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Braintree & Bocking Public Gardens,
43 Bocking End,
CM7 9AE.

Tel: 01376 773066

Open 9:00 to 4:00pm – January, February.
Open 9:00 to 6:00pm – March.
Open 9:00 to 7:00pm – April.
Open 9:00 to 8:00pm – May, June, July, August.
Open 9:00 to 7:00pm – September.
Open 9:00 to 6:00pm – October.
Open 9:00 to 4:00pm – November December.

No dogs allowed in the gardens.
No alcohol to be consumed in the gardens.
No riding of cycles in 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 The White Hart down to Bocking).

You can park for 2 hours Monday to Saturday at no charge in St. Peter’s Road (St. Peters Road is the turning off of Bocking End by the entrance to the gardens).

There is a Pay and Display Car Park at Howard Hall (The entrance to Howard Hall is opposite the War Memorial on Bocking End).

There is a Pay and Display Car Park at George Yard multi-Story Car park in the town centre – 10 minutes walk from the Gardens.

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By becoming a friend, supporter of the Gardens you can help keep this public space free for the community to enjoy. You can pay monthly, or yearly 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 an UK Taxpayer, you can also agree for the Supporter of the Gardens to claim gift aid on your subscription or donation,