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Audley End Miniature Railway

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
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Fantastic day out with lots of fairies

First impressions really do count and as usual after a long drive we all needed a comfort break... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GerbilQueen
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Hertford, United Kingdom
A great place

The miniature railway was really good, we bought priority tickets and these were a great idea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirsty H
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
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“bouncy castle”(56 reviews)
“teddy bears”(26 reviews)
“picnic area”(31 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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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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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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"teddy bears"
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"picnic area"
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"face painting"
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"young children"
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"father christmas"
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"santa's grotto"
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"fairy houses"
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"easter trail"
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"woodland walk"
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"fairy dust"
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"story telling"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impressions really do count and as usual after a long drive we all needed a comfort break, faced with port-a-loos I was a bit worried, but when I used them they were brilliant. Clean, roomy, hand washing sinks in each one with soap, hand...More

Thank GerbilQueen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The miniature railway was really good, we bought priority tickets and these were a great idea. Staff, Elves and Fairies all very welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed the fairy walk and making the craft activities. My two boys enjoyed it but I think it’s great...More

Thank Kirsty H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for a day out and picnic. Lovely train ride and the fairy walk was fabulous. Great staff and fairy and elf team! Lovely playground and bouncy castle. A 5* day out

Thank globe518
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The kids would love this place. Lots of history in Saffron Walden The trains are classy and great fun for adults as well. Had it turned me into trainspotter. NO

Thank StephenPhilpot
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Booked the Easter Special. £11 each for myself, 4 year old son and mother in law. This was to get a specific train and avoid queuing. I think it was only £1 more each to do this so was well worth it. When we arrived...More

Thank HarikaMarlow
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We really enjoyed our day out - we were there on Easter sunday when there was an easter hunt. This was a beautifully made trail through the woody path that my children really enjoyed, followed by the bouncy castle, mini train and crafts tent. My...More

Thank Leelee77
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Audley End miniature railway today for the Easter train ride was very good for the young children especially adventure trial to find various things on the list to get a prize at the end a very good day even though it was cold...More

Thank Halstead1
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Went here yesterday (25th) for the opening Teddy Bear parade and had such a lovely day. I bought a couple of cheap big bears from the local charity shop as entrance was free for children who took along a bear, so we only paid £7...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We booked a santa trip here for our three children our oldest being 12 and they all loved the experience. The staff were helpful polite and happy the miniature railway was decorated very nice everybody seemed in the Christmas spirit which was a lovely atmosphere...More

3  Thank David S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Family day out, good weather needed. Miniature railway good fun travelling through the woods. Other attractions for the children; various rides, bouncey castle, light refreshments.

2  Thank David L
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EssexHolidayers
18 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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