Welcome to Braintree Village, where shopping is just the beginning of your adventure! Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of our picturesque location and uncover hidden delights and natural beauty at every turn.
If you haven't experienced the magic of Braintree Village yet, you've been missing out! Our picturesque shopping centre is easily accessible from both Chelmsford and Colchester and offers a serene shopping experience away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
At Braintree Village, we invite you to embark on a retail adventure and explore the remarkable experiences waiting to be discovered in our surrounding area. We are also proud to be a dog-friendly destination, where well-behaved four-legged companions are welcome in most stores.
With over 75 stores and 90 renowned brands to explore, Braintree Village provides a shopping experience like no other. Enjoy up to 60% off the recommended retail prices every day, allowing you to shop to your heart's content.
Take your time; there's no need to rush. As you peruse the stores, make sure to pause and treat yourself to a coffee, or perhaps a refreshing cup of iced tea. And when hunger strikes, indulge in a delightful assortment of snacks, including fresh churros, stone-baked pizzas, cakes, waffles, sandwiches, and so much more. The options are endless.
No need to worry about preparing lunch or dinner during your visit. At Braintree Village, we offer a fantastic selection of cafes and restaurants where you can treat yourself to a sumptuous and relaxing meal.
Browse our list of food and drink options to discover the perfect culinary experience.
Braintree Village warmly welcomes all guests. With all stores located on ground level, easy access is provided for those with mobility challenges.
Our Guest Services team is dedicated to supporting individuals with hidden disabilities, ensuring a comfortable experience for everyone.
For more information, check out our disabled and accessible Information page.
If you’re catching a flight from Stanstead Airport and need to grab a few last-minute holiday essentials, we’re the perfect pitstop! Less than a 30-minute drive away, and with a vast range of brands, whether it’s a new bikini, sunglasses or comfortable walking shoes you’re after, we’ve got it covered. We even have Samsonite luggage!
Plus, if you need to kill time ahead of your departure, we’ve got some amazing eateries to keep you busy, too – much more appealing than airport food!
Whether you're local or a new visitor to Essex, Braintree Village serves as an ideal base to explore the county’s treasures. Positioned halfway between Chelmsford and Colchester, we have so many exciting attractions on our doorstep. Here are a few of our favourites: