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Braintree & Bocking Public Gardens

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Walk in the park

I always find this lovely park a refreshing and peaceful place to take a little stroll or eat your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Braintree, United Kingdom
via mobile

This is a beautiful garden to visit anytime of year. You can experience the smell of beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Braintree, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“lovely pond”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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43 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, England
+44 1376 321147
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always find this lovely park a refreshing and peaceful place to take a little stroll or eat your lunch or just sit and reflect on things. It has some very old trees and interesting plants and is kept very good. It's so nice to...More

Thank Braintree49
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful garden to visit anytime of year. You can experience the smell of beautiful flowers. See Lillie's open in summer on the pond. Watch the squirrels run up the trees or bury their food. Walk through wooded glades. There is a small...More

Thank poole533
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens. 10 minutes walk from the town centre. Most of the trees are labelled. Peaceful. You can take a circular route, either clockwise or anti. There is a pond towards the bottom end. There is a café near the entrance

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Came for the car show of all the old classic cars . What a wonderful display which was highly enjoyed by myself and three friends . It was certainly worth coming too

Thank raymondos6os
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Attended a Music festival and a classic car show here lovely surrounding great venue. Park was very tidy.

Thank craigzx9
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very nice place for a walk around or just to sit and watch the world go bye.well maintained, sometimes the bottom end looks a bit scruffy, but the last couple of times have an a lot better. Tea room is good

Thank DaveRef
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lovely peaceful place to walk around and feel safe.gardens looking lovely and the trees are well cared for. I would like to see more of the trees and shrubs labelled to enable identification.

Thank martinsA2462KF
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens and park for children. Some lovely plants and trees and a nice pond area. Nice space and play area for kids. It's not obvious that this place is there. There's a cafe as well with garden. Note: Dogs aren't allowed.

Thank Ferg28
Reviewed 26 July 2018

this area in Braintree is a very pleasant place to bring the children, chill out in your lunch break and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. you can forget you are in town.

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 9 July 2018

the public gardens is a real oassis of calm in the heart of the town. there is a childrens area and a good cafe. but the best part is the lovely pond with the water lillies. there are a great deal of plants and birds...More

Thank lyndaruths
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Jackie C
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Parking on street outside up to 1 hour free Opposit Masons have a car park 2 mins walk Weekends council offices next door can be used