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image for Craft Centre item typeCraft Centre at Barleylands

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  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Craft Centre


Join workshops and classes

Join workshops and classes

Join workshops and classes

Special Offers

  • Offer: One child goes free with every full paying adult.

    Additional T & Cs:

    • This offer is not valid with adult tickets purchased online, annual passes or party bookings. Maximum of one free child entry per transaction.
    • This offer is not applicable on special event days.
    Dates valid:
    • Fri 1 Jan - Sat 31 Dec 2016
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01268 532253


Barleylands Road,
CM11 2UD


Barleylands Craft Village is home to over 60 galleries, shops, studios and workshops and offers a unique shopping experience. Browse for bespoke personalised pieces, source perfect gifts, see crafters in action or even learn a new skill or brush up on an old one. It’s open Tuesday to Sunday and entry to the Craft Village is free.

Feeling hungry? Let La Bottega Village Caffè in the Craft Village tempt you with a range of delicious meals and tasty treats including handmade gelato! The cafe is open daily and is a great place to get together with family and friends. Or for fine dining make a reservation at The Magic Mushroom.

The Craft Village is also home to Barleylands Farmers Market, held on the second and last Saturday of the month. It’s a great opportunity to buy the freshest produce and local goods at affordable prices.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


Free Entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 24 - Fri 28 Oct PumpkinFest!
Fri 28 - Sat 29 Oct Spooky Nights
Thu 1 - Fri 23 Dec Festive Farm Park



Plan route to Barleylands using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 694920  Lat: 51.60140 Long: 0.44523

By Road:
From M25/A127. Exit J29 onto A127 (Southend bound). Exit at A176 junction for Basildon/Billericay. At roundabout take 3rd exit on to South Wash Road following the brown tourism info signs for Barleylands Farm Museum. At the second roundabout turn left in to Barleylands Road. Our large car park is on the Right Hand Side.
Follow Brown Signs from A127 and A12

By Public Transport:
The nearest Train Station is Billericay Station. From here you can take the number 100 bus to Barleylands.
The number 100 bus stops at Barleylands Craft and Farm Centre, the buses run every 20mins.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Billericay station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • not allowed in farm park due to the animals on sit

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu