Enchanting Essex – NEW RHS GROUP TOUR
RHS Hyde Hall, The Beth Chatto Gardens and Colchester.
On this tour we explore the eclectic gardens of RHS Hyde Hall. Originally a farm, the site was gifted to the RHS 25 years ago and now showcases treasures such as the Mediterranean inspired Dry Garden and Global Growth Vegetable Garden. We also call into The Beth Chatto Gardens, created by the legendary gardener, author and lecturer. Our hotel is located near the historic market town of Colchester.
Dates throughout 2019 and 2020
Suggested itinerary by coach
The Beth Chatto Gardens and travel to your hotel.
On Sunday afternoon we travel to The Beth Chatto Gardens where we can stroll around and admire the various gardens she created over seven acres of land. Alternatively your group may wish to visit 17th century Audley End House and Gardens. There is time to relax in the hotel before dinner. Beth Chatto guided tours are only available mid week.
RHS Hyde Hall and return home.
This morning we enjoy a full English breakfast before departing the hotel. The RHS Garden Hyde Hall is a peaceful garden and a perfect destination for groups; the beautiful hilltop garden, rose garden, woodland, meadows and pasture are all available to explore. We will enjoy a hot drink, a guided garden tour and lunch before returning home.
Suggested hotel – Inspected by Greatdays staff in March 2018
Marks Tey Hotel SureStay Hotel Collection by Best Western, Colchester ****
Located close to Colchester, with all local attractions within easy reach and excellent transportation links to East Anglia, London and the M5, this hotel is the perfect base to explore the area. Enjoy contemporary brasserie style food in the restaurant or indulge in the delights of afternoon tea, light bites and relaxed drinks in the Bar & Lounge. Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym and tennis courts. There are 110 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, each of them equipped with TV, trouser press, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. This hotel does not have a lift but there are plenty of rooms on the ground floor. Coach parking is available on site.
|3 day tour|
|Price per person sharing||from £155 per person|
|RHS Members or RHS Affiliated Society Utilising Annual Free Visit||from £145 per person|
Single supplement available on request.
Travel Trade quotes applicable on request.