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image for Children's Activity Event item typeScarecrow Making Weekend at RHS Garden Hyde Hall

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Children's Activity Event, Sat 10 - Sun 11 Feb 2018, £7-£36

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Make a scarecrow at Hyde Hall

Make a scarecrow at Hyde Hall

Fun for all the family at our scarecrow making workshop

Contact

RHS Booking Hotline

020 3176 5830

Address

Creephedge Lane,
Rettendon,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM3 8ET

Details

Gather up the family and some old clothes, and have lots of fun creating a scarecrow. Pre-booking essential. Please state if you want a large or small scarecrow kit when booking.

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

Children welcome

Visitor Centre with cafe, gift shop and plant centre. Licenced restaurant and information centre within main garden.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Feb 2018
Various sessions available - check website for details

Prices

Small scarecrow kit £7 & large scarecrow kit £10, plus normal garden admission:
RHS member + 1 family guest: Free
Adult: £11.50 (£12.65 with Gift Aid)
Children (5-16 years): £5.75 (£6.33 with Gift Aid)
Family 2+2: £29.00 (£31.90 with Gift Aid)
Child (4 & under): Free

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 23 Jan Woodland Walks
Tue 30 Jan Woodland Walks
Tue 6 Feb Woodland Walks
Wed 7 Feb Little Acorns
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Feb Scarecrow Making Weekend
Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb Half Term Fun - Mud & Machines

Location

Directions

Plan route to RHS Garden Hyde Hall using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 781995  Lat: 51.66649 Long: 0.57442

By car:
Hyde Hall is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Chelmsford and is signed from the A130 (southbound).

Leave the M25 at junction 29 for A127 (signed Southend). From the A127 exit onto the A132 (signed Wickford/South Woodham Ferrers).

Or leave the A12 at junction 17, then at the roundabout take the second exit for the A130 (signed Southend/Basildon)

From the A130 Rettendon Turnpike roundabout follow the tourist attraction flower symbols towards South Woodham Ferrers on the A132. At the Shaw Farm roundabout turn left into Willow Grove/Creephedge Lane.

Please be aware that if you are using Sat Nav please enter CM3 8ET via Creephedge Lane.

By Public Transport:
From London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford (about 8miles away) or to Wickford (5 miles away). Taxis are usually available at the station.

Buses - The No.3 service from Southend to Chelmsford stops at the garden.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Chelmsford station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • 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 corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Visitor Centre with cafe, gift shop and plant centre. Licenced restaurant and information centre within main garden.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu