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History and Geography
History and Geography including Industrial History - Why Braintree is here and how it has developed.
Position, elevation, roads, rivers, population, American Air Force Bases of WW2 and other connections with the USA etc.
New pictures of Braintree and Old Pictures of Braintree
Books about Braintree
John Ray (Botanist) born here .
Prodigy come from Braintree and surrounding areas.
Entertainment, Sports and Leisure in and around Braintree
|Things to do||Art galleries Museums Places to go (general) *Tourist Information Offices (In Essex)|
|Children's activities||*Party venues and adventure Play groups & pre-school Toy libraries Toy shops Zoos & farms|
|Pastimes||*Antiques Collecting *Arts & Crafts Dance schools Gardening Knitting *Languages Libraries Model shops Music schools|
|*Pets||*Aquaria & ponds *Pet boarding *Pet grooming *Pet shops & pet supplies *Dog training Stables *Vets|
|*Pubs||Listing as many local *Pubs and *Wine bars as we can find.|
|*Eating||*Cafes *Chinese Restaurants *Indian Restaurants *Traditional Restaurants *Pub Restaurants *Various other Restaurants *Takeaways *Health food shops Sandwiches Eating links|
|Entertainment||*Amusement arcades etc Cinemas Discos & night clubs Karaoke venues Live music Theatres Video libraries|
|*Organizing a function, wedding or party||*Balloons (decorative) *Bouncy castle hire *Bridal & formal wear & hire *Catering & cakes *Entertainers & agencies *Fancy dress *Karaoke providers *Kiss-o-grams *Limousine hire *Marquee hire *Mobile discos *Mobile Toilet Hire *Organizers & planners *Photographers *Venues|
|Sports||Bowls & Bowling Fishing Golf Skating Snooker Sports clubs & associations Sports grounds & stadia Sports & leisure centres Sporting links|
|Outdoor pursuits||Assorted pursuits *Ballooning Boating Corporate entertainment Flying Horse riding Karting Shooting Water sports|
|Sporting shops||Assorted sport shops Camping supplies Cycle shops Chandlers Fishing shops Gunsmiths Golf shops Saddlery shops Sail makers Trophies etc|
|*Health & beauty||*Acupuncturists *Beauty salons *Dieting & weight control *Health clubs, gyms & fitness *Saunas, solariums and tanning salons|
|Where to stay||Camp sites Caravan parks Guest houses Holiday accommodation Hostels Hotels|
|Getting there||Airports Buses Car rental (chauffeur driven) Car rental (self drive) Coach & minibus hire Coach tours Taxis & minicabs Trains|
|Shopping||Factory outlet shops & centres Shopping centres Gift shops Gifts (delivered)|
|Community||Clubs & associations Places of worship Religious organizations Youth & community groups|
|Events||What events are planned in Essex.|
|Emergencies||Electricity, Environmental agency, Floodline, Gas, Hospitals, Local police station, RSPCA, Water, etc.|
Map of Braintree town
Map of Braintree and surrounding area
Links - Other local sites
Braintree Chamber of Commerce
Braintree College - Guide
Braintree District Council site
Essex County Council site
Finchingfield - Pretty village 8 miles from Braintree
Links - Other sites abroad
Braintree Mass - USA - Cities Unlimited site
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