What's on inBraintree

Welcome to Braintree

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Braintree - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Braintree to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Braintree

Tourist Attractions

Paycocke House

A fine 16th century timber‐framed house, and one of the jewels among the many interesting buildings in Coggeshall and is a legacy from the town's prosperous Wool Age.Coggeshall was also famous for its lace, examples of which are displayed inside Paycocke's House. There is a very attractive…

Boydells Farm

Boydells Dairy Farm is a small working farm, run by the Threadgold family consisting of Roy and Cherry, with son Kiley in partnership. The farm is open to the public and specialises in sheep milking. Set in the beautiful North Essex countryside only an hour's drive from central…

Colne Valley Railway

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of operational vintage steam and diesel engines, carriages and wagons that represent much of…


Kings Nightclub in Colchester, Essex. Contact venue on telephone number 01206 210531 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Flitch Way

The Flitch Way passes through 15 miles of countryside along the former Bishop's Stortford to Braintree Railway in the heart of rural Essex.Journey on foot, bicycle or horseback through wildlife rich railway cuttings, past Victorian Stations and over embankments with views across farmlands, nearby villages and woodland.Rayne Station…

Benton Hall

Benton Hall ‐ golf course in Witham, Essex. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01376 502454 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Benton Hall golf courseclub.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Braintree? See our list of attractions in Braintree, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.