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National Rail | station code BLB

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Battlesbridge has a large Antiques Centre ½ mile from the station, it has a large number of dealers in a variety of old buildings including a large granary beside the River Crouch.

Hyde Hall RHS Garden by bus

Gardens of the Royal Horticultural Society with a variety of traditional and modern styles. Highlights include the Dry Garden with drought resistant plants and the Hilltop Garden with roses and herbaceous borders. Children's play area. Café and picnic areas.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (closes 1630 Nov-Feb).
Bus 3 from the Hawk Inn to opposite the pedestrian entrance, shortly after Rettenden. 8 minutes journey, M-S infrequent but suitable for visiting. For bus times see Traveline. Buses also operate from Chelmsford and Rayleigh.
Hyde Hall Garden is 2¾ miles walk from South Woodham Ferrers station.

Battlesbridge map