Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens
Classic Car and Bike Show

An absolute must for all classic car and bike enthusiasts.

Classic Car Show!
Sunday 1st September 2024

The classic cars & bikes will be back!
An absolute ‘must’ for all classic car and bike enthusiasts.

• Amazing Classic Cars •
• Cafe •
• Ice Creams •
• Beer Tent •

on September 1st.
Start 10:00 a.m.
Gates close 16:00 p.m.

Entry is £5.00
cash or card on the gate.

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We advise that you may wish to check your route to the event.

The Gardens postcode is CM7 9AE, Bocking End, Braintree.

Vehicle entry to the Gardens is down St Peter’s Road.

Last entry for exhibitors to the gardens will be 9.30am.

Looking to exhibit? – The exhibitors form is available here.

Vintage Car Show

Events & Blogs

We hold regular events at the Gardens, from Classic Car Shows to Brass Band performances and Christmas events. Take a look at some of our past events and see what we have planned in the following months!



Anyone for Tennis? Well if you want to follow in the footsteps of Emma Raducanu why not have a practice on one of our two hard courts. They are available all year round and you can find out about booking a court by clicking here.


We have a wonderful independent Cafe within the gardens where you can sit in or relax in the gardens. Find out more and take a look at the cafe, their opening times  and their mouthwatering menu.

Play area


Do your children need to use up some of their excess energy! Well they can swing, jump, slide, climb to their hearts content on our garden’s play equipment and you’ll know they will be safe as the whole playground has a soft safety surface.

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