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Braintree attractions celebrate Heritage Open Days

01 Sep Braintree attractions celebrate Heritage Open Days

Tourist attractions across the Braintree District will be opening their doors to celebrate Heritage Open Days between 8 and 17 September.

To mark the event, Braintree Museum will be offering free entry on Saturdays 9 and 16 September. The Warner Textile Archive will be offering free mini tours on 15 and 16 September that can be booked via

Bocking Windmill will be hosting an open day on Sunday 10 September between 11am and 3pm for their Heritage Open Day.

Other locations within the district holding events include Panfield Church, St Mary’s Church in Bocking, Silver End Garden Village and Heritage Centre, Dick Nunn’s Smithy in Coggeshall, Colne Valley Postal History Museum and Earls Colne Quaker Meeting House.

Councillor Mary Cunningham, Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities, said:

“Heritage Open Days are a chance to celebrate our fantastic history and culture and explore historic and interesting locations in the district for free! Whether you’re a local or visiting the district, it’s an excellent opportunity to be a tourist and learn more about the Braintree District.”