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Audley End Miniature Railway

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Summer festival was the prettiest place ever!

We visited on the last day of the summer festival and were very lucky with the weather. I took a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ERRB2016
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London, United Kingdom
great family day out

we were absolutely thrilled with our day out here. i really have to comment on the staff first and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lauren R
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Cambridge, 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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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 2 weeks ago

We visited on the last day of the summer festival and were very lucky with the weather. I took a chance and didn't book for 1 adult and 2 children (4 & 6yr), We had to park in the overflow car park which was about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were absolutely thrilled with our day out here. i really have to comment on the staff first and foremost as they were brilliant, i was really impressed. not a single one could have been described as ok, they all went above and beyond. the...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is excellent value, imaginative fun, simple ideas which are executed so beautifully and with love. The staff are wonderful 100% of the time. My daughter is 4 and loves Fairies each time we go she gets something different out of it. Each summer...More

Thank Poppy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this day out and it is great fun, however i would recommend you don’t intend on spending the whole day at the railway, as it is not very long. If you are looking for a second part to the day, try Audley end...More

Thank JamesCrisp123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on recommendation and were not disappointed. £11 per person and under 2s are free. Miniature railway is big enough to be comfortable and there is plenty to see going round. It is a full circle back to where you started. Buggies can...More

Thank Ju1i3J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The effort put into one of the best days out with young children is amazing.. Fairy Walks with lots to look for, face sparkles, arts and crafts, entertainment and singalongs. Best of all the Miniature Railway through the woods Teddy spotting All this plus..... all...More

Thank Osborne2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My children ages 8 and 5 loved it here. We went mid August and we all really enjoyed our selves. The little train that goes around is a lovely feature and the elf and fairy trail is so cleverly made. Would recommend

Thank jillybear151087
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is only a personal view. I have two young boys and they absolutely loved the train and play area but aren't really into fairies, face painting or crafts. Therefore, £46 (£2 booking fee to select specific train time) for four of us was perhaps...More

1  Thank NichaUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on 23 August with my two grandchildren (2 and 4 months) and their parents and auntie - what a lovely time we had! It's many years since I last visited with my children when there was only the railway. The train is just...More

Thank Netballvan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For £11 a person this was worth every penny we took our friend and her 5 year old little girl, she absolutely loved it, bought her fairy wings from the shop reasonably priced, had her face painted, watched the shows the staff were friendly and...More

Thank Amber C
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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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