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Castle Hedingham Hostel

The Norman Castle and half timbered houses of Castle Hedingham add to the atmosphere of this hostel. Offering a mixture of a 16th century building with modern annexe. Facilities are good with a large lawned garden to relax in. Local attractions include Colne Valley Railway, the Lovejoy Trail, Kentwell Hall (Tudor re-enactment), and the wool towns and churches.


Lounge, self-catering kitchen, showers, drying room, cycle store and garden with BBQ.

Beds 50
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Nearby


7 Falcon Square, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3BU
01787 460799
Tourist Information: 01376 550066

Getting There

Follow signs for Hedingham Castle. Opposite Castle entrance turn down Castle Lane. Hostel on left at bottom of hill.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 155/786355


Hedingham Omnibuses 89/A from Braintree (pass close BR Braintree) (Tel: 0345 000 333).


Sudbury (Not Sun, except Jun-Sep) 7m; Braintree 8m


Harwich Ferry for Netherlands, Germany, Norway (25m)

Nearest Other Hostels

Saffron Walden 20m, Cambridge 29m

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