Motorcycle Museum

This little museum evokes an ambience of motor cycling through the ages with assorted memorabilia scattered between the classic and vintage motorcycles. 

The museum is open most Sundays between 11am - 4pm and at other times by appointment.

Telephone 01268 561700 for details

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Motorcycle Museum

The Penny Arcade Museum

The Bridgebarn is home to this small 'Penny Arcade' with a roundabout, fortune-teller and 'What the Butler Saw' among others.

All the machines are working and use the original Old Pennies which are available at the front desk. 

Telephone 01268 763500 for details

The Penny Arcade Museum

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre is a member of Visitessex.  Visit for a comprehensive listing of places of interest and accommodation in the Essex region.

Essex has a wide and diverse range of visitor attractions and places of interest for you to enjoy, coupled with fantastic accommodation for those of you who are anticipating a longer stay.

If you're taking a short break and it's indulgence you want, then try one of our luxury hotels with on-site leisure facilities, or treat yourself to good value accommodation in our vast array of B & B's or self catering accommodation.  Families can also enjoy our many camping sites.

Baddow Antiques Centre

The Bringy
Church Street
Great Baddow
Chelmsford CM2 7JW

Phone: 01245 476159

20 dealers offer a wide selection of antiques - furniture, silver, porcelain, glass, paintings and collectable's.  300 Victorian brass and iron bedsteads on show.  Restoration services available. 

Only two minutes from the A12/A130 interchange.  Easily accessible from town centre. 

For more details visit

Barleylands Farm

Opening Times
The following are open all year round.  Before embarking on your journey, please contact the individual businesses regarding their specific opening times.

Craft Village, closed Mondays (01268 290226)
The Hive Restaurant (01268 525727)
Farm Shop (01268 288886)

Farmers Market (01268 290229)
Magic Mushroom Restaurant (01268 289963)

The Farm Centre
Is open every day, all year round, including Bank Holidays between 10.00am and 5.00pm (March to October) and 10.00am and 4.00pm (November to February) Closed 24th, 25th, 26th December.  For more details contact Nicola Roberts Tel: 01268 290229/ Fax: 01268 290222

Coach and car parking is free, with designated disabled parking spaces.

No dogs (except Guide Dogs) are allowed in the Craft Village and Farm Centre. 

The Hive Restaurant
The Hive Restaurant is dedicated to serving fresh food from locally sourced produce whether it be breakfast, tea and cakes or a wholesome lunch.  The Hive has an intimate feel but can also cater for larger groups. 

Find Us At
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex.  CM11 2UD

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at

The Royal Horticultural Society Hyde Hall

RHS Garden Hyde Hall
Essex CM3 8ET

Phone 01245 400256

Created over a 30 year period by Dr and Mrs Robinson, the garden at Hyde Hall is a remarkable achievement.

Hyde Hall is planted for year round interest, with a wide range of garden styles and plants represented. 

For a full programme of events go to

Open everyday 10am to 6pm,
October onwards 10am until dusk.