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National Rail | station code BTR

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Braintree is busy town with a popular Street Market every Wednesday and Saturday stretching along the Market Place and High Street. Flitch Way is a walking and cycling path along the former railway line to Bishop's Stortford. The modern Bus Station known as Braintree Bus Interchange is ¼ mile from the railway station. Note that the station immediately before Braintree is called Braintree Freeport, this serves Braintree Village outlet shopping centre (originally called Braintree Freeport) on the edge of the town.

Braintree District Museum ¼ mile

Housed in a former school building, the Museum covers the history of Braintree and its surrounding areas. Topics include archaeology, ceramics, textiles, Crittall Windows which were manufactured nearby and notable personalities such as John Ray, known as the 'father of natural history'. Victorian schoolroom.
Open TWThFS 1000-1600.

Braintree map