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 on your shopping in 2013!
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!
Walks in North Essex- get rid of those extra pounds after the festive season!
A country park passing through fifteen miles of countryside along the former Bishop's Stortford to Braintree railway line.
The Essex Way is a long-distance path stretching from Epping to Harwich a distance of 81 miles, the North Essex stretch passes through Fairstead, Cressing and Coggeshall.
Colne Valley Path
The walk is a testing 22½ miles, starting at the Great Oak in Yeldham passing through historic villages finishing at Balkerne Gate in Colchester. .
John Ray Walk
A nine-mile linear walk between Braintree and Witham celebrating the life and achievements of John Ray, passing through the picturesque countryside of the Brain Valley.