Boxted is a village and civil parish in the north east of Essex, England approximately 6 miles north of Colchester – close to junction 28 on the A12.
The village comprises pockets of residential areas surrounded by mainly arable farmland. The River Stour flows through the village and delineates the boundary between Essex and Suffolk. Old Boxted falls within Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The village boasts a church, a primary school, a social club, village hall, sports pavilion and vineyard. Within the community there is a keen equine interest.
The Boxted 10k race starts at the School and winds its way around the Village taking in fantastic views across the countryside.