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Braxted Park

Queen Anne country house set in a landscaped 2,000 acre park, owned by Eudo Dapifer at the time of the Domesday Book.

Witham, Essex, CM8 3EN

Braxted Park

Experience this house

Tours

Accessibility

The paths are gravel, therefore not ideal for wheelchairs.

Mid-eighteenth-century red-brick house with earlier features built by Sir Robert Taylor for the cloth merchant, Peter DuCane who lived here from 1751 to 1803. A brick wall of four and a half miles surrounds 500 acres of parkland, lakes, the parish church and hermitage. Home of the Clark family since 1947.

The tour includes the house, the estate grounds and hermitage but not the church.

Tours that are scheduled will be listed below. If none are scheduled yet, please check back later, or find other tours you might enjoy on our tours listing page here.

Opening Times

Open for Invitation to View tours only. Not part of the free for members scheme.

Tickets

TOUR DURATION
1½ hours

TOUR PRICE
£18.00 per person.

REFRESHMENTS
Tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits

Accessibility

The paths are gravel, therefore not ideal for wheelchairs.

Getting here

Witham, Essex, CM8 3EN

Travelling from Witham on A12 – At Rivenhall End turn left, then turn right onto Henry Dixon Road, signedposted Silver End, Rivenhall.  Continue forward onto Braxted Park Road.  Turn left onto The Avenue

Travelling south on A12 from Colchester. At Rivenhall End branch left, then turn right onto Braxted Park Road, signposted Great Braxted.  Turn left onto The Avenue.

Travellling south on B1022 from Tiptree, turn right onto Braxted Park Road after Tiptree Heath continue forward. Turn right onto The Avenue.

Travelling North on B1022 from Heybridge, just after North Great Totham, turn left onto Braxted Lane, signposted Great Braxted.  Turn left onto Tiptree Road.  Turn right onto Bung Row.  Turn right onto Sextons Lane.  Turn left onto Braxted Park Road.  Turn right onto The Avenue.

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Braxted Park historic house in Essex
Braxted Park lake with daffodils
Braxted Park lake view