Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham

Hedingham Castle, in the village of Castle Hedingham, Essex, is arguably the best preserved Norman keep in England. The castle fortifications and outbuildings were built around 1100, and the keep around 1140. However, the keep is the only major medieval structure that has survived, albeit less two turrets. The keep is open to the public.
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  • Excellent place informative owner who was happy to fill us in with the history of the Norman building schemes in East Anglia and what has happened to the various similar castles in the meantime  more »
  • My aunt was married at the castle on Sunday and I can’t rave about the venue enough. Beautiful stunning grounds, the lodge and bridal cottage very clean and comfy, the service from the staff...  more »
  • We visited to watch the jousting and it was a great day. It's a lovely place to visit but I don't think there would have been much for children if the event hadn't been on.
  • A good example of a Norman Keep. It has lots of events. And a lovely lake and woodland. But could have more for children, for instance a play park.

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