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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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A different RHS garden

We have visited Wisley, Rosemoor and Harlow Carr on a number of occasions but had never been to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christine S
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Lovely day out

We visited for the Sculpture trail and well worth it Gardens surroundings and exhibition is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jo B
London, 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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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed yesterday

We have visited Wisley, Rosemoor and Harlow Carr on a number of occasions but had never been to Hyde Hall before and were very agreeably surprised. Despite the fact that there is a lot of work in progress at the moment, there is a great...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited for the Sculpture trail and well worth it Gardens surroundings and exhibition is lovely A great day out

Thank jo B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful RHS garden with stunning views of the surrounding country side. There are a variety of different planted areas eg an Australian / New Zealand garden, courtyard gardens, vegetable garden and pond areas all very well maintained. The main garden is set on top of...More

Thank Carrie272
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The choice is very good, sweet potato, king Edward white potato or butternut squash. Choice of fillings including gammon ham and Brie!

Thank Tracyhahern
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A newer addition to the RHS stable. Stunning vistas and a wide variety of gardens. Might not be the best if you're not too steady on your feet but we would definitely go back.

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to visit and take in the atmosphere . The flower show is great as well, you can make a day of it

Thank pa2brien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit here, two young children, three adults and a grandparent. Plenty to see for old and young, they often do specials of things like trails for kids and there is a very nice cafe/restaurant and also garden shop/gift shop. Very pleasant and...More

Thank Houdini1083
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rolling acres of Essex hillside, grassland and flower beds. This was a first visit to this RHS site, and there was much of interest. But overall, we were slightly disappointed, as we kept encountering areas that were under reconstruction. But much greenery, many sky larks...More

Thank Lissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for all ages. Children like the play area but it also gives them an appreciation of the plants and trees.

Thank scarymummy1980
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of activities for ypung children during summer holidays. Check the website for what is on each day.

Thank DaphneMH
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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.