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


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: Returning from the War – beyond the 11th hour

  • 1 — 30 November 2018 *on now

Find out about Forest Keepers who returned to Epping Forest after the Great War, what we know about their war experiences and their return to a working life in the Forest. An exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Free. No booking required.

Suitable for

  • Any age



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.

Festive floristry workshop: Deck the halls

  • 5 December 2018 10:30am-4:30pm

A floristry workshop (two sessions: 10.30am to 1pm AND 1.30pm to 4.30pm) with a Tudor festive feel: we’re offering a rare opportunity to work together with floristry tutors to decorate the 1543 Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge with holly, ivy and Christmas cheer. Participants will be able to make a small festive decoration to take home too. Mince pies included. Donations for refreshments will help support conservation work and visitor services in Epping Forest. If you're able to, please bring your own secateurs and gardening gloves.
Free course, but advance booking is required at www.eppingforest.eventbrite.com This event is for adults (19 years+). This taster session is provided by Waltham Forest Adult Education Service in partnership with the City of London Corporation.
Please note: you will be required to complete short enrolment and evaluation forms.

Suitable for

  • 18+



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






Telephone during opening hours

020 8529 6681

Answerphone/school groups enquiries

020 8529 7090

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