Planning a trip? The following places are easily reachable from the Gardens:
If you're looking for guides to the surrounding areas or a place to stay these links may be of interest:
Still lived in by the Petre family for fifteen generations, surrounded by 10 acres of gardens.
Layer Marney Tower
Built in the reign of Henry VIII one of the countrys most dramatic buildings.
A fascinating medieval moated farmstead, one of the Knight Templar's Essex landholdings.
The 200 acre Gardens and Arboretum feature a tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world.
The Gibberd Garden
Seven acres of informal gardens with over eighty sculptures, pots and architectural salvage.
A traditional, mid-Georgian country house with lovely gardens, woods and parkland.
Take a browse through some of the organisations we work closely with:
University of Essex
Conference Office site with news and information about the university and a useful range of local interest links.
Park Holidays UK - Family Caravan Holidays & Holiday Home Ownership.
A guide to discounted offers and things to do throughout Essex.
A guide to the Royal Horticultural Society's gardens.
The Woodland Trust
Create a new wood for Essex, join us to achieve this at Elmstead Market.
Christopher Lloyd devoted his lifetime to creating one of the most experimental, exciting and constantly changing gardens of our time. A beloved friend of Beth Chatto.
Marks Tey Hotel
Hotel offering accommodation/admission ticket packages for the Gardens.
An artist based in Bristol the Nursery stocks Fiona's cards and tea towels.