The lake at Hyde Hall
  • The lake at Hyde Hall
  • Glow at RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • The Winter Garden at Hyde Hall
  • The Hillside aglow with lights at Hyde Hall
  • See trees and shrubs uplit with festive colour at Hyde Hall
  • This Christmas walk our magical Glow trail at Hyde Hall


Let it Glow! Enjoy an unmissable after dark spectacle of lights at RHS Garden Hyde Hall this festive season.

Follow the winding route through a selection of your favourite garden areas and discover shrubs awash with colourful lights and trees lighting up the night sky. In the Winter Garden, be dazzled by our iconic willow structures and leaf sculptures immersed in festive colour.

Food & drink:

Take a pit stop along the trail at the Thatched Barn and tuck into tasty one-pot suppers, such as lasagne, sausage & mash and curry & rice. With no need to book, you can eat in or take-away. Look out for our special family meal deal too!

At the Lake Cabins, enjoy hot food and winter warmers, including hotdogs, burgers and seasonal treats, plus spiced apple, mulled wine and indulgent hot chocolate. Clover Café will be open for drinks and snacks as you head in and out of the garden.

Glow Shopping:

This Christmas we have spadefuls of gift ideas for gardeners and loved ones, cheery decorations, colourful houseplants, wreaths and UK grown Christmas trees, as well as all you need to spread some festive cheer!


Peak time ticket: adult £14.95, off-peak adult £12.95. Peak time ticket: children (5–16): £7.95, off-peak child £6.95. Children under 5 free.

Peak runs weekdays until Thursday. Booking essential.


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Glow at RHS Hyde Hall

Type:Light Festival

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
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RHS Garden Hyde Hall, ChelmsfordSet 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 and is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

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