Opening times and Events

 Forthcoming events at Great Lodge 

Saturday 21st October 6.45pm for  7.30pm Pop-up opera’s Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel
Pre-book tickets £20/£10 under 16s

Thursday 26th October  7.15pm for 8pm An evening with Grayson Perry ‘Life is meaningless’  Tickets £15 from Between the Lines Bookshop Gt. Bardfield only

Christmas Wine sale 9th and 10th December 2017


 Vineyard tours and Wine Tasting  1st May – 30th September

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Self-guided vineyard trail £3     Weekdays from May 10am – 5pm*  No need to book.  
Pick up a map from the wine shop to guide you through Bardfield Vineyard and the wider Great Lodge Estate. Explore the original vineyard plantings and our newly established vines. The trail will take you through the Great Lodge walled garden, Grade I listed Anne of Cleves Barn, through woodland and over farmland. You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy out in the gardens or vineyard.
The shop for admission, wine tasting and sales closes at 4pm; but those visitors already here are welcome to stay in the grounds until 5pm

Vineyard Tour and Tasting £15   1st June, 6th July, 10th August and 7thSeptember
11:30 a.m. Please book in advance.
Join us as we take you on a personally guided tour through the Great Lodge estate and Bardfield Vineyard. We’ll explain the work done on the vineyard that leads to the production of our award winning wines. You’ll then have the chance to taste 4 of our wines and learn more about the English wine industry. You are welcome to bring a picnic and spend the rest of the day enjoying the estate. Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes for the Tour and Tasting and the estate closes at 5 p.m.

Private Group Tours (for groups of 10 or more)
We have 3 options which can be arranged for a date of your choice.

Option 1. Group tour and tasting £15 per person
We’ll welcome you with tea and coffee on arrival in our Grade I listed Anne of Cleves barn. A guided tour will take you through the Great Lodge estate and Bardfield Vineyard. You’ll then have the chance to taste 4 of our wines and learn more about the English wine industry. You are welcome to bring a picnic and spend the rest of the day enjoying the estate. Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes for the Tour and Tasting and the estate closes at 5 p.m.

Option 2. Group Tour, Tasting and Afternoon Tea £20 per person
As above for the tour and tasting, but following the wine tasting we will serve an afternoon tea in the Anne of Cleves barn.

Option 3. Group Tour, Tasting and Lunch £22.50 per person
As above for the tour and tasting, but following the wine tasting we will serve a ploughman’s lunch in the Anne of Cleves barn.

If you would like to book a tour please email us at info@greatlodge.co.uk

*Please note that bringing your own alcoholic drinks onto the estate is not permitted, but we welcome you to taste our wines in the wine shop which can be purchased by the glass or bottle for you to enjoy on your visit.

*Well behaved dogs on leads welcome


For more information and to book please contact Rebecca on
01371 810 776 or email info@greatlodge.co.uk