• RHS Hyde Hall
  • RHS Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall

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Following the upgrade of the UK’s coronavirus risk to the highest level and the latest Government guidelines announced on 4th January 2021, the RHS is pleased to confirm that RHS Garden Hyde Hall can remain open for exercise.


Given the significant rise in cases of coronavirus across the UK, we ask that everyone considering visiting the gardens does not travel outside of their local area, defined in the latest government guidelines as the village, town, or part of the city where they live.


Our foremost priority is always the health and safety of our members, visitors, staff and volunteers and to support the Government’s efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and protect the NHS.

As a large outside space, Hyde Hall can be enjoyed by visitors with the additional safety measures that have been in place since reopening in June, including social distancing and enhanced cleaning.


Mandatory pre-booking remains in place, and those wishing to visit the garden must book a time slot online at www.rhs.org.uk/gardens. During the new national lockdown, capacity will be further reduced by 30–40% to limit the numbers of visitors in the gardens at any one time. Anyone with a pre-booked ticket who now cannot visit as planned due to the new restrictions should visit the website for information on how to cancel their booking and request a refund.


Play areas will remain open, but enclosed areas of the gardens, including the glasshouses, and bird hide will close from Tuesday 5 January in line with the new regulations. Catering venues will also close, but takeaway food and drink options will be available.


The garden centre will also remain open during this period with limits on the number of people allowed inside at any one time. Our online plant shop, www.rhsplants.co.uk, continues to offer a wide selection of edible and ornamental plants.


The RHS is hugely grateful for the continued support and patience of our members and visitors throughout this difficult period. Please stay safe and check our website for the latest information.

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Guide Prices

Adults £12.15
Child (5 –16) £6.10
Children 4 and under Free
Family £30.25 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
Buy tickets online and save 10% at rhs.org.uk/hydehall
RHS members free



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


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


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Contactless payment only
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Online booking only


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite Catering
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    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.  

    Public Transport Directions

    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. Accessible by Public Transport: Chelmsford station is 8 miles away.

    RHS Garden Hyde Hall


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

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    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year

    * 10am - 4pm (November-February). Closed Christmas Day only.

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