Saffron Walden tourist and travel information

Saffron Walden tourist and travel information

Saffron Walden Travel Information

Travel InformationSaffron Walden is close to, but largely undisturbed by, Stansted airport. It has excellent links to Cambridge.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Saffron Walden - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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M 11 Motorway

Roads Saffron Walden - Travel by road - Saffron Walden is about 5 miles SE of Junction 9 of the M 11 Motorway. The M 11 Motorway links London to Cambridge. Saffron Walden is about 45 miles from London and 20 miles from Cambridge.

M11 Motorway

Audley End Railway

RailSaffron Walden nearby stations - Travel by train - Bishops Stortford Station, Station Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts, Hertfordshire, CM23 3BL. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank.

Great Chesterford Station, Station Road, Gt Chesterford, Essex, CB10 1NY.

Audley End Station, Station Road, Wendons Ambo, Nr Saffron Walden, CB11 4LB. (Photo).

National Express. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services from Liverpool Street, London to East and North London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and East Anglia. Tel: 0845 600 7245. www.nationalexpress.com

Audley End Railway Station

Audley End Station

 

Bishops Stortford Station

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Miles from town Saffron Walden is 10 miles north of Stansted airport, 8 miles west of Haverhill and 14 miles south of Cambridge.

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Airport Stansted Airport, Enterprise House, Bassingbourne Road, Essex, CM24 1QW. Tel +44 (0)870 000 0303. Stansted is the third busiest airport in the UK, serving more than 160 destinations across 35 countries, and with over 23 million passengers passing through. London Stansted Airport is conveniently situated just off the M11 - from London use Junction 8a or from Cambridge use Junction 8. Stansted airport is about 12 miles from Saffron Walden. stanstedairport.com

Stansted airport

Saffron Walden Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Saffron Walden - Sport - Saffron Walden Golf Club,Windmill Hill, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BX. Tel: 01799 522786.

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Shopping

Stores Saffron Walden - Shopping - A market is held in the Market Place every Tuesday and Saturday (except for Bank Holidays) throughout the year. Woolworths - 26-28 High Street, Walden, CB10 1AX. Tel: 01799 522035.

Saffron Walden Shops

Entertainment

Entertainment Saffron Walden - Entertainment and attractions - Mole Hall Wildlife Park & Butterfly Pavilion, Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3SS. Tel: 01799-540400.

Mole Hall Wildlife Park

Museum

Other information Saffron Walden - Other information - Priors Hall Barn, Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3ZB. Tel: +44 (0)1799 510444. Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. (Photo right & below). Saffron Walden's name was coined in medieval times when saffron crocuses where cultivated here for their dye and medicinal use. The town has a wealth of timber-framed houses and decorative plasterwork, with a fine example on the celebrated Old Sun Inn. Saffron was in great demand for the woollen industry and brought wealth to the town. Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR. Tel: +44 (0)1223 835 000. About 6 miles NW of Saffron Walden.

Priors Hall Barn Saffron Walden

Audley End House

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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

RoadsSaffron Walden is about 5 miles SE of Junction 9 of the M 11 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Saffron Walden, but nearby at Audley End.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261. hedinghamcastle.co.uk
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292. colchester-zoo.co.uk
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. english-heritage.org.uk
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103. essexwt.org.uk
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. greatleighs.com

Audley End House

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Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden - Local Information. Saffron Walden Town Council 01799 516501 - Saffron Walden Town Hall 01799 516501 - Boots The Chemists 01799 522342 - HSBC Bank 0845-740 4404 - Post Office Ltd 0845-722 3344 - Rowntree Way Post Office 01799 522210 - Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre 01799 522777

Telephoning Saffron Walden from abroad - To dial a Saffron Walden number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Saffron Walden

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