Audley End Miniature Railway
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The Audley End Miniature Railway is a magical day out for families including a miniature railway, enchanted fairy and elf walk, adventure play area, nature corner, woodland cafe and gift shop. 
Enjoy a magical journey on our miniature railway which takes you deep into our enchanting woods. You’ll be sure to spot woodland animals along the route, and perhaps a teddy bear or two.  

The train will take you back to the picnic field where children can let off steam on the adventure play area. A newly extended attraction for 2022, the bespoke playground equipment is sure to fire up both imaginative and physical play. 

Families can also explore the enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk, which winds through the magical woods where children can spot tiny fairies living in harmony with nature.  

The Nature Corner has also grown this season, welcoming some water loving wildlife into the newly installed pond. Take a peep inside our fascinating bug hotels, try and spot a worm or two hiding in the wormery, and if you’re very quiet and still, the bird boxes might just reveal some feathered friends.  

The Woodland café serves locally sourced and homemade food.

We have everything you need for a memorable family day out in the great outdoors, whatever the season.  

All tickets must be purchased online and shown to our admissions staff on arrival. We are also a cashless site so only accept card payments.


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  • Autism Friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop - Out doors - 3 outlets
  • Onsite Catering
  • Public toilets - Cleaned every 30 minutes
  • Smoking not allowed - designated are for smoking


  • Accessibility of route - Accessible from M11

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M11: Follow signs for Audley End House, we are directly opposite the house.

Public Transport Directions

By Public Transport: From Audley End station it is 1.3 miles to Audley End Miniature Railway. The nearest railway station is Audley End, which is 1.3 miles away.

Audley End Miniature Railway

Type:Miniature Railway

Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB

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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Season (19 Mar 2022 - 24 Dec 2022)
Monday - SundayOpen
Bank HolidayOpen

* Please visit website for official opening times as they do vary -

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