What's on inThaxted

Welcome to Thaxted

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Thaxted - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Thaxted to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

Mole Hall Wildlife Park

Have showers of fun in Mole Hall Wildlife Park's new water maze. Negotiate innocent looking paths with hidden sprinklers when you least expect it. See also deer, otters, pet's corner, straw castle, sheep, goats and many other friendly and exciting animals.…

Audley End Steam Railway

The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10 gauge railway through Estate woodland. There is free car parking and free admission to a picnic area and woodland walk. The children all enjoy looking out for the teddies that live…

Linton Zoological Gardens

This famous wildlife centre was opened in 1972, and the zoo is continuously expanding as more of the world's threatened species are taken on board their land ‐ based Ark. Set in 16 acres of beautiful gardens with plenty of picnic areas and a children's play area.…

Audley End House and Gardens

One of the most significant Jacobean houses in England with 31 opulent rooms on view. Set in 'Capability' Brown landscaped park, with walled Victorian kitchen garden.Audley End House was commissioned by Thomas, first Earl of Suffolk, on the scale of a royal palace, to entertain his monarch,…


H2O Nightclub in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01279 505551 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Flitch Way

The Flitch Way passes through 15 miles of countryside along the former Bishop's Stortford to Braintree Railway in the heart of rural Essex.Journey on foot, bicycle or horseback through wildlife rich railway cuttings, past Victorian Stations and over embankments with views across farmlands, nearby villages and woodland.Rayne Station…

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