Lyddington Bede House

Group visits to Lyddington Bede House

In a pretty village setting, this late medieval bishops' palace served as an almshouse from Elizabethan times until the 1930s for poor 'bedesmen' and women.

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Group Discount

We offer a 15% discount (10% for Stonehenge) for travel trade and organised groups of 11 or more paying visitors when payment is made in a single transaction.
Per group you also receive:

  • free entry for one tour leader
  • free entry for one coach driver

The tour leader, coach driver and any English Heritage members do not count towards the group totals.

Booking information

Trade admission prices and opening times:

Please refer to our Trade Admission Prices & Site Opening Times brochure for pricing and opening times information at our top sites for groups. 

Making a booking:

Contact information for making your group booking can be found in the Visit & Contact Information section below.

Please include the property name and date of visit in the subject line of your email along with the following information:

  • Group name
  • Name of property
  • Tour reference/booking reference (if applicable)
  • Date and time of arrival
  • Number of visitors

Payment method:

Payment can be made on arrival by: cash, credit/debit card, cheque (made payable to The English Heritage Trust), Agency Voucher Scheme (AVS).

Visit & Contact information

  • Coach parking: As there is no parking on site, please use the village car park.
  • Average length of visit: 1 hour.

Address: Blue Coat Lane, Lyddington, Rutland LE15 9LN

Email: lyddingtonbede.house@english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone: 01572 822438

Guided tours

Make your group visit extra special by adding one of our guided tours.

Please allow for the indicated minimum notice below when booking a guided tour.

Guided tour of Lyddington Bede House

Let our knowledgeable guide walk your group through the history of Lyddington Bede House and to the earthworks of the medieval fishponds.

  • Duration: 60 minutes.
  • Minimum-maximum pax: 11 - 30 pax.
  • Advance booking required: Yes, a minimum of 30 days notice is required
  • Price: Price available on enquiry.

Group Travel Support

Further support and useful resources available to group travel organisers can be found on our dedicated Group Visits webpages.

For educational groups, please visit our School Visits webpages.

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