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Braintree is a quaint Essex town with a few interesting attractions for those who need to calm their nerves after the inevitable sensory overload of nearby London. The people of Braintree are friendly and gracious, and the overall attitude of this town renders even its most average pub or café atmospheric and memorable. Whether you stop there to shop, enjoy a pint or admire the architecture, you will not regret spending a little time in Braintree.

Braintree Attractions

  • Hatfield Forest
  • Kelvedon Hatch
  • Freeport Shopping Village of Braintree

Braintree Activities

  • See traditional tudor homes of the “Bocking End” neighbourhood
  • Shop the Wednesday and Saturday street markets in the town centre
  • Enjoy parades and shows during Braintree and Bocking Carnival (June)

Braintree Climate

Braintree's temperate climate brings warm summers and cold winters with 60 cm of rain and 47 cm of snow annually. Summer highs peak at 23°C and winter lows can drop to 3°C. Late summer and early fall have the rainiest months, while February and March are the driest. The humidity stays above 90 percent almost year round.

Getting There & Around

Braintree has a rail station and a small airport, and London, which has several more airports, is only 64 km away. The A120 and A131 motorways provide access to the city from nearby towns of Chelmsford and Colchester, and both of these towns offer bus routes to Braintree.

Braintree has a reliable and cheap public bus system, but you can easily walk to most attractions in town.

Hotels in Brain Tree

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From US$75

1 Holiday Inn Express BRAINTREE

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Panners Roundabout Notley Cross Map

Holiday Inn Express BRAINTREE is a modern hotel that offers great services and quality lodging. This property is an ideal destination for business and leisure travellers. The famous attraction of... More

2 White Hart - Braintree

3 stars
4.0 / 5

Bocking End Map

This 16th-century inn in Braintree town centre is 25 minutes from Stansted Airport. It offers free Wi-Fi, a free private car park and 2 characterful bars with log fires. All bedrooms have free... More

From US$142

3 Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

4 stars
4.5 / 5 31 reviews

Waltham Close,Stansted Airport Map

Save 30% On your Stay

The Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport is two minutes on foot to the main terminal via a covered walkway, very convenient for travelers arriving and departing from the airport. It has to be... More

Overall Excellent
I was here for one night while flying into Standsted on business. Check in was simple and quick. Check out even quicker. Staff were friendly. Excellent place to meet up with suppliers also, no...
2 May 2014
From US$82


3 stars
3.7 / 5 10 reviews

Thremhall Avenue,London Stansted Airport Map

Park & Fly- Includes up to 15 days of parking

The Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport offers convenient location and modern facilities to make your stay a pleasant and relaxing one. GeneralThe hotel offers parking (at cost) and six... More

They did not know that it was prepaid
The hotel did not know that it was prepaid rooms. I pointed this out but I had to pay.I got the original sum back later but I had paid approx 10 percent more in my valuta due to that the payment to...
7 Sep 2014
From US$169

5 BEST WESTERN Ivy Hill Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Writtle Road, Margaretting Map

BEST WESTERN Ivy Hill Hotel Chelmsford offers a great combination of ancient architectural beauty with modern convenience. Situated in a beautiful Victorian House, this property features superior... More

From US$101

6 BEST WESTERN Atlantic Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

New Street Map

Save 10% on your stay

Boasting a pleasant ambience and comfortable accommodation, this property is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel offers well-appointed meeting rooms for... More

From US$112

7 Hilton London Stansted Airport Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 17 reviews

Round Coppice Road Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 8 nights of parking

Assuring courteous service and quality amenities, the Hilton Stansted Airport Hotel London prides itself as an ideal location for business and leisure travellers. GeneralThis hotel offers 16... More

From US$116

8 Crowne Plaza Resort COLCHESTER - FIVE LAKES

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Colchester Road,Tolleshunt Knight Map

Crowne Plaza Resort COLCHESTER - FIVE LAKES near the coastal town of Maldon, Essex is the first Crowne Plaza Resort in the UK. Central London is easily accessible from London Stansted Airport with... More

Booked for my wife and daughter and they reported a fantastic hotel and staff very helpful but what a shame that when I arrived they appeared not to have taken any notice of what I had booked....
14 Feb 2014
From US$77

9 BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

London Road Map

Experience the comfortable accommodation blended with a warm hospitality and unsurpassed service at the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel Colchester. GeneralFor your business needs, the hotel offers 12... More

Good business & leisure Hotel
This Hotel gives good value for money. OK internet and large Parking space.
29 Sep 2014
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