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Experience world-class service at The White Hart

With gardens, open fireplaces and traditional wooden beams, this beautiful 15th-century inn offers free internet and a 2 AA Rosette restaurant using local, seasonal ingredients. The White Hart is on the Essex/Suffolk border and about 10 miles from Braintree. It has 5 Gold -star awards from Visit Britain (Gold Award) and the AA. Rooms at The White Hart are in a quiet, separate block. Each room has a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee. The White Hart also has an executive guest lounge. There are also fast electric car charging points located in the car park. In 2014 won the 'Best Small Hotel' at the Essex Tourism and Hospitality and in 2016 'Destination Dining Venue' at the Essex Fine Dining.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 single bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Great Yeldham
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Tanya
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The food is spectacular and the breakfast really excellent. The food the evening before was incredible. Highly recommend eating at the restaurant, and the outside seating for coffee was amazing with lovely countryside atmosphere. The staff were...
  • Robert
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The setting was great and the staff always on hand and very helpful
  • Kerry
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Staff were very fantastic and really friendly all throughout our stay. Dinner was fantastic, absolutely delicious. Breakfast was also very nice. Check in process was very easy. Room was lovely, clean and comfortable. Perfect tea making...

Property surroundings

2 restaurants on site

  • A la carte restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British • Local • European
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Brasserie
    • Cuisine
      British • Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The White Hart
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 2 restaurants
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and charges may be applicable.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

The White Hart takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 22:00


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 1 year are welcome.

Children 16 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and older are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about The White Hart

  • Yes, The White Hart is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The White Hart include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Family

  • Check-in at The White Hart is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The White Hart has 2 restaurants:

    • Brasserie
    • A la carte restaurant

  • The prices at The White Hart may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The White Hart offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing

  • The White Hart is 750 yards from the centre of Great Yeldham. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The White Hart can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free