List of Essex gardens
Hyde Hall is a palate of sumptuously rich and varied colours providing inspiration for the novice and keen gardener alike. Whatever time of the year you visit it will always be a wonderful experience.
Designed by Harold Peto in 1902 for 'Daisy' Countess of Warwick. Abandoned in 1950, restoration commenced in 1993. Visit the Italian garden, glade, 'Peto' Pavilion, courtyard with fountain and be inspired.
Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL, Tel: 07779 223321, www.visitmaldon.co.uk/beeleigh-abbey
Three Acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully revived and extended in recent years.
The ideal venue for small conferences, away days, meetings and special occasions. Beautiful 7 acre garden with sculptures, lawns and terraces. Barn seating 40+ people, more standing. Kitchen and catering facilities available.
20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.
Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored. Superbly sited on a ridge overlooking its landscaped parkland. The mansion and gardens are situated on a site of ancient human habitation.
Southchurch Hall Close, Southend, Essex, SS1 2TE
Ornamental gardens, including large ponds with fish and waterfowl around a medieval hall.
Clifftown Parade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AG
The oldest surviving public park in Southend dating from 1855 located in a lovely Victorian square with beautiful ornamental gardens, pond and fountain. Restored with money from the Heritage Lottery Fund.