Prior's Hall Barn

Free Entry

Open at weekends Apr-Sep, 10am to 6pm


High Street, Widdington, Nr Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3SB

Before You Go

One of the finest surviving medieval barns in eastern England, tree-ring dated to the mid 15th century, with a breathtaking aisled interior and crown post roof, the product of some 400 oaks.

Read more about the history of the barn.

Before You Go

Parking: There is a small car park by the barn.

Opening times: The barn is open from 10am to 6pm at weekends from April to September .

Facilities: There are no facilities at the barn but there is a pub in the village, or the nearest town with extensive facilities is Saffron Walden, 6 miles away.

Dogs: Assistance dogs only.

Plan a Great Day Out

If you’re looking for things to do in the area, just four miles away lies the decadent mansion house and estate of Audley End House and Gardens. Visitors can explore life above and below stairs, resident horses, pretty parterres and ‘Capability’ Brown landscape.

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