RHS Hyde Hall | Day Out With The Kids

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Attraction Currently Closed

RHS Hyde Hall

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Beautiful gardens

Discover the great outdoors as you explore the beauitful gardens, plus keep your eye for some family friendly activities!

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, RHS Hyde Hall is currently closed to the public. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

RHS Garden Hyde Hall in rural Essex is a place where you can unwind in stunning natural surroundings while your kids run around, play and explore. To start with, there’s a giant 7-metre Higgledy Hyde woodland tower to keep your cheeky monkeys entertained with slides, swings on ropes, wobble boards and much more. And this is just the beginning...

Follow a garden trail to discover many bizarre plants - from one which smells like peanut butter, to one which has leaves as big as a brolly! The tiny explorers are also welcome to go on a bug hunt, or see how many different types of fish they can spot in the pond. Don’t forget to stop by the bird hide to make some new feathery friends!  

Make the most of being outdoors - find a quiet spot in the shade to have a family picnic and let the little ones enjoy the fresh air. Running barefoot in the grass, rolling down green hills, or flying a kite are all things your tots will enjoy. RHS Garden Hyde Hall also regularly organises family-friendly activities and events, so be sure to check what’s on before you go.

  • Enjoy being outdoors
  • Discover peculiar plants & plenty of wildlife
  • Explore a 7-metre play tower
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Opening hours

March - October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
November - February: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

1 hour before closing time.

Pricing

General Admission
Adults £12.15
Kids (5-16) £6.10
Kids 4 & under - free
 Family (2+2) £30.25
RHS members - free

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET, England

Phone number

01245 402 019

Map

Website

Click here to visit RHS Hyde Hall's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

There are no baby food/milk warming facilities available.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, RHS Hyde Hall is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, RHS Hyde Hall have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs welcome.

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