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.
1 Market Place, Market Square, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HR, Tel: 01799 524002, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bardfield Centre, Great Bardfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM7 4SL, Tel: 01371 811291, (4 miles, 7kms)
High Barn is spectacular Grade II* listed medieval venue based in Great Bardfield.
Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2PG, Tel: 01371 830285, (1 miles, 2kms)
Brick tower mill built 1804 with small museum. In full working order with the original mill machinery intact.
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.
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.
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.
Boydells Farm, Wethersfield, Essex, CM7 4AQ, Tel: 01371 850481, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A family run dairy farm specialising in milking sheep, also goats and cows. Many other farm animals. Everything explained; fun and educational for all. Donkey cart rides.
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.
Finchingfield, Essex, CM7 4NR, Tel: 01245 437677, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
A small 18th century Post Mill having one pair of stones and tailpole winding and has been extensively restored. Visitors may climb up to the first two floors.
Mill Lane, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1BG, Tel: 01371 873109, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A unique surviving C16th Grade 2* listed timber framed building, fully restored retaining the original floor maltings infrastructure used between c1565 & 1948. Incorporates the Town Museum & modern conference facilities for 70 people.
Town Street, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2LA, Tel: 01371 831281, (1 miles, 2kms)
14th century timber framed town hall and trading post built by the cutlery industry. Small art display by Thaxted artists.