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Saffron Walden

Town Centre, Saffron Walden, England
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Beautiful Old Town

Despite one or two efforts by 60s architects (no offense to Costcutter but...) to impose their... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
marksw3960
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Town with a vibrant centre

Meandering around the town centre on. Saturday is an absolute pleasure. Great variety of individual... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Princess B
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Town Centre, Saffron Walden, England
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Despite one or two efforts by 60s architects (no offense to Costcutter but...) to impose their hideous brutalism on areas of the town centre, Saffron Walden remains a jewel in an county with more than its fair share of delightful towns and villages. The church...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Meandering around the town centre on. Saturday is an absolute pleasure. Great variety of individual shops (mixed in with a few known chains). An abundance of places to pop into for a bite to eat its drink. Great market - and it is upmarket with...More

Thank Princess B
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Saffron Walden has the advantage that it is not on the main road to anywhere. To visit necessitates a turn off the main north south route to make a visit. As a result, despite increased building Saffron Walden still retains the old market town atmosphere....More

Thank OrlanB
Reviewed January 21, 2017

What a wonderful time we had. We met our British family as we call them who I met on facebook almost 6 years ago. Trains were not running bur finally before we left they did. We arrived on a day when it was market day,...More

Thank TER1951
Reviewed October 28, 2016

From the many examples of excellent medieval buildings, large to tiny, surrounded by the more modern its a fascinating town, little streets and passages where if you see a gap between walls - try it out, some of the discoveries are 'magic'. The green areas...More

1  Thank 817myn
Reviewed October 4, 2016

A very nice little market town in Essex, many parts of which date back to medieval times so there is a lot of history to enjoy as well as several important attractions. There's a large market held in Market Square which has many stalls to...More

1  Thank Marty B
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Having been to college in Saffron Walden (NO! not the Bell Institute; the College of Education which pre-dates it - 50+ years ago!!) it has been wonderful to re-visit occasionally, to see what is the same and what has changed ... today, market day was...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Saffron walden dates back to the 1200s and has a charming town centre complete with weekend markets. A great place to wander for an hour or two.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Saffron Walden which is a delightful old market town. There is a massive car park within easy walking distance from the centre though we parked for free a little further out of town on the main road and walked...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Saffron Walden is a beautiful town with many different shops all of a high standard, and you can weave your way though the many small roads and discover many small shops

Thank Alan L
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