There are many beautiful gardens in Essex, and spring is on of the best times of the year to visit them.
Tucked away on Feering Road, just south of Coggeshall, are Feeringbury Manor Gardens, and they are well worth a visit!
A hidden gem in Saffron Walden, Bridge End Garden is a series of seven interlinked gardens laid out by the Gibson family in the nineteenth century. Now Grade II listed, they are open free of charge to the public, and you should make time to visit them.
Beeleigh Abbey is another of Essex’s hidden gems, tucked away just outside Maldon, and the gardens are well worth a visit.
I’ve driven past the entrance to Harlow’s Gibberd Garden many times over the years, and I finally got the opportunity to visit it today. It was well worth the visit.
A lovely 20-acre garden off the beaten track near Ardleigh.
We finally made it to RHS Garden Hyde Hall today, and were hugely impressed!
We’ve driven around the north-west of Essex for many years, seeing the brown tourist signs for The Gardens of Easton Lodge, and finally got there…
It was grey and windy this afternoon, but the rain held off long enough for us to spend an hour walking around Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, admiring the snowdrops, and wonderful white, red and yellow bark on some of their trees and bushes, some of which were beautifully fragrant.
Before we went for our Sunday roast we visited Hylands House in Chelmsford. It was the first time we had visited and we hadn’t realised…