Hedingham Castle and Gardens Castle Hedingham, Essex

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  • Cafe or Restaurant
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Softplay
  • Childrens Parties
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Toilets
  • Baby Changing
  • Rainy Days
  • Good access for wheelchairs
  • Partial access for wheelchairs


£ £ £

Family Price

Family Price £20.00

Suitable for ages


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This Norman Castle, built around 1140, has a 110ft high, four floor, keep to explore plus sizeable gardens, parkland and woodlands. Check out the Castle's what's on guide for great child-friendly activities and events.

Bayley Street
Castle Hedingham

01787 460261

Visit website http://www.hedinghamcastle.co.uk

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Car: Hedingham Castle is in the village of Castle Hedingham, half a mile from the A1017 between Cambridge and Colchester.

From the M11 junction 8, take the A120 to Braintree (direction Colchester). Circle round the bypass following the Sudbury signs, and the Castle is then signposted. One mile out of Braintree on Sudbury road, branch left onto the A1017 to Gosfield and The Hedinghams. In Sible Hedingham, take the right turn to Castle Hedingham and turn left to Castle at the top of the village’s main street. The entrance gates are 200 yards on the right.

Opening times

Open Sunday 1st April 2012 to Thursday 1st November 2012.

Sun: 10am-5pm.
Mon-Fri: 11am-4pm.

Closed Fridays and Saturdays and selected days for private events.

Please use the calendar button below to check specific opening details on the day you want to visit.

View calendar of events or schedule of activities on the attraction's web site.


Adult: £6.00.
Child (5-16): £4.00.
Concession: £5.50.
Family (2+3): £20.00.

We've tried really hard to make sure that all of this information for this day out is accurate and up-to-date, but please contact Hedingham Castle and Gardens before you go, just to make sure.

(If you've spotted anything we've missed, please let us know or use our detailed amendments form.)

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