Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Hyde Hall

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United Kingdom - Essex - Chelmsford

Institution Code: WSYHH

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Hyde Hall
Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon
Essex CM3 8ET United Kingdom

Telephone: +44(0)1245 400256
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Tim Upson (Director of Horticulture), Ian Le Gros (Head of Hyde Hall)
    Curator's Name: Robert Brett
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Jeanette Jones

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Date founded: 1955
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 360 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.666508
    Longitude: 0.57441
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 400000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5643
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 3324

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes