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Group Visits:Group Visits at Marks Hall Estate

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Gardens

Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum

Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum

Address

Marks Hall Road,
Coggeshall,
Essex,
CO6 1TG

Details

The Walled Garden with its contemporary landscaping and traditional planting is a stunning focal point from spring to late autumn in this 200 acre garden. The Visitor Centre, housed in a glorious Essex barn, provides a tearoom, shop and plant centre.

OPENING TIMES: All year. April to October, Tuesday to Sunday 1030-1700. November to March,
Friday to Sunday 1030-dusk.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 3 hours.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for group organiser, coach parking on site, coach drop off/pick up point, coach driver concessions and facilities, guided group tours (pre-booked in advance), toilets, shop, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access.

Images credit: Jerry Harpur.

Coach park: Yes

Drop off: Yes

Driver: Refreshments

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Suitability for the Disabled: WCs. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Dogs permitted on Woodland Walks, and in Arboretum on Wednesdays April - October.

Prices

£4 per head for pre booked groups of more than 10 people.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Marks Hall Estate using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 840254  Lat: 51.89675 Long: 0.67285

By Road:
Between B1024 and A120 North of Coggeshall. Follow the brown signs from A120 Coggeshall Bypass.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Suitability for the Disabled: WCs. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Dogs permitted on Woodland Walks, and in Arboretum on Wednesdays April - October.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Notes

Full children's menu available during school holidays, limited children's menu available at all other times.