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Audley End Miniature Railway

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“bouncy castle”(69 reviews)
“teddy bears”(27 reviews)
“picnic area”(34 reviews)
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Due to reopen April 2017. The Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk is a enjoyable day out for the whole family, full of innocent fun and imagination based near Saffron Walden, Essex
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
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+44 1799 510726
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

5 stars for the summer event and I’ll be certainly going again. So much to do with a sing a long show, lovely crafts area, story telling sessions, games, bouncy castle, face painting. It was my favourite event I’d been to all summer with the...More

Thank Leanne N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had such a lovely time here in the summer but unfortunately the Christmas special was anything but. Totally overpriced with very little for the kids to do, the craft making was the kids putting a couple of (5 actually) felt things on a felt...More

1  Thank kathien130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Halloween special for the past 4 years. It is great fun but the entrance fee is now up to £12 for adults and children. The staff are wonderful and very helpful and enthusiastic. The decorations are amazing and the...More

1  Thank Happiness33794000160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my girls to the Halloween train, This is the 5th year we have come and it continues to get better and better. The woods and Halloween decorations were stunning and the witches den was spectacular this year. We really enjoyed the show and...More

Thank doonelambert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often go to Audley End Railway and have been quite a few times for Halloween. Usually it’s so much fun. This year was a huge disappointment. As soon as we arrived, it felt different. The train ride itself is always nice, but the stop...More

1  Thank Bagpusscat
AudleyEndMiniRail, Manager at Audley End Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bagpusscat, Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to our Halloween Event. I am very sorry to hear that you felt disappointed with this years event and witches show in the woods. I am sorry that you found it flat and dull,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Halloween and £40 for one adult and two children! At this price you don’t expect to pay extra for a bouncy castle. The face painting was amateur with my daughters spiders web looking like a train track. The crafts were limited to making...More

2  Thank reviewer99216
AudleyEndMiniRail, Manager at Audley End Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear reviewer99216, I am very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to our Halloween Event. The bouncy castles are run by an external gentleman who operates separately to us so unfortunately does charge on top of our entrance price. I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended few days ago for the Halloween special. Having been last year with our 3 year old for the fairies day, we were expecting another brilliant day, but just felt disappointed. Why there is no trail in the woods is beyond me. After you...More

1  Thank stujames84
AudleyEndMiniRail, Manager at Audley End Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear stujames84, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to our Halloween Event. I am sorry to hear that you felt disappointed with your visit. Unfortunately the Fairy Walk gets very wet and muddy in the winter months as we are located on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brill afternoon out here today, great spooky decorations and all the staff really go out their way to make it as fun as possible for the kiddies, Half hour train ride that goes pass all spooky decorations and a live show with the...More

2  Thank EssexGal89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For one week only Audley End Miniature Railway runs a spooooktacular event. Just been - witches and ghouls staff the entrance, the grounds are full of ghosts, skeletons and pumpkins, and half way round the train stops for some bickering witches to botch spells and...More

1  Thank RockyJohnnyB
Reviewed 11 October 2018

If you need to kill a couple of hours and amuse your children this ideal, the setting is gorgeous and the kids loved being on what they thought was a real train!

1  Thank careyholly65
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EssexHolidayers
19 August 2015|
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Response from AudleyEndMiniRail | Property representative |
Hi, The Fairy and Elf Walk could potentially take you up to an hour to complete. There are 23 individual Fairies and Elves to find along with other animals, gnomes, trolls etc. You also make a wand and visit the wishing tree... More
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Daniellesholiday
5 August 2015|
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Response from AudleyEndMiniRail | Property representative |
Hi There, Yes we have our main train and also have a model engineers train that is much small that runs on a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, this is £1.00 per person for 1 go.
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abigail_mummy82
14 June 2015|
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Response from AudleyEndMiniRail | Property representative |
Hi Abigail, we are open every weekend and everyday during the school holidays! :) Many thanks Audley End Miniature Railway
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