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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Varied and worth a detour.

Lovely gardens, with a very different vegetable garden recently opened. Lots of improvement work... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alton, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

We started of with a little bite to eat in the restaurant which was really clean and tidy food was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Essex, 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).
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dry garden” (46 reviews)
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely gardens, with a very different vegetable garden recently opened. Lots of improvement work still going on, and will be very different in a couple of years time. Signposting, both to and in the gardens, needs improving

Thank JohnH0406
Reviewed 4 days ago

We started of with a little bite to eat in the restaurant which was really clean and tidy food was really good .. we then enter for a walk all round the gardens was a beautiful day the gardens are laid out really well people...More

Thank margarettoomer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice landscape and lovely architect of new restaurant. Reasonably price and beautiful selection of flowers and trees . Also the green vegetables

Thank amilkca
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love plants and gardens you will love it here. Stunning views over the surrounding countryside with beautiful gardens for all aspects. Lovely cafe and restaurant and great shop too.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

RHS Hyde Hall is magnificent. There are many different gardens that are full of interest. We particularly love the dry gardens, sited at the top of a hill with great views of the whole site. If you love walking there is a circuitous path around...More

Thank 20C-UKtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, flat car park, which is near to entrance, cafe and plant shop. We had a lovely day there. What they could do differently is to have more signposts and an indication at major path junctions as to where you are on the free map....More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressed by changes over the summer. Enjoyed light lunch @ newly updated cafe - tasty soup and walnut bread. Gluten free lemon cake needed little more drizzle of lemon as rather dry. Gardens are so much better loved the new veg garden 👍🏻

Thank EssexAldo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We often go here as a family as we have the RHS membership. The children love playing in the park and exploring the grounds. Definitely worth a visit

Thank 01245Bell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable time spent here. The new winter garden is going to be excellent. Wee done RHS. Well worth the membership fee.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visited mainly to see the sculptures, first time there. Will definitely come again esp around Autumn time. Nice place to have a drink and food, we did the longer walk which took just over an hour.

Thank Annette W
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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.
8 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.