Enjoy a great day out at one of England’s grandest stately homes; Audley End House.
The doors of our restored historic stables recently opened, complete with resident horses and a Victorian groom. Our stables experience includes an exhibition where you can find out about the workers who lived on the estate in the 1880s, the tack house and the Audley End fire engine. Try our dressing up clothes in the stables and meet our horses, Duke and Jack, too.
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Children can let loose in our fun themed play area next to our Cart Yard Café which is always very popular with visitors.
Audley End House itself is a magnificent house, built to entertain royalty, and includes a Victorian Service Wing complete with kitchen, laundries and a dairy.
With beautiful grounds to explore, including an impressive formal garden and the working Organic Kitchen Garden, there’s so much to see and do at Audley End House.
A Tale of Two Beds
Wed 22 May 2013
Enjoy a special tour with the Curator of Audley End House focusing on the two 18th century beds created for Sir John Griffin. See the surviving original textiles, hear stories of Sir John and what these fascinating survivals tell us about him.
Audley End Through The Ages!
Sun 26 & Mon 27 May 2013 (bank holiday)
Monks, Monarchs and Munitions! Discover the incredible history of Audley End House and Gardens when we bring history to life with camp life, music and dance, plus fun family activities!
Time Travellers Go... Victorian Fun and Games!
Tue 28 - Fri 31 May 2013
Join us for a range of Victorian games and displays. We take a look at how children would have lived in the 19th-century at Audley End House and how toys have evolved from the Roman period to the modern day.
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Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex - CB11 4JF
For just £48 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.