Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre


Find out more about what Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre has to offer for your health and fitness needs.

Swimming Pool

The 25 metre pool is convenient for lane swimming or a relaxing cool down. The toddler splash pool is excellent for introducing under 8s to the fun of swimming. Swimming lessons are available for all ages in our ever expanding ‘Swim School’.

Swim timetable »

Swim school »


The centre features a gym with the latest in gym design and layout to give you, our customers the perfect environment to be more active.

Group Exercise

The Aerobic Studio has a large choice of classes to suit all abilities including aerobics, body pump, spinning, body conditioning, with one of the largest choices of aerobics classes in Saffron Walden.

Group exercise timetable »

Sports Hall

For team activities, the 4 court Sports Hall offers badminton, cricket, 5-a-side football, basketball, parties and more.

Outdoor Pitches

Our outdoor pitches are suitable for 5 a side football, Tennis or Netball.

Sauna & Steam Room

Relax and unwind after your workout in our sauna or steam room. 


Lord Butler offers an on-site OFSTED registered Crèche facility, which caters for children aged 8 weeks to 7 years 11months. With fully qualified staff you can leave your children safe in the knowledge that they will be well cared for.

Opening times are 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday, and you can leave your child for a maximum of 2 hours. Booking is advised. For further information and to book please contact reception.

Squash Courts

We have 2 squash courts available for private hire.

Sports Injury Clinic

We also have a Sports Injury Clinic, Beautician and Nutritionist that can offer superb advice. 

Other Facilities

  • Café
  • Exhibition Area
  • Meeting room
  • Personal Training

Contact details and information

Contact details

Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden
Essex, CB11 3EG
t: 01799 522777

Opening times

Monday – Friday 6:00am – 10:00pm

Saturday 7:00am – 6:30pm

Sunday 7:30am – 9:00pm 

BANK HOLIDAYS 7:00 - 6:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: The centre closes for admission 30 minutes before the stated closing times to allow people time to get showered and changed before we lock up.

Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre

An Uttlesford Leisure Ltd facility managed by 1Life.

Other 1Life centres nearby

Great Dunmow Leisure Centre
Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre

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