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Hylands Park

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Lovely place to take the family

Hylands Park is a great place to visit & it will be enjoyed by all the family. There are super... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mike P
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Great for walks

Huge area to walk & wander around. You don’t need to visit the house. Lots of undulating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne B
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I took my disabled father for an afternoon strole, and was pleased to be able to park near the main house and stables tea shop. There is no charge for parking at Hylands What I particularly liked was the footpaths around the formal gardens, these...More

3  Thank Chris P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 January 2018

My first visit to replacement cafe in hylands park this year in the pet friendly area. Big mistake can't think what the council where thinking of our old cafe used China cups and plates plus stainless steel cutlery. Food was fresh table tops always wiped...More

6  Thank Harrynumber1
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Reviewed yesterday

Hylands Park is a great place to visit & it will be enjoyed by all the family. There are super places to walk & areas to have a picnic, well worth a visit.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge area to walk & wander around. You don’t need to visit the house. Lots of undulating countryside plus little gardens to explore. My only bug bear was that the cafe closed 1.5h BEFORE the park closure on a Sunday. So if you fancied a...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed coming to this place its lovely well kept and the grounds are beautiful, there is also a lovely eatery and they do some nice farmer markets

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hylands Park is the perfect place for a walk, a ramble or just somewhere to picnic and relax. We live only 15 minutes from the park which has two vehicle entrances one up near Hylands House and one at the lower end of the park....More

1  Thank Donald C
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review Donald. We hope you continue to enjoy Hylands Estate.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took some friends that where visiting, the dog and the kids. Was great for everyone and something for everyone to enjoy. Even the dog loved it. Only thing was there was a long wait at the stables for a coffee on the dog friendly side.

Thank paulsP515LV
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to review Hylands Park, we appreciated your feedback. We'll pass on your comment about The Stables café to the café management. Kind regards, Michelle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This delightful Victorian building is very elegant and parking to visit is very close. When visiting you can also visit the stables where you will find a very nice cafe, secondhand bookshop and a glass craft studio...this was open and very interesting during our visit....More

Thank Barry S
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Hylands Estate. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large park owned by the council and free to park and enter. Cafe can be a bit hit and miss and the house is often closed for special events but you can still enjoy the gardens.More

Thank tatki46539
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hylands House is open on the first Sunday of the month (excluding December when it's Sunday 16th December). On our Open Days we offer; free entry, a free exhibition, free guided tours, farmers' & crafts market and our resident artists open their studios. We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a few of the family and three children. After a game on the grass we went to the stables area but they seemed to have closed, not sure where the horses were. Very disappointed that the cafe has changed hands. The variety...More

Thank ann l
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your feedback, I'll pass your feedback on to the café manager. The Stables is currently undergoing a refresh. We will be extending the artist community by welcoming new resident artists soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been taking my family and friends here for the past 15 years. it has changed over the years, and it improves each time. The weekend markets are very interesting, the gardens are gorgeous and the areas for picnics and parties are endless.

Thank Sunita W
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Sunita for your feedback. We're so pleased you are enjoying the improvements. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are stunning and really well kept. There are several nice walks you can do in the grounds, and it’s an amazing place for a picnic on a nice evening. I also appreciated the long opening hours in the summer. We can’t get enough...More

Thank Nicole C
MichelleM9396, Manager at Hylands Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Please keep visiting!!

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1970rosemary
12 July 2018|
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Response from MichelleM9396 | Property representative |
Parking is on a nearby field, it's a bout a 5 minute walk to the event site. The film has sold out tonight so I imagine there could be a slight delay in exiting the estate.
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mashie73
27 June 2018|
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Response from MichelleM9396 | Property representative |
No, we strongly advise against swimming in the lakes.
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Naomi R
13 April 2018|
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Response from Daryl H | Property representative |
BBQ's are not permitted in the park.
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