Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge Free

About

A timber-framed hunting grandstand built in 1543 for Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge stands in a beautiful part of Epping Forest.

Explore the Tudor kitchen, see the stairs which legend says Queen Elizabeth rode her horse up. Dressing up clothes, a quiz trail and brass rubbings are available for children. The View visitors centre is next-door.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

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Opening Times:

Monday - Sunday , 10:00 - 17:00 including bank holidays

Closed - 25 December.

Venue Details & Map

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge

Address
Rangers Road
Chingford
London
E4 7QH
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 8529 6681
Public transport:
Turn right out of station and follow Rangers Road up the hill. The Hunting Lodge is just after the Royal Forest Hotel.
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Facilities

Payment Facilities
Free entry
Yelp Reviews

Yelp

4 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Top 4 reviews of Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge

4.0 out of 5 19 August 2014
by Nickie C.

I brought a group up here today for a work trip, and I was pleasantly surprised!

It's a very neat building from the 1500s, first used as an open building for Henry VIII to go hunting from (they apparently corralled deer in for him to shoot with his bow and arrow from a chair in the building). Queen Elizabeth then closed it in and made it into the building it is today.

The building is...more

4.0 out of 5 1 August 2011
by Lyndsey B.

I visited the Hunting Lodge this weekend as we decided to walk our dog in the area. I was not aware of this despite living in the general vicinity of this for some years! How have I missed this wonderful piece of history?

The property is very well maintained and free to enter.

At the moment there is a exhibition about the murdering of suspected witches and witch-hunts in the area in times...more

4.0 out of 5 22 March 2010
by Sam M.

Situated just before the Essex borders and in the town where i live,The hunting lodge is a simple but somwhat spellbounding 16th century building which Queen Elizabeth used to stay while hunting in and around Epping forest. There seems to be the smell of salted meat and mead in the air,which is quite clever,and smells quite nice,which is change from places such as the london dungeons,where you...more

5.0 out of 5 3 October 2008
by phantomjasmine

This is a Tudor hunting stand, built for King Henry VIII (the staircase is so wide as he had to be carried up it) so he could watch the hunting in the forest and shoot the odd arrow. Later the sides were covered and it became the building that we see now. It was massively and quite erroneously 'restored' by Victorians, who turned it into a black and white striped chocolate box picture. These...more

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