Visit

Whether you’re joining us for a performance or coming here to take part, we’re delighted to welcome you to Saffron Hall. Take a few minutes to plan your visit – we look forward to seeing you soon.

Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4UH

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We’re easy to get to. Near Saffron Walden and just a half hour from Cambridge and Bishop’s Stortford, we’re also well connected by public transport.
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Directions

We’re just off the M11, near the centre of Saffron Walden.

From London or the south:
– Exit the M11 at Junction 8
– Follow the signs to Hertford (A120) and then Saffron Walden (B1383)
– Shortly after you pass the turning for Audley End Station on the left, make a right turn onto Walden Rd/Wenden Rd
– Turn right at the T-junction at the top of the hill, and you’ll see us on your right, in the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School.

From Cambridge or the north:
– Exit the M11 at Junction 10
– Follow the signs to Saffron Walden via the A505, A1301, then B1383
– Once you’ve passed Audley End House turn left onto Audley End Rd
– After approximately one mile you’ll see us on your right, in the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School.

From Newmarket or the east:
– From the A14, take the slip road onto A11
– Stay on A11 and then take the A1301/B184 exit towards Cambridge/Newport/Saffron Walden
– Take the 1st exit onto B184 and at the next roundabout take exit 3 onto B1383
– Follow the B1383 and after Audley End House take the first left
– After approximately one mile you’ll see us on your right, in the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School.

Note that Junction 9 of the M11 has restricted access.

Rail
We’re 1.5 miles from Audley End Station, which is served by the main line from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge, as well as the Stansted to Cambridge and Birmingham line.

We run a free minibus from the station to the hall for most events. To find out if we’re running this service for your event, please check your event’s page in our What’s On section. You can hop on anytime from an hour before your concert, and we run return trips to the station for an hour after the performance. The minibus is branded ‘Saffron Walden County High School’. You’ll find it as you exit the station, opposite the taxi rank and in (or next to) the ‘Daily Parking’ area.

We’d recommend taking the minibus or a taxi from the station, as the route passes unlit and unpaved country roads.

Taxi
There is a taxi rank at Audley End Station.

Bus
Bus routes 59 and 301 run between Saffron Walden town centre and Audley End Station. The stop nearest us is Audley End Road, Copperfields.
Coming to Saffron Hall from the station or Saffron Walden, buses run approximately half hourly until 9.05pm Monday-Friday, and until 6.29pm on Saturday.
Leaving Saffron Hall, buses run approximately half hourly until 6.57pm, Monday-Saturday.

For help planning your bus journey, take a look at Traveline

Parking

With over 400 car parking spaces on site, parking at Saffron Hall is easy, convenient and free.

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Food & Drink

Settle in and enjoy a snack, drink, ice cream or espresso.

With everything from kids’ treats to local beers, our Bar and Café are perfect for a quick pre-show bar snack, or a refreshing drink at the interval. We recommend you pre-order your interval drinks when you arrive to beat the queues. All proceeds from the bar and café help towards the running costs of the hall.

Please note, no food or drink is permitted in the auditorium.

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