Blake House Craft Centre | Day Out With The Kids

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Blake House Craft Centre

  • Braintree
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Arts and Crafts, Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

There's plenty to do at Blake House Craft Centre starting with an excellent 9 hole miniature golf course with kid friendly features including fun ramps, cool bridges, cute windmills and intriguing wells, great for all ages and abilities… if they've got the patience!

Throughout the summer their other main draw is 10 acres of maize field with a cool maze cut into it: finally, an excuse to tell the kids to get lost! For a while, anyway.

The big outside jungle gym features assault course style equipment suitable for 4 to 12 year olds, requiring balance and strength skills to negotiate, so be prepared to lend a hand where required!

Plus the keen hobbyist can browse their great range of specialist arts and crafts shops, and there are a range of workshops and classes running weekly which include quilting, jewellery and beading and art classes.

And all year round you can catch seasonal activity days and locally significant events, including annual fun like the Halloween Pumpkin Hunt!

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday from 10:00

21st July - 9th September
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:00


General Admission
Play Area: Free
Minigolf from £2.50
Maze from £4.00

Travel & Contact Information


Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA, England

Phone number

01376 553146



Click here to visit Blake House Craft Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Blake House Craft Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Blake House Craft Centre is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Blake House Craft Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Blake House Craft Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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