Lawford is a village and civil parish in the Tendring district of northeast Essex. It is approximately 6 miles from the centre of Colchester and merges into Manningtree which is England's smallest town.

Lawford is a popular place to live, being close to the shops of Manningtree and having excellent bus and rail links. There are delightful walks in the local vicinity, notably along the banks of the River Stour.

Facilities and recreational activities include:

Ogilvie Hall

Although the Parish Council office is within the hall, we rent this and do not manage the hall in any way. For any information about Ogilvie Hall please contact the caretakers Sue & Dave Huck on 01206 392794.

Venture Centre

Contact details are on The Venture Centre website

St Mary's Church

A Grade I listed building built in 14th-century. For all details and any contact please visit the Church website

Lawford C of E Primary School

All information on the school website.

Lawford Football Club

Including Lawford Lads, Lawford Juniors and Lawford Ladies. For all information please visit their website.