Halstead Public Gardens, situated south of the river, contains a range of floral displays, trees and a bandstand. In the summer season there are concerts which range from traditional Victorian brass bands to modern pop music and jazz. If you want to take advantage of the beautiful scenery which surrounds Halstead, then take a river walk through the town or stroll through Broaks Wood, a popular area for dog walkers and ramblers alike.
Greenbanks is well connected too, located just off the A131 with quick and easy connections to the A120, A12 and national motorway network beyond. Stansted Airport is just over 20 miles away. Braintree or Braintree Freeport rail stations are approximately 5 miles away allowing connections to London Liverpool Street in under one hour.