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Historic 'maze' an interesting diversion for youngsters

Although not a maze in the usual sense this is a historic example of which only 8 remain in the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Sawston, United Kingdom
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This is a great maze to walk around on hot days and evening and to challenge yourself to do the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Adjacent to Chaters Hill, Saffron Walden, England
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Reviewed 20 October 2011

The history, architecture and eating-places in the town, which is of manageable size for walking.

3  Thank Jayde30
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

I know this peice of history and would honestly say it is just a lump of earth an grass with patterns in it making it a maze......... As you can see where your going doesnt this sort of ruin the idea of a maze.I dont...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Although not a maze in the usual sense this is a historic example of which only 8 remain in the country. There are no choices of do I turn this way or that but an almost one mile long convoluted brick path set into the...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great maze to walk around on hot days and evening and to challenge yourself to do the maze tricks. I like to walk in here on hot evenings.

Thank Tommiddle
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Easy to find, even for a foreigner. The commons has a great car park and a nice spot to get a bit of fresh air with all the locals out for a walk with the dog. This is really a gem of a labyrinth, can't...More

Thank Garry K
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is such a fun thing. Easy to miss on the Saffron Walden common. Lovely to compete with friends, children and family to see who gets to the middle first.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great for tiring out children. Running or walking it is a great way to exercise. It is one This is a great way to tire out children, lets them use up a lot of energy running round.

Thank Prue50
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Another maze. This one is set in the grass - it has a small brick pathway set into the grass for the youngsters to follow round! And you can't even lose them! Great idea, take a picnic and enjoy!

Thank IanJulie2013
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great dad on common' 8 day weekend fun ...then a run around maze fab afternoon...not much else to do on common ..so i would visit museum too only a 5 minute walk away too...pretty little town

Thank Francis T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Would be great for families with children as they would have great fun walking the maze. Very interesting and very well kept.

Thank Aitch865
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A fun activity when visiting Saffron Walden common. The children's park is nearby too. Make sure you read the plaque at the start of the maze to discover its amazing history. A good way to tire out the kids while you watch!

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly we couldn't find the maze and then when we did we nearly walked past it. Being at ground level it is not easily identified from a distance. Interesting history.

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