London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ
A Grade II* building dating from 1730, lovingly restored by Chelmsford Borough Council. It sits within 574 acres of parkland (host to the V Festival!), ponds and gardens, and has a visitor’s centre, and a stable yard with working horses. It runs events, workshops and activities.
Essex Days Out Tips : their farmer’s market on the first Sunday of the month (not Jan/Feb) gives an extra (yummy) reason to go to Hylands. The house isn’t enormous, so plan to spend time in the garden as well as the house.
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