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Lovely day out

There was so much to do here than I expected. Face painting and crafts all undertaken by attentive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jomuckle66
via mobile
Short but sweet

I arrived early so parking wasnt an issue but car park is very limited otherwise depending how busy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marccap
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London, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 542134
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was so much to do here than I expected. Face painting and crafts all undertaken by attentive staff, story telling and song and a pay for the day bouncey castle. Nice shade to be found for a picnic. Railway and fairy walk are great....More

Thank jomuckle66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived early so parking wasnt an issue but car park is very limited otherwise depending how busy it gets. The actual place itself was alot smaller than I imagined but enough to keep you busy for a few hours such as face painting, train...More

Thank Marccap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great family day at Audley End. At £11 per person, it's good value for money as face painting, the train ride, fairy walk, storytelling, a show, crafts and garden games are all included in the ticket price. The train ride, in particular,...More

1  Thank sifeldman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see, to hold even small children's attention. Teddies & other toy animals round every corner on the miniature railway journey, stories about all the fairies in beautifully detailed settings, friendly welcoming staff - as grandparents we also enjoyed every minute! And compared...More

Thank BobblenoseWarwicks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for family visit. Very pleasant ride on the miniature railway and a wonderful walk thru the Fairy Trail, which the children absolutely adored. Nice picnic area and a thoroughly enjoyable day. Will visit again.

Thank patricia w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Audley End and we all had a fantastic day. It's well worth visiting for one of their special events (the summer festival runs throughout the school holiday I think) as there is so much on. In addition to the...More

Thank ijh21
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great fun for all the family with a gentle ride through the countryside of Essex. Real steam engines & Diesel too. And opposite is Audley End House so two trips in one.

Thank ifor g
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My grandson had his birthday party everyone enjoyed the grounds and the train fide and the bouncy castle. Weather was good too which made it so much better

Thank dibenjamin63
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great Day out with our year and half grandson. The train ride is fun both for kids of all ages including grandpa like me. great facility for a family day out. Picnic areas Coffee shops and Ice-crean shop. Small restaurant on site.

Thank talat1717
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was our first visit to this attraction and it was a lovely experience. It is average priced, (£9 per adult and child, infants free) but I do think it is a little cheeky that they then charge you to use the bouncy castle and...More

Thank 12345Arsenal
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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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