Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Glendale Forge
Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF, Tel: 01799 522842, (8 miles, 13kms)
Step back in time and see Victorian life come to life before your eyes at Audley End House and Gardens. You can experience what life was like at one of England’s grandest stately homes.
Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA, Tel: 01376 344123, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Blake House is one of the prettiest craft centres in Essex, home to twenty exclusive shops, Minigolf and maize maze.
The National Trust, Hatfield Forest Estate Office, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NE, Tel: 01279 870678, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Hatfield Forest is a rare surviving example of a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest. It has wonderful ancient trees which are like magnificent living sculptures. Visit the shore of the lake & find all the facilities you need.
Elder Street, Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3JY, Tel: 01799 543007, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
A beautiful 17th century barn filled with antiques & for the home and garden. The Courtyard Caffe is a popular meeting place serving snacks & light lunches.
Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3ZB, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
One of the finest surviving medieval barns in south east England and representative of the aisled barns found in north west Essex.
1 Market Place, Market Square, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HR, Tel: 01799 524002, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Saffron Walden Library, 2 King Street, Saffron Waldon, Essex, CB10 1ES, Tel: 01799 523178, (8 miles, 12kms)
Situated on the first floor of Saffron Walden library, this gallery has a continuing series of varied exhibitions of contemporary art by local artists.
Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JL, Tel: 01799 510333, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Friendly, family-size museum. Exhibits include moccasins, mummy cases, woolly mammoths and Wallace the Lion! Meadow for picnics with castle ruins. Winner Best Museum of social history. Accessible for disabled visitors.
Old Crown House, Lindsell, Essex, CM6 3QN, Tel: 01371 870777, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
An art gallery specialising in paintings, prints, sculptures and greetings cards by local artists. Picture framing. Life drawing sessions.
Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BD, Tel: 01799 513779, (8 miles, 12kms)
Unique collection of work by 20th century artists who have lived in and around Great Bardfield & Saffron Walden, e.g. Edward Bawden, Michael Rothenstein, Eric Ravilious and others. Facebook: The Fry Art Gallery, Twitter: @FryArtGallery
Audley End, Essex, CB11 4JB, Tel: 01799 541354, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Lord Braybrooke's private 1.5 mile railway through mature woodland adjacent to Audley End House. Steam hauled on Sundays and occasional Saturdays. A wonderful addition to your day at Audley End.
Ford Farm, Braintree Road, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1HU, Tel: 01371 874111, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Children's indoor adventure play and party centre. Three level adventure frame (includes ball pools/slides), summer garden and coco's cafe.
Bridge Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4RH, Tel: 01371 810516, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A 19th century lock-up with resident 'Prisoner', clear information and audio. Combine with visit to nearby Cottage Museum.
5 Jubillee Court, Hill Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1EH, Tel: 07523 893671, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The Riverslade Gallery is set in a light period room & features a wide range of works including paintings, drawings, prints, glass, wood, ceramics, textiles, jewellery and sculpture.
Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8SP, Tel: 01279 813237, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Mountfitchet Castle Experience is a multi attraction incorporating Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066, House on the Hill Toy Museum and Dinosaur Encounters.
Bridge End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HR, Tel: 01799 524002, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Bridge End Garden was laid out by the Gibson family in the nineteenth century and is open to the public each day free of charge. Recently restored back to its former glory.
Little Easton Manor, Park Road, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2JV, Tel: 01371 872857, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Extensive gardens, topiary, lakes and fountains. The Barn Theatre and Turkey Barn are available to hire for conferences, civil ceremonies, wedding receptions, dinners, etc. Day ticket angling. Church adjacent.
Dunmow Road, Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4SF, Tel: 01371 810572, (4 miles, 6kms)
Attractive refurbished museum in a 16th century thatched cottage telling the story of 'Life in an English Village'.