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The Glorious Gardens of Essex

The Glorious Gardens of Essex

Colchester & The Enchanting Gardens of Essex

The Glorious Gardens of Essex

The County of Essex is an ideal holiday destination for any keen horticulturist or lover of beautiful gardens. With our accommodation at the 4* Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, we are ideally based to explore historic Colchester and the area’s most popular green-fingered attractions!


Our Hotel: Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Our hotel is located just a few miles from Colchester and offers excellent standards of accommodation. Hotel features include WiFi, a bar, lounge, restaurant and leisure facilities including a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. All bedrooms are en-suite and offer a TV, telephone, radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. This hotel does not have a lift, but ground floor rooms may be available.


Green Island

Green Island Gardens - On one morning you can enjoy a visit to Green Island Gardens. This superbly designed 20-acre site offers an array of different gardens, all offering unusual plants and flowers. There is also a lovely Tea Room that is worth a visit.

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Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto Gardens - 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

RHS Hyde Hall Garden - The Royal Horticultural Society's Hyde Hall boasts an iconic 'Dry Garden' and an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles. With sweeping panoramas and beautiful far reaching views, this Essex garden truly is an inspiration.

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Colchester - Enjoy some time at leisure in historic Colchester, the oldest town in England, boasting a wide 'boulevard' as a main street, with many interesting pedestrian shopping malls and lanes. At one end of the street is beautiful Castle Park, complete with the largest Norman Keep ever constructed, plus riverside walks and pleasant gardens.

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B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

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All tours on this site do include our very popular door to door service. On the day of departure, one of our small minibuses or cars will pick you up, at your door at the stipulated time and transfer you to the coach. Check on this map to see if your address is within our pick up area. PLEASE NOTE – if you do not live within our pick up area, call us and we will arrange to collect you at a mutually convenient point en-route.

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Bamber Bridge Bamber Bridge
Charnock Richard Charnock Richard Services
Farm Farm, FY6 0JW
River Wyre River Wyre
Wesham New Fire Station Wesham,Opp. New Fire Station
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