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Epping

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Epping is a town in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England.

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Epping can be reached from central London on Central Line London Underground services. The travel time from Liverpool Street is around 35 minutes. Epping is in Zone 6. The single fare is £5.10 peak or £3.10 off-peak using Oyster PAYG or contactless payment, or £6.00 using cash.

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  • 1 Hill Hall, Theydon Mt, CM16 7QQ (4 miles south-east of Epping). adults £5.70, children £3.40, concessions £5.10. Hill Hall (Essex) on Wikipedia
  • Epping-Ongar Railway, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex CM5 9BN. Tel: +44 (0)1277 365200. Adults £13, child £7 (family of 2 adults and 3 children £34). The closest Heritage railway to London, the Epping-Ongar railway operates steam and preserved diesel trains on various days per week from Ongar to a point near Epping in February-October and in December. A vintage bus service links the railway to Epping station on running days (fare included in normal fee).

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  • North Weald Airfield (near North Weald Bassett Village, approx. 2 miles south-east of J7 on the M11, also signposted from the A414 Harlow - Chelmsford Road) - historic (est. 1916) frontline Battle of Britain airfield, still operational but now privately operated by Epping Forest District Council. Home to North Weald Airfield Museum [1] and a memorial to all those who gave there lives while based at North Weald, as well as several onsite flying clubs and private collections of classic aircraft. Well-established venue for rallies and concerts as well as the UK's biggest Saturday Market (09:00-16:00 - also on 4 Bank Holiday Mondays), it also hosts regular airshows and cycling, archery, gymnastics, model aircraft flying, model car racing and various motorsport, charity and trade events.

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