Marks Hall Gardens & Arboretum

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Coggeshall,
Essex, CO6 1TG

(01376) 563796

01376 563132

enquiries@markshall.org.uk

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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open
April to October 2014, Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30am to 5.00pm
November to March, winter weekends, 10.30am to dusk.
Pleas check our website to confirm exact dates.
Walled Garden is closed January to March

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: No
House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: No
Best Times of Year to Visit:

Something to see all year round

To see:

Snowdrops February; Walled Garden May/June /July; Autumn colour

Admission Prices

Adult £5.00; Child (5 an over) £2.00; Over 60s £4.50 Family £12.00

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:

The Visitor Centre has a tea shop which serves home-made cakes, tea, coffee and light lunches, as well as a gift shop which sells a selection of quality gifts and a well stocked plant centre.

Garden Features & Events

There is something to appeal throughout the year from snowdrop time to late autumn colour, and often there is a self guided walk sheet available to highlight the most interesting vistas and plants.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
563796
National Collection:
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Historic town of Coggeshall

Description of Garden

There are two hundred acres of gardens and arboretum with a tree collection representing all the continents of the world. An easy walk from the Visitor Centre is the stunningly redesigned Walled Garden. The five individual gardens within seventeenth century walls combine the best of contemporary and traditional. The double long border is the longest in East Anglia and includes both long established shrubs and interesting new plantings.

History Of Garden

The site has been restored from dereliction in the 1970s. The Walled garden re-opened in 2003. Marks Hall also has one of the largest collections of Wollemi Pine groves in Europe.

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