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  1. Steam train on the tracks at Epping Ongar Railway attraction
    Step back in time with us and experience the romance of steam and heritage travel in bygone times as you pass through picturesque countryside, beautiful forest and historic towns. We are both the longest heritage railway in Essex and the closest to London, easily accessible via the tube network. Our vintage buses start from the front door of Epping and Shenfield stations, whisking you back in time to our period stations, with heritage steam and diesel hauled trains.
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  2. Epping Forest Countrycare.
    Discover the varied wildlife on your doorstep within Epping Forest District's nine nature reserves.
  3. The museum has been awarded Hidden Gem Status by Visit England.
    Telling the story of the Epping Forest district through a collection of over 50,000 objects
    1. Richard O'Sullivan starred as Dick Turpin in this long-running TV drama.
      The real life and times, trial and execution, of Richard Turpin.


    Monthly guided tours of historic Waltham Abbey

    Guided tours of Waltham Abbey

    Den & Dave Live at the Woodbine

    Den and Dave (ex Iron Maiden and ex Manfred Mann)

    North Weald Airfield, home to Wings and Wheels, the biggest Radio Controlled Model Show.

    Wings and Wheels - be amazed by all types of Radio Controlled model displays, plus entertainment

    Father's Dat classic car show at Epping Ongar Railway, 19th June 2023.

    Classic Car Show at North Weald Station organised by the MG Car Club Anglia Centre

    There's a Teddy Bears picnic at the July Garden Afternoon at Copped Hall

    If you go down to Copped Hall this day . . .

    Theydon Bois annual Donkey Derby on the Green 9th July 2023

    A good ol' fashioned event

    Abridge Village Weekend, 9th to 11th June. Family fun for all.

    THE ABRIDGE VILLAGE WEEKEND For over a quarter of a century, Abridge has put on a weekend each June…

    The Royal Gunpowder Mills Experience.

    An in-depth tour of the site and exhibitions, led by the Royal Gunpowder Mills' knowledgeable guides

    Waltham Abbey Art Trail

    Work by talented amateur and professional artists on show in town centre business premises

    Multi-period reenactment and living history at the Royal Gunpowder Mills

    A major multi-period reenactment weekend comes to the Royal Gunpowder Mills this summer

    Roydon Village Green, Epping Forest

    Roydon Village Green

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    Premier Inn at The Bakers Arms Waltham Abbey.

    Close to the natural wonders of Gunpowder Park and Waltham Abbey Gardens, with easy links to London.

    De Vere Theobalds Estate

    De Vere Theobalds Estate offers guests with exceptional service in a beautiful parkland setting.

    Patio at Delta Hotel

    Waltham Abbey Delta Hotel welcomes you with elegant accommodation, helpful amenities and stylish…

    Baldwin's Hill Cottage in Epping Forest.

    An idyllic cottage in Epping Forest.

    Barn Hoppitt Lodge, on the edge of Epping Forest, near Chingford.

    "A beautifully decorated and well thought out cottage in a lovely rural setting close to shops and…

    Premier Inn Chingford.

    Admire the leafy views of nearby Epping Forest - or hire a bike and hit those woodland tracks.

    The Blue Boar Hotel Abridge.

    Welcome to The Blue Boar, an established beautiful Boutique Hotel nestled in the village of…

    Down Hall Hotel & Spa

    The best way to understand the rich past of Down Hall is to stay there. Each of the hotel’s 99…

    Mulberry House, High Ongar.

    Mulberry House - A Home to Share.

    Wildlife at Debden House Campsite, Epping Forest.

    Debden House Campsite is over 50 acres and has attracted thousands of visitors since its opening in…

    Premier Inn Buckhurst Hill.

    Loughton/Buckhurst Hill hotel. Hit the tracks in Epping Forest or in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic…

    The 18th century Fox Inn at Matching Tye.

    The Fox Inn at Matching Tye - an 18th Century inn with luxury accommodation in a peaceful country…

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