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Yes, it is advised to pre book online as it guarantees you entry onto site. All of our Special Events are booking only like our Easter, Summer, Halloween and Christmas events. Please check Special Event pages here.
Yes, refunds will be administered if we are given 48 hours notice prior to your visit. Any time after this, you will be offered a transfer and not a refund.
No we don’t. Since the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to take payment by credit and debit card only we have realised the vast improvements in security and efficiency. We intend to remain cashless for the foreseeable future. However we do not currently accept American Express cards on site.
No – the nearest cash machine is in Saffron Walden.
Yes, we have spaces for disabled parking in our disabled car park. Disabled toilets and disabled access on the train are also available. We have a designated disabled carriage with enough room for one wheelchair and 4 other persons. We also have accessible seats where you can slide from your wheelchair straight onto the carriage seat. We advise you to ring the office before visiting on 01799 510726 to check the availability and suitability of our disabled carriage.
Yes, a baby changing station is located within the disabled toilet facilities.
We are primarily an open site with very limited shelter. Please be prepared with suitable clothing and footwear.
Yes, your buggy can be left in the buggy park whilst on your train ride. The Fairy and Elf Walk and rest of the site is buggy friendly.
Although we are an open air site there are areas where smoking is prohibited & this includes the use of E Cigarettes. These areas are clearly signed & include all enclosed buildings. There is a designated smoking area within the main car park. We are designed for families with young children & wish to discourage smoking though.
No, open fires and barbecues are not allowed.
We try our best to run our steam engines as often as possible but it is not guaranteed. They usually run on Saturdays and Sundays subject to weather conditions.
An array of homemade, locally sourced, hot and cold, food and drink is available from our Woodland Cafe. Ice creams are also available on site, they are sourced from local company Saffron Ice Cream and are absolutely delicious!
Under 1 year olds go free. Carers of disabled passengers will also have free entry onto site. Please bring along paper evidence along with you on the day.
There is no charge for car parking. We have a large, woodland car park situated approximately 300m away from the main entrance. We also have an on site disabled (blue badge) car park.
We do our best to run in all weather conditions and are rarely defeated. However, during adverse weather conditions it may be necessary to suspend train services or close the site at short notice. Please telephone us on 01799 510726 or check social media/our website before commencing your journey if you have any concerns.