Visit North Essex for great days out...
Visit North Essex and Braintree tourist information for plenty of things to do, attractions and some excellent quality assured accommodation in North Essex. With all this in mind, why not stay a while! Take advantage of our miles of leafy lanes and undulating countryside, whether you like to tramp, stroll or cycle. North Essex is the perfect location for a short break or day trip away from hectic lifestyles. Just one hour from London, this central area has excellent links to the coast, Constable's countryside and East Anglia via A120, A12, M11 and direct rail, with the addition of Stansted airport 16 miles away from Braintree.
Indi Card: start saving money now
The indi card gives you access to offers, discounts and other incentives in shops and restaurants in the Braintree District; look out for the indi card window sticker in participating businesses in Braintree, Witham and Halstead. Get your indi card now!
Places to Visit
Visit Hedingham Castle for it is Romantic, beautiful, ancient, historic and wild, it is somewhere to set your imagination free.With various events ranging from Medieval festivals to Snowdrop walks
Tour De France
The world's greatest cycle race - the Tour de France – arrives in Essex on Monday 7th July 2014 bringing thousands of fans to our roadsides.
Essex Craft and Design Show
The Essex Craft and Design Show will be hosting its annual event at Cressing Temple barns during the last weekend of September. Craftsmen and designer makers will be showcasing and selling their work which will include fine art, photography, jewellery, ceramics and many other contemporary crafts.
Great Notley Country Park and Discovery Centre
A place to cycle, fish, walk and horse ride in 100 acres of space. The Discovery Centre is an exciting building standing at the forefront of sustainable technology. Having already won the 'Environmental Initiative of the Year', the Centre stands as an example in its design and construction to have a minimal impact on the environment. Discover more in Great Notley.