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From its iconic Dry Garden to exciting new features, our Essex garden goes from strength to strength. From its iconic Dry Garden to exciting new features, our Essex garden goes from strength to strength.
Rettendon Common CHELMSFORD CM3 8ET
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Chelmsford, Essex
Free to RHS members
Normal Garden Admission
Children's Crafts £3
Enjoy 10% off admission when you buy your garden tickets online.
Booking for activities not required, all activities are drop-in.
Trail: 10am–5pm, daily
Activities: 11am–3pm Fri 19 April
Hop on down for a great garden adventure this Easter at RHS Garden Hyde Hall with The Rhyming Rabbit. Keep your eyes peeled for the Rhyming Rabbit on a hop about the garden trail and enjoy craft activities based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, brought to you in association with Macmillan Children’s Books. Explore The Rhyming Rabbit poetry garden where the whole family can work together to create your own rhymes and poems inspired by the story.
Saturday 6–Mon 22 April – The Rhyming Rabbit Hop About Trail
Friday 19 April (Good Friday) – Free crafts, storytelling and meet friendly live animals at the mobile petting farm.
Please note: Chocolate given over Easter weekend only Friday 19–Monday 22 April.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.