Facilities at Lyddington Bede House

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    Parking

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    No car park available, visitors must park on the street by the church. One minute walk to site or in the village.

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    Food and Drink

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    The small gift shop sells cold drinks, ice-cream and fudge or chocolate. There are also two pubs in the village offering food.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn (there are no tables or benches).

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    Shop

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    Small gift shop sells a range of English Heritage gifts, ice-cream and cold drinks.

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    Toilets

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    There are no toilets on site.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on lead allowed in the grounds but not in the house. Assistance dogs welcome.

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    Exhibition

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    New graphic panels; a case displaying a Bible and prayer book used at the Bedehouse; and audio boxes where you can hear letters read by the ‘bedesmen’.

    One of the bedeswomen’s rooms is recreated as it may have appeared in late Victorian times.

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    Gardens

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    There is a small herb garden.

    The property is set in a beautiful historic village. The Bede House is next to the church and there is a short pleasant walk to medieval fish ponds (five to ten minutes) through the village.

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    Family Friendly

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    Pushchairs Allowed

    Push chair access on the ground floor only.

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    Please be aware

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    Hazardous low ceiling along outside walkway.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Lyddington Bede House

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Blue Coat Lane, Lyddington, Leicester, LE15 9LZ
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