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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 afternoon

Really lovey gardens- well kept and great that they are local. They aren't huge grounds but a nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
via mobile
A credit to RHS

First visited Hyde Hall in the late 1960's whilst living in Chelmsford, thanks to major investment... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James H
Stowmarket, 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).
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the barn” (79 reviews)
“dry garden” (44 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 400256
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really lovey gardens- well kept and great that they are local. They aren't huge grounds but a nice way to spend a few hours. The Barn restaurant is really nice and you can eat in or outside. Good plant selection to purchase as well and...More

Thank Ferg28
Reviewed 4 days ago

First visited Hyde Hall in the late 1960's whilst living in Chelmsford, thanks to major investment (and the Robinson's who donated the site) we have what is rapidly becoming the jewel in the RHS crown. Visited during the rose festival, wonderful to see families with...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

These are lovely gardens where you can have a nice relaxing stroll, and will inspire any gardeners. We try to visit a few times each year to catch the change in seasons. We particularly enjoyed the pumpkin patch last year, although we missed getting a...More

Thank mamfaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a group and my mum. What a lovely place and didn't take long to get to from London. Very green and natural. It was also a great time for the roses of which there were plenty. There is plenty to see. There...More

Thank 46Juliet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very extensive and still developing RHS garden in rural Essex with great views from hilltop sites. A great feature is the dry garden.

Thank shsand2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ben there many times nice gardens restaurant good food reasonable priced rhs good value as you are allowed to bring guest with you only £14 to join with Tesco points they have many special days through out the year lots for children in school holidays...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best place we have bought membership for. Not overly expensive and we have been for events (kids love the Easter egg hunt), just for an hour in the playground or even just a run to the top of the hill....More

Thank Mylittlefamily123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was treated unfairly. I joined last year and was not informed that the membership would automatically be renewed. They took from my bank account £81 without my knowledge. They didn't even bother to send new in date membership cards.! I emailed them to ask...More

1  Thank perry p
hydehall, Public Relations Manager at RHS Garden Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Perry, thank you for your feedback. It would be much appreciated if you could contact our membership services team who will be able to resolve your concerns. Their email address is membership@rhs.org.uk

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit here is very well worth the time. The Gardens are simply glorious, the staff are friendly and courteous and the facilities are very clean and well managed. The RHS is investing a lot money and effort into developing this site, when completed I...More

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

RHS Hyde Hall Gardens is a very beautiful place to go lots to do lovely walks, the plants and flowers are well layed out fantastic colours, take a picnic or go into there food court plenty to do for children lovely fort area for the...More

Thank Diane111111
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How much is the entry fee to hyde hall
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.