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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

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

This is a great place to visit to unwind and escape the hustle of daily life. There a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mark13rh
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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Lovely Gardens , what a nice surprise to see so many types of trees, shrubs and plants.

It's a very nice place to visit as there are many different types of gardens to see. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jeffbarton2017
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Cambridge, 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).
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
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+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit to unwind and escape the hustle of daily life. There a beautiful gardens and wide open spaces to have a picnic or there are two cafes offering good food, although a little expensive. There are also various shows...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a very nice place to visit as there are many different types of gardens to see. Plenty of various pathways with which give you different ideas for your own garden. They have a new visitors centre and good places to eat with a gardening...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious and varied food in a clean and trendy café followed by a beautiful walk around the stunning gardens. Very helpful and informative staff. The views are worth a visit alone! Oh and the strong coffee is worth a mention too! 😊🌸☕️🍳🥞🥓

Thank Carly G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had another great day at Hyde Hall. Lovely walks, beautiful plants and good company too! What more could you ask?

Thank HTetch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Place for all ages to relax and look around the lovely gardens.Good places to eat and a shop.Nice picnic area.Very Helpfull staff.

Thank Dave E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are looking beautiful, the staff work so hard to make the gardens look so pretty. The roses are doing very well at present. The new pavilion looks lovely and the grounds people are constantly changing things and experimenting with various beds. Lovely to...More

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on Saturday, not overly busy, gardens are well kept and lots of interesting plants, I liked it here before it didn’t feel to vast and there was lots of different areas like the rose garden, the new vegetable growing area, we enjoyed an...More

Thank angelafarrance
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a bit of a treat for myself, instead of my Friday chores and with the sun shining, I decided to visit especially for the roses, which are at their best just now. Last visit had been very noisy with all the construction but less...More

Thank suzannecwoodward
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Mum is doing a Holiday@Home week and I accompanied her on a coach trip here. There was a welcome message to us all as the coach arrived and a supply of maps. The café was great to start after the journey with efficient and...More

Thank WendyLizB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Hyde Hall over a number of year but yesterday was the first time we left disappointed and annoyed.The so called improvements have ruined what was a lovely garden. 1. The lovely barn restaurant and court yard have been replaced with a nasty...More

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Ripailles
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Janis O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This is a RHS garden there will be flowers with colours to suit all the seasons. This time of year it will be planted up with spring bulbs, pansies, wallflowers and many more plants. Regards Janis.
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Shirley E
March 5, 2018|
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Response from hydehall | Property representative |
Hi Shirley, We welcome assistance dogs, but no other dogs allowed on site.
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Daniel B
August 13, 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.
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