Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge

Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, Chingford: Hours, Address, Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge Reviews: 4.5/5

Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge

Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

4.5
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The roamer
8 contributions
Elizabethan history
Feb. 2020 • Friends
Recommended piece of preserved Elizabethan history and architecture,well worth a visit during your day out in Epping forest with beautiful views over the forest and it's free entry with a museum next door
Written 26 February 2020
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N9171FYroys
Chingford, UK38 contributions
Wonderful Survival
Aug. 2019
This is an interesting place to visit, nicely interpreted with good artefacts and great views of the forest.
Written 12 February 2020
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John H
Greater London, UK31 contributions
History at it's best
Jan. 2020
We have been visiting the Queen Elizabeth hunting lodge for tens of years with then our young son now 20.
They organise lots of events throughout the year with historical facts in mind. And the building brings with the staff the past to life.
Written 5 February 2020
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Julia
Greater London, UK245 contributions
They don't make building the same anymore!
Dec. 2019
Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, within Epping Forest, is a must for those who love history (especially the Tudors) and can't afford to pay too much (entry is free). This lodge, which is accessible by bus and overground train, spans three floors (please note, it didn't appear to have any lift access. Visitors go up and down a couple flights of stairs).

The assistant that worked there was amazing, with her providing helpful hints as to what to look out for and a fact sheet (providing extra information). This included looking at the differences between the 'simpler' servants quarters to the more elaborate quarters of the 'higher ranks.'

When I was about to leave, this assistant was able to provide more information about the house, including the type of wood used to construct it and the foundations (or lack of). I was very impressed with her knowledge and enthusiasm about the building.

There were a couple of child friendly spots, including a dress up area. However, I think the adults would better appreciate the history of the building.
Written 23 December 2019
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LoveTravel316937
2 contributions
Never knew that
Nov. 2019
Never knew that there was so much I was unaware of .you have to go and look round it is very old and seeped in history
Written 28 November 2019
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Jayney12!
2 contributions
Half term visit
Oct. 2019 • Family
We recently visited the Hunting Lodge with our kids over half term and it was a lovely afternoon out. Weather stayed dry for us and we had a nice lunch in the pub next door. Will be visiting again soon.
Written 25 October 2019
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Maggie Caird
7 contributions
Step back In time! A genuine Tudor building with original oak beams.
Oct. 2019
Step inside and you will find a banquet set out on a large oak table complete with a boar’s head, roasted game birds, loaves of bread and fruits of the forest. An Inglenook fireplace with logs aglow!
Look out through the leaded light windows across the meadow to the forest beyond. Spot the two deer grazing on the lawn.Climb up the oak staircase to large rooms with views out across the surrounding countryside. We were privileged to rehearse for The Giant Performance held under the old oak trees. Singing there was a magical experience and one could only wonder what it must have been like to hear minstrels entertaining Queen Elizabeth I and her courtiers after a hunt.
Written 21 October 2019
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Trags116
Chingford, UK3 contributions
Family walk stop off
Jul. 2019 • Family
Stopped off halfway through walk with our dog 🐾 & granddaughter for breakfast, tasty food & coffee, I’m vegan & they had non dairy milk & a small option for choice. Very tasty. Lots of room to sit inside & out
Written 8 October 2019
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ivor123
London342 contributions
An interesting place to go
Sep. 2019
Visited for the first time although I have known the place was there for years!

Well worth a visit as it is a very old building with history.
Written 7 September 2019
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27Kay
London, UK114 contributions
Hidden history in London
Sep. 2019 • Couples
We’ve lived in London for many decades. Decided to explore Epping Forest. Thanks to the lady at the Lakeside diner (South Woodford side of the Forest), who guided us towards the Hunting Lodge at Chingford. Free entry. Some Tudor history thanks to its knowledgeable volunteers. A must visit for tourists interested in off the beaten track London.
Written 5 September 2019
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Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm