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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Take a relaxing walk around these great gardens

You can spend several hours looking and looking at the different plants and noting their names. Its... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Although it was a sunny day and the car park was pretty full, the huge expanse of the grounds meant... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amanda W
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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With sweeping panoramas, big open skies and far reaching views this Essex garden is an inspiration to visitors of all ages. The garden boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or time of year. The Garden opens daily from 10am (closed Christmas Day) and includes a restaurant, children's play area, picnic areas and garden library. The Visitor Centre is open daily from 9.30am and includes a cafe, gift & book shop and plant centre. Entry to the Visitor Centre is free of charge. Please note that Sunday trading hours apply in the shop (11am - 5pm).
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can spend several hours looking and looking at the different plants and noting their names. Its a large garden and lots of walking oare on offer, but well worth it

1  Thank mikefogg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although it was a sunny day and the car park was pretty full, the huge expanse of the grounds meant it was still possible to experience the full beauty of the gardens in peace and tranquility. My daughter and I both left feeling relaxed but...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited with my mum and dad who are around 70, both with arthritis and suffering old age. Unfortunately we found the gardens not very old people friendly. The paths were uncomfortable to walk on for someone who cannot lift their feet too high, and...More

Thank becky1245
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place for a strole after your meal. Enjoy the grounds. When all is done visit the gift shop you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank ThomasSWF
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Hyde Hall on numerous occasions over the years, and have always found it an interesting, and entertaining day out. I came here this Sunday (just gone) to the Flower show, and loved it! There has been a lot of changes to the...More

Thank jacessex250
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my Mum and Granny to visit the flower show at Hyde Hall this August. Parking is well organised but we were directed to park really far away. With two in our party being over 80 the potential walk was daunting. We decided to...More

Thank Smurfetti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens with lots of open space for children. Numerous activities for youngsters to enjoy and partake. Entrance is a little expensive, the annual ticket makes it more reasonable covering more than one visit.

Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens and plenty of car parking. We visited whilst flower show event taking place. Well signed and well marshalled for car parking. Very impressed by how well organised it was. Superb cafe. Competitive prices at both gardens and flower show. Excellent day out.

Thank victoria24351
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hyde Hall is tucked away in the Essex countyside, you may be misled by its name, there is no grand old building to walk around. This is gardens only, but well worth visiting, (especially if the summer ever arrives) there are lovely gardens to explore...More

Thank mark13rh
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you love gardens, you'll love this, one the four RHS gardens, over looks the lovely Essex countryside, it's beautiful, much to see and once the new centre is done it'll be great, new veg area is very inspiring, lots of new and unusual vegetables...More

Thank wendyjbooker
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Daniel B
14 August 2017|
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Response from hydehall | Property representative |
Daniel, the craft fair is free with normal garden admission, so that's £11.00 for adults and £5.50 for children.
9 February 2015|
Response from hydehall | Property representative |
2015 admission prices are: Adults £8.95, Children (5-16) £4.50, Family ticket (2+2) £22.80.