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Attractions in Saffron Walden

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Audley End House and Gardens
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Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF, Tel: 01799 522842, Email, www.english-heritage.org.uk/audleyend

Step back in time and see Victorian life come to life before your eyes at Audley End House and Gardens. You can experience what life was like at one of England’s grandest stately homes.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Audley End Miniature Railway

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB, Tel: 01799 541354/542134, Email, www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

The Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk is a family fun day out near Saffron Walden, Essex full of innocent fun and imagination

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  • Rail station: Audley End (1.3 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bridge End Gardens
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Bridge End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HR, Tel: 01799 524002, Email, www.visitsaffronwalden.gov.uk

Bridge End Garden was laid out by the Gibson family in the nineteenth century and is open to the public each day free of charge. Recently restored back to its former glory.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (2 miles)
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Finchingfield Guildhall

Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, CM7 4NN, Tel: 01371 811333, Email, www.finchingfieldguildhall.org.uk

Set in picturesque Finchingfield, the 15th century Guildhall is an historic venue with its own interactive museum and shop.

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  • Rail station: Braintree (9 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Great Dunmow Maltings

Mill Lane, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1BG, Tel: 01371 878979, Email, www.greatdunmowmaltings.co.uk

A unique surviving C16th Grade 2* listed timber framed building, fully restored retaining the original floor maltings infrastructure used between c1565 & 1948. Incorporates the Town Museum & modern conference facilities for 70 people.

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  • Rail station: Stansted Airport (8 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
IWM Duxford
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Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR, Tel: 01223 835 000, Email, www.iwm.org.uk/duxford

IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war, on people's lives and the history of our region.

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  • Rail station: Whittlesford Parkway (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Rear of Lord Butler Leisure Centre, Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3EG, Email, www.oneminetpark.co.uk

Premier, American built, concrete skate park with mini-park for beginners in landscaped field.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Saffron Hall

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH, Tel: 0845 548 7650, Email, www.saffronhall.com

Saffron Hall is an award-winning, 740 seat performance space within the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School. Saffron Hall hosts an annual season of concerts and events featuring local, national and international artists.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Saffron Screen

County High School, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH, Tel: 01799 500238, Email, www.saffronscreen.com

Saffron Screen is a not for profit independent cinema, screening a wide range of films, and streaming international cultural events, and seeking through film to entertain, educate, create a shared experience.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Saffron Walden Museum
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Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JL, Tel: 01799 510333, Email, saffronwaldenmuseum.org

Friendly, family-size museum. Exhibits include moccasins, mummy cases, woolly mammoths and Wallace the Lion! Meadow for picnics with castle ruins. Winner Best Museum of social history. Accessible for disabled visitors.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (3 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Mary the Virgin Church

c/o St Mary's Parish Office, Church Path, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JP, Tel: 01799 506024, Email, www.stmaryssaffronwalden.org

The largest parish church in Essex (56m in length and a 59m tower and spire), with parts dating from circa 1250.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (3 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Fry Public Art Gallery

19a Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BD, Tel: 01799 513779, www.fryartgallery.org

Opening times vary - please check website before travelling.

 
 
 
The Saffron Walden Gallery

77A High Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1DZ, Tel: 01799 524700, Email, www.thesaffronwaldengallery.com

The Saffron Walden Gallery, situated at the top of the High Street, is a contemporary art gallery displaying a wide selection of original art, ceramics, sculpture and glassware.

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  • Rail station: Audley End (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Mountfitchet Castle Experience

Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8SP, Tel: 01279 813237, Email

Mountfitchet Castle Experience is a multi attraction incorporating Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066, House on the Hill Toy Museum and Dinosaur Encounters.

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  • Rail station: StanstedMountfitchet (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome