodation with lake views.

The Kings Head is situated in The Street, Gosfield which is an award-winning Tudor village pub. They provide a varied food menu and regularly host events such as a monthly whisky club and the occasional beer festivals.

Gosfield offers a community primary school which serves the village and surrounding areas. There is also St Margaret’s Preparatory School which is a co-educational independent primary and nursery school for children aged 2 - 11 years and Gosfield School a Co-Educational Independent Day school catering for Nursery, prep school, senior school.