Cressing Temple Barns closure and restricted access days

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Essential repairs

We're carrying out essential repairs to our entrance road between 18 and 28 March. So there may be delays when entering and exiting the road.

The site will be closed to all visitors on 21 and 22 March. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to welcoming you back on 23 March.

Future closures

  • 25 July - private function (limited access)
  • 8 August - private function
  • 12 September - private function
  • 14 September - private function (limited access)
  • 23 September - private function

For private functions, the site will be closed to the public in its entirety. However the Tiptree Tea Room will remain open unless otherwise stated.

Event days

On event days there may be admission fees (it’s usually free):

  • 13 and 14 July - Food and Drink Show
  • 20 July - Space Day
  • 21 July - Stance Fever Car Show
  • 21 August - Secret Garden Theatre production
  • 24 August - The Favourite Cinema
  • 31 August and 1 September - Medieval Fayre
  • 15 September - Folk Festival
  • 28 and 29 September - Oakleigh Autumn Fayre
  • 6 October - Wedding Open Day
  • 26 October to 1 November - Spooky Fun
  • 9 and 10 November - Oakleigh Christmas Fayre

Tiptree Tea Rooms remain open and free to enter. In the days leading up to events, there may be heavy vehicles moving around the site and large structures erected. For health and safety purposes, it may be necessary to close the grounds to the public.