Heavy horses pulling logsWoodfest - 10–11 October

A weekend full of exciting family events including woodcarving demonstrations, guided woodland tours and tasty autumn treats.
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Drawing of a BiroExhibition of art by Paul Butcher - 17 - 18 October

A celebration of Paul’s artistic talent and his amazing ability to create a work of art with nothing more than a humble Biro pen. Enjoy a collection of his work depicting castles, portraits and townscapes. 10am - 4pm.

Fish in a baking trayGourmet fish evening
24 October

Enjoy a fish-themed gourmet supper. Each course will be presented by the chef, and served with an appropriate wine introduced by our supplier, ‘We Like Wine’. Cost: £45.95 per head.  Booking essential on 01245 402 024.

Girl with autumn leavesOctober half term: Spooky woodlands
24 October - 1 November

Time for fun: follow the seasonal garden explorer trail, say hello to our owl friends (Weds) and have your face painted (Fri).
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Boys with pumpkinsChildren's pumpkin carving
31 October

Scary or fun, carve a pumpkin for your doorstep. Come in fancy dress to get a treat, and book on arrival to join a special storytelling session.
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Bowl of risottoWinter Warmers Meal Deal
1 November - 30 March (excl. 9 - 24 Dec and 15 - 19 Feb)

When it’s cold outside there’s nothing better than a comforting plate of piping hot food. Come and warm up with a two-course lunch for just £10.95 per person. Offer valid noon - 2pm.

Autumn colour in the woodlandWoodland walks
3, 10, 17 & 24 November and
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 December

A chance to blow away the cobwebs as we take you on a guided tour of Hyde Hall’s woodlands.  Afterward enjoy a hearty bowl of soup and a roll for just £4.
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Autumn view with gazebo

Free day Friday - 6 November

Bring your friends and family and explore all the delights of Hyde Hall for free. Wander the gardens, visit the shop and enjoy a tasty meal in the Field Café too.


Made in Essex Show
7 - 8 November

Celebrating all things Essex. The Made in Essex Show will showcase wonderful talent from across the county, including a wide range of craft producers. 10am – 3pm.
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