Along with Braintree and Halstead, it was the scene of the original establishment of the Courtauld business.
St. Mary`s Church, in the separate settlement of Bocking Churchstreet, is mainly 15th century.
The attractive 17th century post mill has been restored.
Bradford Street, leading gently up into Braintree, is one of the finest streets in England.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Bocking for groups.