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Chigwell Tours and Visits

Chigwell, England
+44 20 8500 9912
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Vintage Bus, Steam Train & Cream Tea Experience

Bought as a present from our daughter, it proved to be a very enjoyable day. We were met by Alan... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
727Eva
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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
Vintage bus, Steam train and Cream Tea

Had a lovely day out for my Husbands birthday, The Cream tea was lovely with warm homemade Scones... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sharon l
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Chigwell Tours and Visits has set its sights on introducing national and international guests and visitors to Chigwell and Essex, the first village outside of London. Magical Essex Tours is our first step in putting on tours to the various parts of this County, with its traditional English villages and the more urban parts. Essex’s history is diverse from Roman times to more modern times.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible23%
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“afternoon tea” (9 reviews)
“kings head” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Chigwell, England
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+44 20 8500 9912
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bought as a present from our daughter, it proved to be a very enjoyable day. We were met by Alan at Epping, who came with us on the bus to North Weald and the train to Ongar, where he gave a short talk on the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely day out for my Husbands birthday, The Cream tea was lovely with warm homemade Scones and a selection of other cakes, there's is an option to upgrade for Afternoon Tea. we had a lovely stroll along Ongar village too. At the station...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb evening on board The Thistle, taking in the tranquil atmosphere and beautiful views across the Blackwater Estuary. The town of Maldon is also very pretty. The whole trip was very well organised and the staff were really helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend.

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Elsie. So glad you enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out. We parked at the NCP carpark at Epping Station which as it was Sunday was only £1.70 for the whole day. We caught the Vintage Bus No. 339 from Epping Station to North Weald which was fun though a little bumpy! Buses...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Anne, Thank you so much for a wonderful review. I am glad you had a good day and you found the Zinc Arts to be a much nice venue than railway carriage. The staff are friendly and there is a large variety in terms...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initial contact with Chigwell Tours was good, but conflicting emails meant we had the wrong itinerary so that gave us a bad start. The bus and steam train experiences were good but nothing to do with the tour company (wonderful staff on the bus and...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Of course the customer is always right. Kind regards, Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chigwell, emails you everything you need, very efficient. Fantastic trip, steam train, to Onkar with a cream team, lots of cakes very yummy. in the arts centre. which was walking distance. on return you stay on the train so that it goes to Epping Forest...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Travelwellfamily, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and I am so glad you enjoyed it. Best regards, Manager.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bus ride and train ride took us back to our childhood days. There was a new venue for the cream tea which was of a good standard with home made scones and cakes.

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Thank Colin W
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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Collin, thank you so much for your review. Very glad that you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you again soon. Thank you. Kind regards, Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day trip was not what we booked. First we were told that the cream tea was not going to be served on the train as the day was a beer festival. We had to walk to a cafe for the cream tea which was...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lynette, thank you for your review. We advise those with mobility or dietary requirements to inform us so we can make prior arrangements for them. The itinerary gives 15 mins for a leisure walk for would take 5mins or the option of a taxi...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day out with another couple. The bus ride reminded us of our early days living in London. The drivers were very friendly as were the staff at the railway station giving us help and advice on when and which platform to...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review, glad that you enjoyed it. Kind regards, Manager.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we really liked our sunset cruise experience. We enjoyed some wine, whilst watching the sun set. We had our own little picknick prepared and also tried one of the offered platters. Which was ok, but a bit pricey for what it was. We had...More

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Chigwell_Tours_Visit, Manager at Chigwell Tours and Visits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Trotski, Thank you for the review. So glas you enjoyed the sunset cruise and your ploughman. We will let the cruise comapny people know maybe less people, more comfort. Thank you. Kind regardsm Manager.

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