Thaxted Tourist & Community Information Centre


7 Town Street
Phone: 01371 831675 (Note Parish Clerk phone number is 01371 831952)


Monday: 9am - 12.30 pm UDC and Library staff
Tuesday: 2 - 5 pm Library staff
Thursday: 2 - 5 pm Library staff
Friday: 9am - 4pm UDC, Library and Local volunteers
Saturday: 9.30 am - 4 pm Library staff and Local volunteers
Sunday: 1.30 pm - 4 pm Local volunteers from Easter to end of September only.

WI-FI is always available for your own devices.

Full Tourism and Residents Information is always available when open, usually staffed by local volunteers and knowledgeable library staff. At times when a member of the Essex Library Service is not present books can be returned and borrowed. Basic account services and library computers are also still available.

Groups are welcome to contact Mike to arrange guides for visits to Thaxted and our notable buildings. Telephone 01371 831675 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you need information or other tourism assistance outside these hours you are welcome to telephone us on 01371 831675 and leave a message.  Or you can try the Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre, which is staffed everyday except Sunday.

Phone: 01799 524002 Visit their website