Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
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Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge is a unique timber-framed Tudor hunt standing built by Henry VIII in 1543. It has magnificent views of Epping Forest from its upper floors and permanent displays in its Tudor kitchen. Other displays include information on Tudor costumes, timber-framing and the history of Epping Forest.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm. Open Bank Holidays (except Christmas Day). Opening subject to school parties and wedding bookings - please telephone to check.

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Exhibition: The Forest that was saved: 140 years of protection under the 1878 Epping Forest Act

  • 21 July — 30 September 2018

What did Epping Forest look like in the 1870s when it was saved from destruction? To mark 140 years of Epping Forest as a protected public space, this exhibition will reprint more than 40 historic photographs of the Forest and adjoining villages commissioned to celebrate the crucial legal judgement of 1874 that saved the Forest.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/eppingforestevents

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Family event: The Forest that was saved - 140 years of summer holiday family fun

  • 21 July — 30 September 2018

Drop in this summer for self-led art and activity tables and trails linked to our exhibition about how the Forest was saved. Victorian hats to try on, historic games and drawing activities to take you back to the Epping Forest of your great, great, great grandparents.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/eppingforestevents

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
Rangers Road
Chingford
London
Greater London
E4 7QH
England

Website

www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Local_history_and_heritage/Buildings_outside_the_City/hunting_lodge.htm

E-mail

epping.forest@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Telephone

Telephone during opening hours

020 8529 6681

Answerphone/school groups enquiries

020 8529 7090

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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