Braintree FAQs

How long does it take to get to London from Braintree?

By car it takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes, whilst by train it takes around an hour to get from Braintree to London.

What train line is available in Braintree?

Braintree is served by Greater Anglia Rail.

What are the nearest airports to Braintree?

London Stansted is located just 13.6miles from Braintree and London Southend is 22.1 miles away.

What is parking like in Braintree?

There are a number of parking facilities in Braintree, a full list of the can be found on Braintree District Council’s Website.

What shopping centres are available in Braintree?

There are two shopping centres, located In Braintree. These are the George Yard Shopping Centre and Freeport Braintree.

Does Braintree have a high street?

Yes, Braintree does have a high street with an assortment of shops.

What primary schools are in Braintree?

Beckers Green Primary School, Lyon Hall Primary School and Notley Green Primary school are all in Braintree.

What secondary schools are in Braintree?

The secondary schools in Braintree are; Alec Hunter Academy, Tabor Academy and Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.

What is the nearest University to Braintree?

The closest University to Braintree is the Anglia Ruskin University in Colchester.

Are there parks in Braintree?

There are a number of parks, including Great Notley Country Park, Marshalls Park and Braintree & Bocking Public Gardens.

Where is best to walk dogs in Braintree?

Great Notely Country Park is a great place to walk dogs.

How old is Braintree?

Braintree dates back over 4,000 years.

Which famous people came from Braintree?

The Prodigy, Olly Murs, Louie Spence and Katherine Parnell all either attended school or lived in Braintree.

Where is good to eat 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.

Where is Braintree located?

Braintree is a town north of Colchester.

What’s the nearest hospital to Braintree?

Braintree Community Hospital is the nearest hospital to Braintree.

Which council is Braintree in?

Braintree is part of Braintree District Council.

Which cinemas are in Braintree?

Braintree has a Cineworld at Freeport Leisure.

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