Other local attractions

Here are some local places of interest well worth a visit while you are in the area:

RHS Hyde Hall,  Rettendon, Chelmsford CM3 8ET

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens,  Beeleigh, Maldon, CM9 6LL   

All Saints Church,Ulting, Maldon CM9        

Wickham Place Gardens, Wickham Bishops, Witham, CM8 3JB

Layer Marney Tower, Layer Marney, Colchester, CO5 9US

Woodpeckers Garden, Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8QQ   

Marks Hall Estate, Coggeshall, CO6 1TG      

Paycockes, Coggeshall, CO6 1NS           

Munnings Museum, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AZ   

There are many other fascinating places to visit in the area – see Visit Essex for details and for other open gardens close by, visit the National Gardens Scheme website.