Getting to the Autumn Fair
Planning your travel to the BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair at Audley End House & Gardens is an important part of your day. Please use the details below to help you have a smooth start to your day:
1. Follow event signage upon reaching Audley End to be directed to the most appropriate location
2. If driving, book parking in advance and display your Parking Pass on dashboard before arrival
Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JF.
Please note: the Lion Gate entrance is pedestrian only for the Autumn Fair. This is a drop off point for taxis. (Lion Gate image © Historic England Archive)
Audley End is 1 mile west of Saffron Walden on the B1383 (from the M11 take exit 8 or 10).Please follow event signage on the approach to Audley End House & Gardens. To help staff park you quickly please have your parking pass displayed clearly before arrival.
For sat-nav, enter CB11 4JF.
There are buses to Saffron Walden from Cambridge (7 days a week), and from Bishop’s Stortford, Great Dunmow, Haverhill, Stansted Airport and Thaxted (except Sundays). All routes listed below pass within 1⁄4 mile of the entrance:
- Stephensons: 6, 59 & 313
- C.J. Myall service: 101; 132 (Sun only)
- TGM: 301
- Viceroy :34, 59, 590
Audley End is approximately 1 1⁄4 miles from Audley End station.
Please note: the footpath is beside a busy main road and English Heritage do not recommend walking to our evening events as the path is not street-lit from the station to the site. There is a taxi rank at Audley End Station.
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The site is accessible via footpath from Abbey Lane in Saffron Walden. This is an uneven path, through fields and up a steep slope, so not recommended for those with mobility issues.
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