By car it takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes, whilst by train it takes around an hour to get from Braintree to London.
Braintree is served by Greater Anglia Rail.
London Stansted is located just 13.6miles from Braintree and London Southend is 22.1 miles away.
There are a number of parking facilities in Braintree, a full list of the can be found on Braintree District Council’s Website.
There are two shopping centres, located In Braintree. These are the George Yard Shopping Centre and Freeport Braintree.
Yes, Braintree does have a high street with an assortment of shops.
Beckers Green Primary School, Lyon Hall Primary School and Notley Green Primary school are all in Braintree.
The secondary schools in Braintree are; Alec Hunter Academy, Tabor Academy and Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
The closest University to Braintree is the Anglia Ruskin University in Colchester.
There are a number of parks, including Great Notley Country Park, Marshalls Park and Braintree & Bocking Public Gardens.
Great Notely Country Park is a great place to walk dogs.
Braintree dates back over 4,000 years.
The Prodigy, Olly Murs, Louie Spence and Katherine Parnell all either attended school or lived in Braintree.
There are a wide variety of restaurants in Braintree but some of the highest recommended ones are the Chophouse Braintree, Siam Thai and Bill’s Braintree Restaurant.
Braintree is a town north of Colchester.
Braintree Community Hospital is the nearest hospital to Braintree.
Braintree is part of Braintree District Council.
Braintree has a Cineworld at Freeport Leisure.