This unique and charming centre can be found in the Essex countryside just off the A120 near to Braintree. It is still a working  farm however, the old farmyard buildings that housed the farm animals have now been converted into rustic shops that sell everything from handmade Jewellery, soaps & vintage themed gifts, knitwear, stunning and original New Age items and original artwork to home accessories, kids clothing, faux flowers and floristry supplies, bikes and material. There is a unique shop selling designer dollshouses, a world class guitar shop, and even somewhere to be pampered and massaged. With a beautiful  barn converted into a restaurant  open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch, Cream Teas, Dinner and Takeaway Fish & Chips!.  Every year there is a fantastic Green Maze grown from maize! They also have Minigolf a childrens play area and a picnic area. Blake House Craft Centre hold various annual events such as The Easter Fair, The Tractor Event where everyone can look at and climb on the huge tractors and farm machines, Lawnmower Racing,  The Frock Swap, The Christmas Event with Fireworks and late night shopping and many ,many more. With free parking and no entrance fee to the craft centre it itruly s an excellent place to take the whole family for a fun and inexpensive day out.