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Audley End House and Gardens

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
+44 1799 522842
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This is magnificent, a must see!! It's a striking building set in beautiful landscaped grounds, no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alison B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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English Heritage Gem

Audley End House is surrounded by magnificent rolling Essex countryside with the house itself... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Clive A
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
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Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
+44 1799 522842
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is magnificent, a must see!! It's a striking building set in beautiful landscaped grounds, no wonder so many tv shows and films have been set here. Well done to Danny Boyle for using it in his latest venture. The approach from the main road...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Audley End House is surrounded by magnificent rolling Essex countryside with the house itself backing onto traditional English country house formal gardens As for the house itself, you don't need a guide book to understand the layout, but what is particularly good, is in most...More

Thank Clive A
Reviewed 3 days ago

A stunning site, the House, Gardens and Grounds are well maintained and managed by English Heritage. The House is not always open, so check timings before travel. Perhaps unlike many National Trust properties, the House has a number of unfurnished rooms so it may be...More

Thank AlanD675
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a sunny day, take a picnic, and if you are lucky enough to be premier customers of Barclays Bank, as this is an English Heritage property, entry is free with their rewards system, so you can save 35 pounds per couple. Endless lovely lawns...More

Thank MootHouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely visit to Audley End House. I found the house interesting (and not too huge); especially liked the upper floors with the Coal Room (with actor in period dress to tell you about the room) and the Nursery in which you allowed to...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. As an English Heritage member we get free entry. So saved £28 on an adult and child ticket. Gardens and house is beautiful. Currently there's also a Fairy and Elf Festival on for younger children until 3rd September

Thank Henriëtte J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful house which is well kept. Slightly expensive entrance fee. Excellent garden one hour tour by Pat. We were the only ones attending so it was so personal. Her knowledge was amazing and this really made our visit so much more interesting. House guides are...More

Thank 1Excitedtourist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought they would hate it, but heck, we were going and that was it! They loved it. We had three of them with us, 10,8 and 6. They loved the garden of the main house and were enthralled but the ceilings and decor of the...More

Thank Norma A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you approach through the gates this magnificant house stands before you the grounds spread out. Gardens are wonderful to walk through and very well maintained. The house has many rooms open each with an information sheet in telling you about the room. Had a...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive in through the gate and the house and Gardens spread out before you. Capability Brown at his best. The house has an outstanding collection of paintings. The kitchen garden is brilliant, best colect ion of fruit trees ever.

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23 June 2016|
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Response from Tosugaradream | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember but if you google it and look at their website you can read up on the history of the place...
21 August 2015|
Response from Joanne W | Reviewed this property |
You need to pay to enter the grounds, but there is no extra charge for picnincs