Colchester & The Enchanting Gardens of Essex

Colchester & The Enchanting Gardens of Essex

Colchester & The Enchanting Gardens of Essex

Colchester & The Enchanting Gardens of Essex

The County of Essex is the ideal place for any keen horticulturist or lover of beautiful gardens. From our wonderful Best Western hotel, we are ideally based to explore the very best of this area’s green fingered attractions!


Our Hotel: Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Our four star hotel offers a brasserie restaurant, an elegant bar, free Wi-Fi access and a leisure club with an indoor swimming pool, steam and sauna rooms, air-conditioned gymnasium and 2 outdoor tennis courts.


All of the en-suite rooms offer power showers, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi access and LCD TV with Freeview channels


What’s Included:

·      Door to door service

·      Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

·      Porterage

·      Visit to Green Island Gardens

·      Visit to Beth Chatto Gardens

·      Visit to RHS Hyde Hall Gardens

Included Excursions:

Your holiday includes two excursions and one free day.

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Beth Chatto Gardens

Green Island & Beth Chatto Gardens - We begin our day with a visit to Green Island Gardens. This superbly designed 20-acre site offers an array of different gardens, all offering unusual plants and flowers! This afternoon we head for the Beth Chatto Gardens, created in 1960 from an overgrown wasteland, its transformation to the informal garden found today is incredible!

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RHS Hyde Hall Garden

RHS Hyde Hall Garden - Enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside this morning as we make our way to RHS Hyde Hall. The garden boasts an iconic 'Dry Garden' and an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles, with sweeping panoramas and beautiful far reaching views, this Essex garden is an inspiration.

B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

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