Epping is a small pretty market town located within the county of Essex in England, located 3.5 miles from Loughton.
Being surrounded by Epping Forest and working farms has resulted in the town of Epping has a distinct rural appearance that is both breathtaking and humbling, allowing you the most relaxing of vacations. The town has a number of Grade I and Grade II listed buildings to boast of, as well as a weekly market dating back to 1253 that is held on every Monday.
Well known for its local produce, the town does not produce Epping butter anymore, however the well-known and popular Epping sausages are still manufactured in the town by Church’s Butchers, who have been trading on the same site since 1888. Whilst staying in Epping you can enjoy a number of walks, hikes and nature watching activities, as well as cycling and numerous other outdoor pursuits.
Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London E4 7QH (020) 8529 6681
Built for Henry VIII in 1543, Queen Elizabeth’s hunting lodge was constructed to allow guests to view hunts from a high vantage point.
Set in the historic Epping Forest woodland; the lodge is open all year round and admission is free.