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Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge

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Interesting to see

Historic building, surrounded by Epping forest. Some dressing up for kids, information centre next... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautifully restored

The lodge sits on what we imagine is the eastern end of the then long hunting grounds probably... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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8 Rangers Road, Chingford, Waltham Forest E4 7QH, England
+44 20 7332 1911
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Historic building, surrounded by Epping forest. Some dressing up for kids, information centre next door. Not that much to see or do

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank missaliceb
Reviewed March 1, 2019

The lodge sits on what we imagine is the eastern end of the then long hunting grounds probably extending alll the way from Enfield Chase. It is free root visit and has good views over the plain.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

The queen Elizabeth hunting lodge was a brilliant experience! I learned quite a lot of interesting facts about the Tudor’s. If you find that it gets a bit boring there is a beautiful wood/forest very close to the building. Basically;I would recommend this trip especially...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

I searched for somewhere of interest not too far from Hertford that I could bring my friend to and also have a cream tea. This hunting lodge was so well preserved and the views of the forest were stunning. The lady there was very helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary B
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Went to Epping Forest to take my dog for a walk & after spending around 3 hours walking I was ready to sit down & have a nice cup of tea & a sandwich so we went to this tea house for refreshments but I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CoLEppingForest, Public Relations Manager at Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hi Silverfox, We're sorry, but we think you may have confused us with Butler's Retreat next door, or possibly another property. We're a museum and actually don't serve refreshments outside of certain event days. Best wishes,

Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Well I must say after I heard the dishwasher had broken down over the holiday period I was pleasantly surprised how well the staff coped. Fantastic service, fabulous food( only waited 10 minutes) . Staff happy and full of humour,surprising as they’re working over Xmas....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

Visited October half term with 2 young children. Very friendly staff and plenty of activities to engage the children. Always worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stead741
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Stunning Tudor Lodge. Walking round you can imagine really being there in Tudorv tmes. Friendly helpfull staff.Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grannyonline
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A lovely building in Epping forest, next to some nice pubs. The visit can be as long as you want it, if it has the exhibition on then it is very informative. There is a very small car park next to it or a larger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger T
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Ten minute walk from Chingford Station, free admission to three floors of a 16C hunting lodge built by Henry Vlll. Good views over Epping Forest with friendly knowledgable staff. Nice forrest walks and pub next door.

Date of experience: August 2018
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May 19, 2018|
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Response from aramis | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the Hunting Lodge would be available for such an occasion, but literally next door the adjacent restaurant 'The Larder at Butler's Retreat' may be able to accommodate you.