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Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, RHS Hyde Hall is one of the finest gardens in the East of England. This 360-acre site is a haven of peace and tranquillity, encompassing a diverse mix of garden styles from traditional to modern. Away from the hectic pace of day to day life, and with lots of space to think and breathe you’ll find something to delight and inspire at every turn.

Highlights include the Dry Garden with its fantastic range of drought-resistant plants and the Hilltop Garden with its roses and herbaceous borders. There’s also a Global Growth Vegetable Garden, which showcases vegetables from around the world and a Winter Garden that celebrates the delights of winter with its multitude of radiant stem colours, peeling barks, luminous leaf colours and dazzling berries.

You’ll also find a café, restaurant, shop, plant centre and children’s play area to help you make the most of a day out with family and friends. The garden is open daily from 10am.

Welcome Building with cafe, gift shop, and plant centre. Within the garden itself, you will find a children's play area, picnic areas, garden library, restaurant and learning centre.

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

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

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Online booking only

Groups

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

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • 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

    Type:Garden

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

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    • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

    Opening Times

    * 10am - 5pm

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