Welcome to the
Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens.

The Gardens have been here since 1888 for the people of Braintree to enjoy – If you have never visited them please come and enjoy this wonderful peaceful part of Braintree

Thank you

News & Updates

Events for 2022

Events for 2022

The dates for the events below are yet to be finalised however we will update when they become...

Supporter of the gardens

From £5 a month/£60  for a years subscription to become a supporter of the gardens and your main benefit will be the knowledge you are helping to keep these beautiful gardens, not only going but improving from year to year. If you are a UK Taxpayer, you can also agree for the . . more

Visiting the gardens

You can park for 1 hour Monday to Saturday at no charge in Bocking End – opposite the Gardens. Parking is limited (Bocking End runs from Argos down to Bocking).

You can park for 2 hours Monday to Saturday at no charge in St. . . more

A virtual visit to the gardens

Let us whet your appetite. Here you can view the beautiful gardens during Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. You can also take a virtual tour of the gardens that takes you above, around and through without leaving your seat.  . . . more

Did you know?

You may be surprised to learn that the Gardens are in fact not owned or funded by Braintree District Council.

The Gardens are kept open for the benefit of you, your family and the Braintree public by the Braintree & Bocking Public Gardens Trust (BBPGT) – a registered charity totally dependent upon financial donations from the general public and local business community to maintain and develop the gardens.