The Lodge Hedingham Castle
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Whether you are looking to escape the pressures of city living, throw an exciting party for family and friends, host a unique corporate event or want the perfect backdrop for a celebration with a difference, Hedingham Castle, a licensed wedding venue and the Castle Lodge offer a range of unique services and superlative facilities tailored to meet your individual requirements.

Home away from home accommodation, the Lodge is an ideal base for visiting all that the region has to offer. Make the most of historic Lavenham, Constable Country, Cambridge, Newmarket, Colchester, spas, steam railway, water skiing, antique shops, historic properties, winding lines - all within easy reach.

Come and explore the Essex countryside! Set on the edge of the quintessentially English village, the two friendly pubs, a restaurant and tea rooms are all just 2 minutes' walk away, from birthdays or reunions to activity holidays, whether you are friends, families, cyclists, walkers, bird watchers, historians, artists or colleagues it is a perfect country escape.

There is a large terrace and garden with outside furniture and a BBQ. It is surrounded by its own large garden which merges seamlessly with the ancient defensive landscape of the Norman castle earthworks, woodlands and farmland of the stunning castle park, which boasts an established network of footpaths and biking trails and is a five minute walk to the Castle.

The Lodge is available as a whole property for weekend breaks, mid week and weeklong bookings. Pets are not welcome unless by prior arrangement. Occasionally there are events at the castle which you are most welcome to enjoy as part of your stay.

It sleeps 17, in 8 bedrooms with 5 bathrooms - 2 ensuite, and booked together with The garden Cottage, 4, and The Game Larder, 2, and the Georgian House itself , 6 ( POA), you can create a very special weekend.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
The Lodge£2,500.00 per unit per night

*£550 / night - minimum occupancy 3 nights
£2500 / week for 1 week
Discount for multiple weeks



  • Accessible Rooms
  • Elderly and less mobile
  • Part-time wheelchair users

Booking & Payment Details

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Barbecue
  • Foodshop/mobile foodshop
  • Restaurant


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • 24-hour minimum vacancy between guests
  • Advance booking essential
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Online booking possible
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Kit cleaning area
  • Kit storage area
  • Secure cycle storage

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities


  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking on Site
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Cleaning service
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Non-smoking property
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Radio
  • Shower
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Property Facilities: The Lodge

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet access
  • High chairs available
  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Linen provided
  • Elderly and less mobile

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Only 1.5 hours from central London, 45 mins from Cambrige and Colchester Hedingham Castle is easy to get to.  It is signed on all major routes within 5 miles.

Public Transport Directions

There is a limited bus route but the Castle is easy to get to by train to either Braintree or Sudbury and take the bus or a taxi from there. 

The Garden Cottage


Bayley Street, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DJ

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Tel+44 (0)1787 460261

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2022)

* Please email to find out our availability

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