Great Yeldham is a village in north Essex close to the Suffolk border. The village is where the infant river Colne is joined by a stream from near Stambourne and another that has flowed via Toppesfield. Little Yeldham is the neighbouring village and both are surrounded by arable land. Great Yeldham contains the ‘Great Oak’ an old preserved oak tree which was recorded in William the Conquerors Domesday book.
There are a variety of shops serving both Little Yeldham and Great Yeldham which include a convenience store, takeaway, post office and two pubs. The villages are very active and there are lots of clubs/groups/societies including; The Cottage Garden Society, parent and toddler group, walking group, youth club, football club, beavers, brownies etc.
St Andrews CEVC primary school in Great Yeldham offers teaching of a high quality and works carefully to ensure they balance ambitious academic expectations with the development of well-rounded children, with clear values. They are proud of the pupils’ positive attitudes to learning and high standards of behaviour.
The White Hart is a 15th Century coaching inn set in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of Great Yeldham. As well as an award winning hotel and restaurant if you are planning a wedding the Essex Barn is a truly unique venue seating upto 200 guests. There are 13 en-suite rooms including a bridal suite so they are able to cater for both small and larger weddings.