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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Lovely gardens

Decided to visit these gardens as we live close by. Have visited once before a long time ago... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janis O
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Brilliant for children

We visit Hyde Hall every school holiday and each time there is something different for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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With sweeping panoramas, big open skies and far reaching views this Essex garden is an inspiration to visitors of all ages. The garden boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or time of year. The Garden opens daily from 10am (closed Christmas Day) and includes a restaurant, children's play area, picnic areas and garden library. The Visitor Centre is open daily from 9.30am and includes a cafe, gift & book shop and plant centre. Entry to the Visitor Centre is free of charge. Please note that Sunday trading hours apply in the shop (11am - 5pm).
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to visit these gardens as we live close by. Have visited once before a long time ago. After paying our entrance fee directed to a volunteer, who explained with a free garden map the various areas of the gardens and on going projects. Lovely...More

Thank Janis O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit Hyde Hall every school holiday and each time there is something different for the children. We tend to be able to spend the whole day here (weather permitting). We have lunch in the cafe which is nice but my only gripe is the...More

Thank Hazel90-19
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are members here and visit from time to time. Beautiful gardens with loads of Autumn colours at the moment. You should allow yourselves at least half a day to visit this place.

Thank terryrothery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend for a walk, chat and lunch! As ever a relaxing place to take some exercise, watch the seasons change and take inspiration for own garden. Will always recommend this gem of a place.

Thank bikers4wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Free Tuesday along with hundreds of other OAPs. A vast site with plenty of walking between the different planted areas. A work in progress. The best bits for me were the gardens nearest the house. These were the established parts of the...More

Thank MartinCOYS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come to Hyde Hall now to see the beautiful autumn colour in the garden. The virginia creeper in the restaurant/cafe courtyard at the top of the hill is stunning. We enjoyed a lovely few hours here in the sunshine. There is lots to see and...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're lucky in that we live close the Hyde Hall. It is always a joy to visit - at any time of year your senses will be awakened. The staff work tirelessly all year around to maintain and develop the gardens which are diverse and...More

Thank EAClack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think we are so lucky to have such a lovely place to visit so near to us. Always a joy to visit - particularly when the roses are in their full glory - but anytime of year. The autumn colours at the moment are...More

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are absolutely beautiful and you feel refreshed just by absorbing their beauty and that’s before you start walking and discovering the plants and flowers. This is a truly wonderful garden, much loved by members and visitors. The membership fee is less than for...More

Thank sylv597
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends brought us here to show us the beautiful grounds and gardens. It was stunning and I am sure worth regular visits esp. with the change of seasons. There is a lovely restaurant with both table and chairs and sofas to sit on and a...More

1  Thank Kathy G
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Questions & Answers
Daniel B
14 August 2017|
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Response from hydehall | Property representative |
Daniel, the craft fair is free with normal garden admission, so that's £11.00 for adults and £5.50 for children.
9 February 2015|
Response from hydehall | Property representative |
2015 admission prices are: Adults £8.95, Children (5-16) £4.50, Family ticket (2+2) £22.80.