The town of Brentwood, situated to the east of London, is easily accessible by train from all corners of the UK. The station is on the Main Line out of London and the direct journey from London to Brentwood using Greater Anglia Trains takes around half an hour. Trains on this service run several times an hour throughout the day, at the weekend as while during the week. There are also plenty of services from northern regions of the UK to Brentwood. From Manchester, the journey with Virgin trains takes just over 3 hours and tends to require changes in London. Trains from Wales are provided by Great Western, and from Cardiff to Brentwood the journey takes around 4 hours, also with a couple of changes.
The ancient town of Brentwood, founded in the 12th century, has numerous historic and listed buildings such as the Thomas Becket Church and the William Hunter monument. Brentwood is also surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland in which you can really explore the rural side of Essex. The town boasts a good range of high street shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as an array of glamorous clubs, the most notable being Sugar Hut Village.