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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great afternoon out

A great place to go for a bit of fresh air in beautiful surroundings. It is great place to take the... read more

Reviewed today
Ian F
Family fun outdoors

We have annual membership here and we love it. Lots of open space for the kids to run around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vicky B
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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...more
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 402019
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Reviewed today

A great place to go for a bit of fresh air in beautiful surroundings. It is great place to take the kids and let them enjoy a bit of freedom. Parking is never a problem. It is the venue for really good fairs their August...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have annual membership here and we love it. Lots of open space for the kids to run around, beautiful gardens to look at and a little park which my 6 year old loves! Good for a few hours outside in the fresh air. Plus...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't visited the gardens since the RHS took over and what a change with more to come. There are a variety of areas such as a dry garden, cottage garden, vegetables found in different countries and more being developed. An area for children and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the gardens earlier this month (October), but even at this time of year there was a mass of colour. Although this was our only visit to date, we understand that the planting strategy ensures that the gardens are impressive all year round. This...More

Thank Rocko1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

The RHS has recently spent a huge amount of money on developing Hyde Hall. One of the changes is a new Education Centre/Restaurant on the top part of the garden. This restaurant (in effect) replaces the old, much loved Barn Restaurant (although I understand it...More

Thank Stu151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice stop if you are already in the area. The cafe makes a nice lunch! Getting to and around this area without a car can be a challenge, we called a cab service who made us wait 20 minutes then told us it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Hyde Hall at least once a month. Lots to do and see, as the seasons change. Staff are always welcoming and friendly. There are two places to eat, the cafe by the main entrance (you don't have to buy a ticket to...More

Thank _charlie_c_brown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RHS garden was impressed with the rose garden most of roses in their second bloom a lot going on the restaurant is housedina a brand new building did not have food the prices were at the high end. There was a lot of improvements in...More

Thank lurch767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely garden to visit with plenty of walks, amazing flowebeds, greenhouse and good restaurant for a meal, or snack

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have attended Hyde hall a few times this year and decided to become a member as it's worth it if you attend a couple of times. The garden are so well maintained and pretty throughout the year. There are 2 places to eat a...More

Thank Samantha L
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Janis O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This is a RHS garden there will be flowers with colours to suit all the seasons. This time of year it will be planted up with spring bulbs, pansies, wallflowers and many more plants. Regards Janis.
Shirley E
6 March 2018|
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Response from hydehall | Property representative |
Hi Shirley, We welcome assistance dogs, but no other dogs allowed on site.
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.