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Address: London Road, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1245 605500
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 - 17:00

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Great place to take the kids!

The house is beautiful but its the grounds that are exceptional. Lovely place to take the kids for a picnic and then let them loose on the fantastic playground. My grandson loves... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Taylorpenny
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Essex
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Essex
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is beautiful but its the grounds that are exceptional. Lovely place to take the kids for a picnic and then let them loose on the fantastic playground. My grandson loves it here. Good range of facilities, toilets, snack bar and restaurant.

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Thank Taylorpenny
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having worked over Christmas for the last 37 years l am well aware what it is like to have your nose to the festive grindstone whilst others are at home with their feet up but l do think that Hylands House could have made a bit more effort on Boxing Day. I remember in years past visiting with my elderly... More 

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Thank rhodesc19
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best wedding venue in Essex. the grounds are amazing and the staff really good. the wedding venue of the Essex VIPs

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Thank Barrie D
Billericay, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Xmas craft fair, awful, cost £2.80 to get in, stalls were expected to be about Xmas. Unfortunately, same old, same old things, old fashioned dough figures, calligraphy, Knitting for small people, wood turned bowls etc, been before and always managed to find some unusual gifts but sadly not this time. Needs to be brought up to date, 2016 not 1980.... More 

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Thank sandra c
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great building with fantastic parks all around it worth taking the whole family here especially on a nice summer morning and stop off at the cafeteria .

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Thank Gemma B
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This beautifully restored historic building set in a lovely park is well worth a visit. It is also a great setting for a wedding venue.

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Thank 2015wright
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207 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent park... Play equipment. Gardens The house looks like the Selznick Studios.opening title for Gone With the Wind . Private but a wedding venue. Weekend rides on the cart pulled by a dray horse for £2 each us a highlight

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1 Thank pjl29
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108 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited during the heritage open days so entry was free. The house looks beautiful from the outside, but inside was a bit of a mixed bag. Some of the rooms are beautifully restored, while others are empty modern rooms with nothing to view. I had to ask how to find the basement rooms and was told to follow the... More 

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1 Thank Stuart C
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely day in the sun, we loved seeing the flowers and floral designs in the house for the queens birthday, the grounds are beautiful.

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1 Thank rmarston
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had a good few hours at friendsfest. Hylands house and park is really lovely. Very nice place to visit and walk around. Friendsfest however was ok, I suppose I was expecting a bit more, most of the staff were fun but considering the cost of the tickets it felt very very rushed and we were only allowed a few... More 

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