Welcome to The Lodge Inn 

The Lodge Inn in Rettendon, Essex – near South Woodham Ferrers,
is a friendly, family-run Pub, Hotel, Restaurant with its own Marquee.

There’s always something happening at ‘The Lodge Inn’.


We’re holding a Wedding Fayre here at the Lodge Inn
on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April between 10am and 4pm.

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Planning for our third Wedding Fayre is well under way.

Join us on Saturday 25th of April or Sunday 26th of April too see our beautiful venue set up for an actual wedding.  

The list of exhibitors is growing!!

Peter Minney, south east England’s best toastmaster will have some of his amazing photos from recent weddings

Avanti Photography will be with us for the weekend, explaining all the bespoke packages they can arrange for you

Meadowcroft garden centre will have some gorgeous table decorations on display

Balloon wishes will be showing their amazing decorations

We have a range of wedding dresses from Blush Brides

A hairdresser and make up artist will be available to discuss your unique look for your big day

Linda’s cakes will have some examples for us to see

Holly from Dolly Tots will bring a sweetie cart to try and tempt us

OMG Entertainment will bring a photo booth to record your big day

Claire from glamour hen nights will be with us to discuss your hen night pamper days

Richie will be with us all day playing background music, we have Annie and Mickey to entertain us and three of our local bands, The Nook, Frog on a Rocket and Freefall have all left me with their info for you to take home

Don’t forget a complimentary glass of Buck’s Fizz with our wedding coordinator Paula!

Any enquires please call us on 01245 32006

Feel free to come and see how we can help make your special day
even more special!


We’re holding a Charity Race Night

in aid of

Dreams Come True at The Lodge Inn - RettendonChildren’s Charity (Reg Charity No. 800248)

To be held on the evening of Friday 1st May
Check the What’s On menu above for more information.


We are pleased to welcome RONNIE BUCKINGHAM back to The Lodge Inn
on Monday July 13th and Wednesday October 14th, for evenings of clairvoyance.

Ronnie Buckingham at The Lodge Inn

Ronnie, the acclaimed celebrity psychic will be returning to The Lodge Country Inn following his successful appearances here last year.


Loyalty Card - The Lodge Country Inn, EssexAnd now.. our very own loyalty card.

Collect points every time you purchase food and drink.

Call in to collect yours today.


Bride and Groom - Civil Ceremonies at The Lodge Inn

We’re pleased to be able to announce that The Lodge Inn now has a licence to host Civil Ceremonies,
 check out our dedicated website: weddingsatthelodge.co.uk

We’re situated on the A132 between Wickford and South Woodham Ferrers, approximately
40 miles from London and close to Essex’s ‘Jubilee City’ of Chelmsford.

Set in its own delightful surroundings, with a well equipped marquee – now with its own bathrooms –
that can comfortably hold from 60 people and be extended to hold 200 people, 129 seated.

Marquee at The Lodge Inn, Essex

‘The Lodge’ can be used for small conferences, private parties, weddings, etc.

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It has a most attractive, fully licensed bar and 120 seater restaurant,
where guests can enjoy traditional English food
or sample from our extensive bar menu.

5 Star Rating for The Lodge Inn at the Food Standards Agency

And we’re pleased to be able to announce that Chelmsford City Council has again awarded The Lodge Inn 5 Stars in the Food Standards Council’s awards.

Eight, recently refurbished, en-suite rooms, including a Family Room.

And extensive gardens with play areas if the weather is kind.

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