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Or Venue Name


Heritage and miniature railways.


Audley End Miniature Railway

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Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB

tel: 01799 541354/542134

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

Colne Valley Railway

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Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ

tel: 01787 461174

One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.

East Anglian Railway Museum

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Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

tel: 01206 242524

Celebrating the changing role of railways in the Eastern Counties since they arrived in the early 19th Century, through their glory days of the early 20th Century to the disappearances of the Beeching era.

Epping Ongar Railway

Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN

tel: 01277 365200 

Epping Ongar Railway is Essex's LONGEST heritage railway and the CLOSEST TO LONDON, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping Forest.

Mangapps Railway Museum

Southminster Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8QG

tel: 01621 784898

Extensive working railway museum including locomotives, carriages, wagons, historic buildings, memorabilia and a major collection of signalling equipment. Much of the collection is under cover. Train rides are available every open day.