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    Things To Do & Days Out In Braintree

    1. Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

      Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

      Braintree

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 0.2 miles from Braintree
    2. Partyman World Braintree

      Partyman World Braintree

      Braintree

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 1.1 mile from Braintree
    3. Crazy Kids Adventure Play

      Crazy Kids Adventure Play

      Braintree

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 1.4 miles from Braintree
    4. Namco Funscape Braintree

      Namco Funscape Braintree

      Braintree

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor 1.4 miles from Braintree
    5. Braintree Swimming Centre

      Braintree Swimming Centre

      Braintree

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.5 miles from Braintree
    6. Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

      Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

      Braintree

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.7 miles from Braintree
    7. Gosfield Lake Resort

      Gosfield Lake Resort

      Halstead

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.6 miles from Braintree
    8. The Cressing Temple Barns

      The Cressing Temple Barns

      Braintree

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 4.7 miles from Braintree
    9. Boydells Dairy Farm

      Boydells Dairy Farm

      Braintree

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.5 miles from Braintree
    10. Blake House Craft Centre

      Blake House Craft Centre

      Braintree

      Arts and Crafts Arts and Crafts

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5.6 miles from Braintree
    11. Essex Pottery Studio

      Essex Pottery Studio

      Halstead

      Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.2 miles from Braintree
    12. Hedingham Castle

      Hedingham Castle

      Castle Hedingham

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 8.6 miles from Braintree
    13. Colne Valley Railway

      Colne Valley Railway

      Castle Hedingham

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 8.3 miles from Braintree
    14. Chelmer Cruises

      Chelmer Cruises

      Chelmsford

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 8.9 miles from Braintree
    15. Coggeshall Grange Barn

      Coggeshall Grange Barn

      Coggeshall

      Arts and Crafts Arts and Crafts

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor 9.2 miles from Braintree
    16. Brook End Gardens

      Brook End Gardens

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.0 miles from Braintree
    17. Essex Police Museum

      Essex Police Museum

      Chelmsford

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 10.6 miles from Braintree
    18. Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre

      Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre

      Chelmsford

      Ice Skating and Rollerskating Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 11.2 miles from Braintree
    19. The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail A must do

      The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail

      Chelmsford

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor 11.2 miles from Braintree
    20. Rockys Fun House Chelmsford

      Rockys Fun House Chelmsford

      Chelmsford

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 11.5 miles from Braintree
    21. Baddow Hall Park

      Baddow Hall Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 11.7 miles from Braintree
    22. Admirals Park

      Admirals Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 11.7 miles from Braintree
    23. RHS Hyde Hall Top pick

      RHS Hyde Hall

      Chelmsford

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 14.5 miles from Braintree
    24. West Park Pitch Putt and Crazy Golf

      West Park Pitch Putt and Crazy Golf

      Chelmsford

      Crazy Golf Crazy Golf

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 12.1 miles from Braintree
    25. Chelmsford Museum

      Chelmsford Museum

      Chelmsford

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.5 miles from Braintree
    26. Wacky Warehouse Queen B

      Wacky Warehouse Queen B

      Chelmsford

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 12.2 miles from Braintree
    27. White Elm Petting Farm

      White Elm Petting Farm

      Bicknacre

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor, Indoor 12.9 miles from Braintree
    28. Chelmer Park

      Chelmer Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 13.3 miles from Braintree
    29. Ceramics on the Hop

      Ceramics on the Hop

      Writtle

      Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 13.4 miles from Braintree
    30. Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

      Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

      Maldon

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 13.5 miles from Braintree
    31. Clare Castle Country Park

      Clare Castle Country Park

      Sudbury

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 14.0 miles from Braintree
    32. East Anglian Railway Museum

      East Anglian Railway Museum

      Colchester

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 14.6 miles from Braintree
    33. Hylands House and Park

      Hylands House and Park

      Chelmsford

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 14.1 miles from Braintree
    34. Madison Heights

      Madison Heights

      Maldon

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor 14.2 miles from Braintree
    35. Promenade Park

      Promenade Park

      Maldon

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 14.3 miles from Braintree
    36. Blackwater Leisure Centre

      Blackwater Leisure Centre

      Maldon

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 14.4 miles from Braintree
    37. Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights

      Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights

      Maldon

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 14.5 miles from Braintree
    38. Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park Discounted tickets

      Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

      South Woodham Ferrers

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor 17.3 miles from Braintree
    39. East Town Park Countryside Centre

      East Town Park Countryside Centre

      Haverhill

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 15.3 miles from Braintree
    40. Creepy Crawlies Play Centre

      Creepy Crawlies Play Centre

      Chelmsford

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 16.2 miles from Braintree
    41. Haverhill Leisure Centre

      Haverhill Leisure Centre

      Haverhill

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 16.2 miles from Braintree
    42. Long Melford Country Park

      Long Melford Country Park

      Long Melford

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 16.6 miles from Braintree
    43. Kingfisher Leisure Centre Sudbury

      Kingfisher Leisure Centre Sudbury

      Sudbury

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 16.6 miles from Braintree
    44. Cheeky Monkeez

      Cheeky Monkeez

      South Woodham Ferrers

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor 16.7 miles from Braintree
    45. Colchester Zoo

      Colchester Zoo

      Colchester

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 19.4 miles from Braintree
    46. Layer Marney Tower

      Layer Marney Tower

      Colchester

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 17.3 miles from Braintree
    47. Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

      Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

      Battlesbridge

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor, Outdoor 17.6 miles from Braintree
    48. Partyman World Basildon Online discount

      Partyman World Basildon

      Basildon

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 20.6 miles from Braintree
    49. 360 Play Basildon

      360 Play Basildon

      Basildon

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 21.3 miles from Braintree
    50. Kentwell Hall and Gardens

      Kentwell Hall and Gardens

      Long Melford

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 19.0 miles from Braintree
    51. Cammas Hall Farm

      Cammas Hall Farm

      Bishops Stortford

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor 20.1 miles from Braintree
    52. Barleylands Farm Park

      Barleylands Farm Park

      Billericay

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor 20.5 miles from Braintree
    53. Rockys Fun House Billericay

      Rockys Fun House Billericay

      Billericay

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 19.7 miles from Braintree
    54. Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

      Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

      Colchester

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 20.0 miles from Braintree
    55. Hockley Woods

      Hockley Woods

      Hockley

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 20.2 miles from Braintree
    56. Hatfield Forest

      Hatfield Forest

      Bishops Stortford

      National Parks National Parks

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor 21.2 miles from Braintree
    57. Monkey Bizzness

      Monkey Bizzness

      Hockley

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 20.2 miles from Braintree
    58. CJs Bowling

      CJs Bowling

      Hockley

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for all ages Indoor 20.3 miles from Braintree
    59. Rayleigh Windmill

      Rayleigh Windmill

      Rayleigh

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.4 miles from Braintree
    60. Jungle Adventure

      Jungle Adventure

      Colchester

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor 20.5 miles from Braintree

    Find Family Days Out In Braintree

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 530 fun things to do in Braintree for you and the family to discover, including lakes, stately homes and gardens and children's farms. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 352 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right day out in Braintree for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

    Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Braintree with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

    If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

    For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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