Dads ride free on popular Essex miniature railway this Father's Day

Audley End Miniature Railway travels through magical woodland
-Credit: (Image: Audley End Miniature Railway)


A popular miniature railway in Essex is celebrating Fathers' Day next Sunday (June 16) by giving free tickets to all dads and grandads.
The offer is only on Fathers' Day at Audley End Miniature Railway, a lovely scenic spot that promises a fun-filled experience for the family on a miniature train journeying through enchanting countryside woods.

The event marks not only Fathers' Day but also celebrates the momentous 60th anniversary of Audley End Miniature Railway. Doorstep access granted free to dads and granddads allows everyone to delve into the intriguing history of the site, amidst fair rides, a delightful array of games, music and hearty laughter.

This summer season will commemorate the railway's six decades of creating cherishable and heartwarming family memories on board the Audley End Miniature Railway. In 1964, Lord Braybrooke, driven by his ardour for steam trains, embarked upon the journey to establish this railway.

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In an endeavour to entertain visitors to Audley End House, which sits next door and which is currently managed by English Heritage, he unveiled this miniature railway project to the public eye, reports Cambridgeshire Live.

Dads and grandads have free entry to Audley End Miniature Railways for Father's Day
Dads and grandads have free entry to Audley End Miniature Railways for Father's Day -Credit:Audley End Miniature Railway

Amanda Murray, Lord Braybrooke's eldest daughter who now manages Audley End Miniature Railway, intimated: "As we celebrate this enormous milestone the railway will connect our heritage with the future of our attraction. Our anniversary celebration across Father's Day will welcome Father's to come for free and families to enjoy a traditional British day out."

Over the weekend of Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June, 16, attendees can marvel at the brilliant tuning machines while relishing delectable cream teas and exciting fairground rides.