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Brilliant family visit.

Amazing day trip with an excellent Santa. This would be a great place to visit on a warm day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Excellent father Christmas visit

Came here today with our 3 granddaughters for the 1st time for an audience with santa! What a great... read more

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Witham, United Kingdom
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“audley end house”(115 reviews)
Built by the first Earl of Suffolk, Lord Treasurer to James I, this Jacobean-style house is one of the most magnificent of its type in England.
Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
+44 1799 522842
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here today with our 3 granddaughters for the 1st time for an audience with santa! What a great time we had, easy to park, friendly entrance staff, welcomed at visitor centre and shown where to go. Entrance of house was great, Santa's guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank roger2002636
Reviewed yesterday

We had a truely magical time at Enchanted Audley, all the lights, talking trees, and wonderful fairys! we enjoyed hot chocolate, toasted marsh mallows over open fires and a scrummy pork bap. All the staff were helpful and friendly. I think the price (£12 per...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family consisting of 4 children aged between 11 and 2.5 and 2 adults, all enjoyed a lovely evening here. We paid £26 that was with membership discount and despite getting around quickly, it really was enchanting! The only downside were the 2 ladies working...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annabanana555
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having been to Festival of Light at Longleat I had big expectations of illuminated structures, lanterns etc. and was disappointed by the lack of stuff to sea and do during the evening. The attraction is basically a short illuminated walk around the lake with few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank haswells
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My fiance and I love history and old architecture, well we were not disappointed when we paid a visit to this amazing place! This house is one of the English Heritage Sites a kind of palace in itself! There are different sections in the service...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mariana1158
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for the Enchanted Audley lights event and it was magical. The place was stunning with the lights and the dancing fairies were really captivating. We really loved listening to the talking trees, walking through the lit tunnels and playing in the playground in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LucyA1001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing day trip with an excellent Santa. This would be a great place to visit on a warm day. It’s was so cold it was tough being outdoors. Can’t really blame the venue for that though. It is December.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 14jedn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps we were expecting too much but we were quite disappointed with the light display. There were no Christmas trees at all, a few singing trees and lots of lights strung about. Mince pie and mulled wine was either £5 or £4.50 depending on how...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe that the house is shut up for the winter, so one of the main attractions of the visit is unavailable. The stables seem open only at some weekends. There are still things to see and walks along paths, but not as good as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Freddyminster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Massive place inside the house and outside rooms, lovely gardens, they offer a talk about the house at certain times and a garden guided tour at certain times. They have a café there also. Spent a few hours there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank makethemostolife
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30 November 2018|
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Response from Branko V | Reviewed this property |
I'd say this would be quite a walk, I wouldn't do it. A buggy introduces an additional challenge. Have you considered public transport?
Dawn M
26 October 2018|
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Response from neillypie | Reviewed this property |
Yes an interesting house. Must see the coal bunkers upstairs!
Frank S
11 October 2018|
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Response from BishopX41 | Reviewed this property |
It is an English Heritage site. All the details, opening times and prices are there.