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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Sunday, 29th May 2022 - Sunday, 29th May 2022

Friday, 17th June 2022 - Friday, 17th June 2022

Saturday, 18th June 2022 - Saturday, 18th June 2022

Sunday, 19th June 2022 - Sunday, 19th June 2022

Friday, 22nd July 2022 - Friday, 22nd July 2022

Saturday, 23rd July 2022 - Saturday, 23rd July 2022

Sunday, 24th July 2022 - Sunday, 24th July 2022

Friday, 26th August 2022 - Friday, 26th August 2022

Saturday, 27th August 2022 - Saturday, 27th August 2022

Sunday, 28th August 2022 - Sunday, 28th August 2022

Beginners Warm Glass WorkshopSpend a day with Hylands Artist Studios resident glass artist Mona Marnell exploring warm glass.
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Friday, 17th June 2022 - Friday, 17th June 2022

Saturday, 18th June 2022 - Saturday, 18th June 2022

Sunday, 19th June 2022 - Sunday, 19th June 2022

Foodies festivalFoodies FestivalFOODIES FESTIVAL – the biggest gourmet food and drink touring festival in the UK
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Monday, 15th August 2022 - Monday, 15th August 2022

Outdoor TheatreJoin us on the Back Lawn of Hylands House. Let your hair down and get tangled in a brand-new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale!
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Tuesday, 23rd August 2022 - Tuesday, 23rd August 2022

As You Like ItThe Lord Chamberlain's Men are back in the beautiful setting of Hylands House back lawn.
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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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      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 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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

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