Browsing local eating and drinking within 10 miles of Alderford Watermill
Historically the most important - and dimensionally the largest - of the Knights Templar's Essex landholdings, Cressing Temple is a fascinating medieval moated farmstead boasting the oldest recorded timber-framed barn in the world.
Blake House Craft Centre, Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA, Tel: 01376 552553, www.timbersrestaurant.co.uk
Our licensed restaurant is housed in an 18th century listed corn barn. For coffee, lunchtime snack or a full restaurant meal, visit Timbers. Open 7 days a week and Weds - Sat evenings.