Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate
  • Hylands Estate

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Hylands Estate is a prestigious Grade II* listed public park encompassing 574 acres of historic parkland. 

The beautifully renovated Neo-Classical elegant villa Hylands House can be hired for any occasion including Weddings, Celebrations and Business Events and is open to the public on select days. 

The Stables offers a welcoming café, information point, second-hand bookshop and resident studios for artists and designers open for browsing. Within the park there are formal Victorian Gardens and ancient woodlands that are accessible as well as an award winning accessible children’s Adventure Playground. 

With a list of seasonal events both within the House and the Park, Hylands Estate is the perfect place to visit and explore.


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Friday, 19th May 2023 - Friday, 19th May 2023

Saturday, 20th May 2023 - Saturday, 20th May 2023

Sunday, 21st May 2023 - Sunday, 21st May 2023

National Flower ShowThe National Flower Show returns in May 2023 for a three-day gardening extravaganza set in the stunning grounds of Hylands Estate.
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Friday, 26th May 2023 - Sunday, 28th May 2023

Creamfields SouthCalvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Andy C, Becky Hill, Camelphat, Carl Cox (Hybrid Live), Chase & Status,Example, Fatboy Slim, Gorgon City, Nina Kraviz, Patrick Topping, Sonny Fodera + more
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Saturday, 5th August 2023 - Saturday, 5th August 2023

Proms SpectacularA HUGE event, not to be missed! Listen to all your Proms favourites played by the fantastic Orion Orchestra in the beautiful grounds of Hylands Estate
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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Sole use of venue
  • Wedding receptions


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • National Trust Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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      Road Directions

      By Road:From London: Take A12 towards Colchester. At 1st Chelmsford sign, take slip road to A414 towards Chelmsford. (A414 is an old dual carriageway). White on brown tourist signs indicates entrance to park/house.The nearest railway station is Chelmsford, which is 10 miles away.

      Hylands Estate


      London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ

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      • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

      Opening Times

      Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

      * Gates open at 7:30am and close at:
      March - 6pm
      April - 8pm
      May - 9pm
      June - 10pm

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