The Best Sightseeing Days Out In Braintree | Day Out With The Kids

Best Sightseeing Days Out In Braintree

  1. Vintage cars at The Cressing Temple Barns in Braintree

    The Cressing Temple Barns

    Braintree

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The Cressing Temple Barns is the largest of the Knights Templar's Essex based landholdings boasts the oldest known wooden structure in the world! So,...

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    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 3.6 miles from Braintree
  2. Two kids sat on a bench doing a treasure trail A must do

    The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail

    Chelmsford

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Salty seafarers, unite! The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail is calling out for seasoned explorers to get a whiff of the scent and uncover buried lo...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10.5 miles from Braintree
  3. Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

    Colne Valley Railway

    Castle Hedingham

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Bring your family to come and sample the vintage atmosphere and take a charming hour long ride on an award winning period country Colne Valley Railwa...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 8.2 miles from Braintree
  4. Lake at Hedingham Castle

    Hedingham Castle

    Castle Hedingham

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Hedingham Castle's Norman keep, 110 feet high, was built c.1140 by Aubrey de Vere and is still owned by one of his descendants, Jason Lindsay and his...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 8.2 miles from Braintree
  5. Canal boats at Chelmer Cruises in Chelmsford

    Chelmer Cruises

    Chelmsford

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Chelmer Cruises is a charming place that is also known as Paper Mill Lock Cruises and Victoria Cruises. Whatever you call it, it's got all the potent...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 8.8 miles from Braintree
  6. Thomas the Tank at East Anglian Railway Museum in Colchester

    East Anglian Railway Museum

    Colchester

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    East Anglian Railway Museum has a great collection of steam engines, carriages, and wagons to discover, plus a mini rail you can explore. There is pl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 9.4 miles from Braintree
  7. Entrance to Essex Police Museum in Chelmsford

    Essex Police Museum

    Chelmsford

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Essex Police Museum has a collection of objects, photographs and objects that tell the history of the force from 1840 until present day. You and the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 10.1 miles from Braintree
  8. Outside view of Layer Marney Tower in Colchester

    Layer Marney Tower

    Colchester

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    The view from the roof shows the church, outbuildings, play area, gardens, estate and wildlife walk. Layer Marney Tower is a great place to visit whe...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.1 miles from Braintree
  9. Outside view of Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Chelmsford Museum Set in a park with an adventure play area, the museum offers a nice variety of exhibits, from a fine collection of fossils, a livin...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 11.4 miles from Braintree
  10. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maldon

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Eye patch? Check! Parrot on shoulder? Check! You’re all ready for a jaunt on the Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail where cracking codes and solving clues wi...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 11.6 miles from Braintree
  11. Mushrooms at Hylands House and Park in Chelmsford

    Hylands House and Park

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Hylands House and Park has plenty for the family to enjoy, with 574 acres of parkland, including recreational ancient woodland, grassland, lakes, pon...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 12.6 miles from Braintree
  12. RHS Hyde Hall

    RHS Hyde Hall

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    RHS Garden Hyde Hall in rural Essex is a place where you can unwind in stunning natural surroundings while your kids run around, play and explore. To...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 14.4 miles from Braintree
  13. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail

    Colchester

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Crime is blighting the streets of Colchester and they’re calling out for answers! Can you crack The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail? A super spy is...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 14.7 miles from Braintree
  14. Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

    Natural History Museum Colchester

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    At Natural History Museum Colchester did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to live in thi...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 15 miles from Braintree
  15. Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 15 miles from Braintree
  16. Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    A rather highlight of the Hollytrees Museum is the little Hollytrees Museum! What a delight for any child to nose through a dolls house that's a thor...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 15.1 miles from Braintree
  17. Buildings at The House on the Hill Toy Museum in Stansted Mountfitchet

    The House on the Hill Toy Museum

    Stansted Mountfitchet

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The House on the Hill Toy Museum is the largest known privately owned toy museum in all of Europe with more than 80,000 fascinating items of mixed an...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 15.1 miles from Braintree
  18. Chickens at Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted Mountfitchet

    Mountfitchet Castle

    Stansted Mountfitchet

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Mountfitchet Castle is a fun and educational open-air museum where you and yours can travel back in time over 900 years and witness life in a cool me...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 15.2 miles from Braintree
  19. Outside view of Bourne Mill in Colchester

    Bourne Mill

    Colchester

    LandmarksLandmarks

    A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century. Bourne Mill is set in tranquil...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 15.4 miles from Braintree
  20. Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Saffron Walden Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Saffron Walden

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Have you ever wanted to be a secret agent? Now is you chance to see if you have what it takes to be the next James Bond! Take on the Saffron Walden S...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 16.7 miles from Braintree

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