Braintree tourist and travel information

Braintree tourist and travel information

Braintree Travel Information

Travel Information Braintree is a traditional market town of fine architecture and listed buildings. Its grand central tower with striking clock dominates Braintree town square.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Braintree - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 .

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Travel by train

Rail Braintree - Travel by train - Trains depart from Braintree to London Liverpool Street approximately once an hour. Braintree Station, Station Approach, Braintree, CM7 6QL. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank.

National Express. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services. Tel: 0845 600 7245. www.nationalexpress.com

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Airport Stansted Airport, Enterprise House, Bassingbourne Road, Essex, CM24 1QW. Tel +44 (0)870 000 0303. Stansted is the third busiest airport in the UK, serving more than 160 destinations across 35 countries, and with over 23 million passengers passing through. London Stansted Airport is conveniently situated just off the M11 - from London use Junction 8a or from Cambridge use Junction 8. Stansted airport is about 15 miles from Braintree. stanstedairport.com

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UK A Roads

Roads Braintree - Travel by road - Braintree is off the A 120. A nearby large town is Colchester. Braintree is about 50 miles from LONDON.

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Miles from town Braintree is approximately 7 miles from Chelmsford and 12 miles from Colchester.

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Sport

Sport Braintree - Sport - Braintree has great golf, walking, leisure centres, and cycling. Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. About 2 miles south of Braintree. Riverside Leisure Centre. Tel: 01376 323240. Braintree Leisure Centre. Tel: 01376 552585.

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Sport Braintree - Sport - Gosfield Lakes Golf Club, The Manor House, Gosfield, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1SE. About 5 miles north of Braintree. Tel: 01787474747.

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Shopping

Stores Braintree - Shopping - Antiques are a local speciality - as you would expect from the home of the famous "Lovejoy" TV series. The town centre has regular streetmarkets, farmers markets and carnivals and festivals. Close by is the Braintree Freeport Designer Outlet Village with over 80 outlet shops offering reductions on a host of famous brands, plus regular entertainment and live events. Marks & Spencer Braintree Outlet, Unit E2/3 Charter Way, Chapell Hill, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH. Tel: 01376 345051. Marks & Spencer Braintree Simply Food, Unit 34 George Yard, Braintree, CM7 1RB.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Braintree - Entertainment - Cineworld Cinema, Freeport Leisure, Charter Way, Braintree, Essex CM77 8YH. Tel: 0871 200 2000.

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Other information Braintree - Other information - Braintree District Council. Tel: 01376 552525. Braintree Library. Tel: 01376 320752. Braintree Town Hall. Tel: 01376 557776.

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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

Roads Braintree is off the A120.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Braintree.

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Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261. hedinghamcastle.co.uk
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292. colchester-zoo.co.uk
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. english-heritage.org.uk
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103. essexwt.org.uk
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. greatleighs.com

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For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Braintree Essex see Colchester hotels & Chelmsford hotels.

For bed and breakfast accommodation in other areas near to Braintree Essex see bed and breakfast in Chelmsford & bed and breakfast in Sudbury.

Braintree - Local Information. Riverside Leisure Centre 01376 323240 - Braintree Leisure Centre 01376 552585 - Braintree District Council 01376 552525 - Braintree Library 01376 320752 - Boots The Chemists 01376 320334 - Barclays Bank PLC 01376 303300 - Jubilee Oak Sub Post Office 01376 320585 - Cineworld Braintree 0871 220 8000 - Braintree Town Hall 01376 557776

Telephoning Braintree from abroad - To dial a Braintree number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Braintree

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