Book a Property Valuation

Castle Hedingham is a village in northeast Essex in the Colne Valley on the ancient road from Colchester to Cambridge. The village developed around Hedingham Castle, the ancestral seat of the De Veres, Earls of Oxford. Many beautiful buildings from the medieval and Tudor periods survive within the village. The De Vere’s main emblem, a star or mullet, is carved into several of the buildings. There are also a number of fine brick houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.


Local amenities 

Local residents and visitors make the most of the good local pubs, restaurant and tea room. There is also a post office and village shop serving a variety of foods as well as freshly baked pastries and rolls.



De Vere primary school is a small school with a big heart. It has high expectations for the children and provides a rich, varied curriculum which challenges and inspires

What else you can expect 

Hedingham Castle was built in 1140 and the keep is all that remains of the Norman Castle. The castle was bought by Sir William Ashhurst in 1713 and he built a fine country house in 1719 in the grounds. The current owners, Jason and Demetra Lindsay, continue to do a lot of restoration on the castle, mansion house and the grounds. To assist them raise funds for this work you are welcome at any of the special events held throughout the year which range from Snowdrop Sundays in February to Jousting, a classic and vintage car show etc. For that extra special event a variety of wedding packages are on offer tooWhat you'll get for your money.



What you'll get for your money

A typical two-bedroom period cottage will cost in the region of £300,000 and range up to £2,000,000 for a four to five-bedroom house.