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RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Always a winner!

This is by far the best place I’ve bought membership for. Not overly expensive and we have been for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
New menu

Go here all the time to the bottom restaurant as the top restaurant is always to busy. There has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Terrible2%
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“the barn”(85 reviews)
“dry garden”(57 reviews)
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...more
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Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane | Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET, England
+44 1245 402019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a member I'm glad I didn't have to pay to get in. Very mediocre. Having visited Wisley last year I just cant understand the total lack of anything Christmassy. I didn't go to the top part but come on Hyde Hall take a look...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

went today for santa the santa was good butthe activerties were a waste of time dry leaves glue twigs eyes raindear food ladys not that helpful wont be going back waste of money

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best place I’ve 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. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go here all the time to the bottom restaurant as the top restaurant is always to busy. There has been a new menu introduced since my last visit and the quality is excellent. When ordering the Fish finger sandwich and the Ham and cheese toasted...More

Thank Pete912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restauranr was busy,as it always is,and the staff looked hard pushed,as the majority of customers do not clear their plates etc. away but leave them on the tables. So the staff as well as looking after the food and all that entails but they...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to this RHS garden, we like to visit, when ever possible every month so we can see the changes in the seasons as well as all the lovely garden layouts. There is a great restaurant there as well as a nice...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled to Hyde Hall with relatives for an afternoon visit, and we had a lovely stroll in the gardens. Entry is free if you're an RHS member. It was winter when we visited, but the gardens were in immaculate condition and beautifully landscaped; ideal...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a member and my 2 young children. So we all entered for free. Received a map for the room on the broom trail which was mostly easy to follow. We found all the characters however the frog and the wand were both broken...More

Thank sarah_kelly_r
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A great place to go for a bit of fresh air in beautiful surroundings. It is great place to take the kids and let them enjoy a bit of freedom. Parking is never a problem. It is the venue for really good fairs their August...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We have annual membership here and we love it. Lots of open space for the kids to run around, beautiful gardens to look at and a little park which my 6 year old loves! Good for a few hours outside in the fresh air. Plus...More

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25 March 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.
Shirley E
5 March 2018|
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Response from hydehall | Property representative |
Hi Shirley, We welcome assistance dogs, but no other dogs allowed on site.
Daniel B
13 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.