Timber-framed hunting grandstand built in 1543 for Henry VIII. It still stands in a beautiful part of Epping Forest overlooking the old hunting field for which it was designed. Explore the Tudor kitchen, see the stairs which legend says Queen Elizabeth rode her horse up, and admire the fantastic carpentry. Dressing up clothes, quiz trail and brass rubbings available for children.
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Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
- +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.
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- Free entry
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
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