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It's easy to reach Great Notley Discovery Centre by train. The nearest station to Great Notley Discovery Centre is Braintree, which is served by Greater Anglia services throughout the day. The Discovery Centre is around 50 minutes away from the station on foot. If you don't fancy that, you can catch the 42B or 70 buses from the nearby Bus Park to White Court, completing the rest of the journey on foot.

Escape to Great Notley Discovery Centre to enjoy 100 acres of unspoilt parkland. Walk or hike your way around the park, and make sure you find a shaded spot to enjoy a picnic!

Visit the Great Notley Discovery Centre website for information on opening times and facilities.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 19:10
Saturday 05:45 - 13:05
Sunday 07:45 - 15:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

Customer Service notes

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces26
Carpark charges
Annual£722.63
Daily£3.70
Monthly£71.80
Off-peak£2.70
Weekly£18.70
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces52
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Within station, forecourt and car park
Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="32 sheffield stand spaces"></span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

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Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Departures and arrivals from Braintree

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:401On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia07:261On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia08:121On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia09:001On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia10:001On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia07:191On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia08:041On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia08:511On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia09:511On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia10:501On time
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