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THINGS TO DO 
in Brentwood

In addition to your visit to The Rose & Crown, we wanted to tell you about some local attractions and historical sites you may wish to see. 

Parks

Thorndon County Park

 Combine the array of wildlife with beautiful woodlands, fishing and the Gruffalo Trail and you'll get Thorndon County Parks, the nature lover's dream. 

Weald County Park

Enjoy sensational views of over 520 acres of wildflower meadows, woodland and open grassland as you explore Weald County Park, known for its deer park and Stick Man trail. 

King George's Playing Fields

A centrally located park with several facilities, including a children's play area, unique sensory garden and formal gardens. 

Brentwood Essex Weald Country Park avenue of Horse Chestnut trees autumn colours walkers w
Interior of a beautiful gothic Wells Cathedral with pointed arches

Historic sites

The Secret Nuclear Bunker

The Southeast's deepest and biggest cold war bunker.  

St Thomas Chapel

From Brentwood high-street you'll see the ruins of St Thomas' Chapel, designed by E.C. Lee and built in 1883.

Brentwood Museum

Discover this hidden gem, showcasing hundreds of years of cultural and human history, focussed on Brentwood. 

The Cathedral of St Mary and St Helen

A Roman Catholic cathedral that began in 1861 as a gothic-style parish church. Learn how this has expanded into the beautiful building you see today.  

Local activities

Nuclear Races

Fun for all the family, choose from the Big Essex Mud Run, an obstacle course for those who don't mind getting muddy, the BIG 5K Obstacle Run, designed for adults and teens who crave a challenge or the BIG Forest Run, a fantastic woodland run for those aged 6-12, with parents alongside. 

The Brentwood Centre 

With a recently refurbished gym, swimming pools and fitness studios, the Brentwood Centre offers fantastic facilities for sports and leisure. 

gym weights
Football goals with grass

Local sports

The Brentwood Football Club  

Watch Brentwood Town FC for a great family day out! 

Great Danes Youth Football Club

Coaching and league football for girls, boys, men and women and groups under 7 to adults for 5-a-side, mini-soccer, 9 and 11-a side football. 

Brentwood Youth FC

A FA Charter Standard youth football club formed in 2016 with over 400 playing members. 

The Old Brentwoods Club

A popular sports club with over 700 members and a clubhouse with over 20 acres of sports grounds. 

Brentwood Rugby Club

Directly above shot of couple eating meze at Lebanese restaurant

There's more to Brentwood than meets the eye. Plan your visit today.

Open every day

Monday - Thursday : 11:00 - 23:00

Friday & Saturday : 11:00 - 00:00
Sunday : 11:00 - 22:00

Food Times

Monday - Saturday : 12:00 - 21:00
Sunday : 12:00 - 18:00

(LAST FOOD  ORDERS MON- SAT 9PM – SUNDAY 6PM)

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