About the garden
Experience this beautiful conservation landscape in the heart of Essex and surround yourself with nature.
Discover more than 1,000 years of history, explore ancient woodland and visit new continents in the world-class arboretum. Uncover the power of nature and find out how to protect it for the future.
We are a charity on a mission to help people and nature thrive. Are you looking for a place to relax and escape into nature? Markshall Estate is the answer. Stroll through beautiful gardens, sit by stunning lakes and take in the serene scenery of the Essex countryside. With so much to do here, it’s easy to have a fun family day out too. From den building in The Wild Wood, to exploring a whole world of trees or feeding the fish in our giant lakes, there's something for all ages at Markshall Estate. And once you are finally tired out, you can rest with a mug of hot chocolate in the café.