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The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester

27th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on 27th September 2020 at 10:00 am

The internationally famous Beth Chatto Gardens are the result of over 50 years of hard work and application by the late, award-winning gardener, author and lecturer, Beth Chatto, who won 10 gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show, in 10 consecutive years.

The gardens include dry, damp, shade, reservoir and woodland areas. Additionally, there is a new Reservoir Garden which was opened by Beth in 2017: a wonderful area, and a must-visit for those who haven’t seen it yet.

Overlooking the Gravel Garden and large Plant Nursery, is a large Tea Room; offering homemade breakfasts, lunches and teas. It is also fully licensed.

Access to the Tearoom, Plant Nursery and Gravel Garden is FREE.



27th September 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Transport / parking information
Car parking is free with space for coaches and disabled drivers.
Disability Information
Full wheelchair and pushchair access to all areas of the Gardens, Nursery and Tea Room. Please be aware that the main entrance to the Gardens is Gravel, there is a ramp to the Water Gardens and the remainder of the Gardens are gently sloping lawn or earth and bark paths. On wet days the earth paths can be muddy and unsuitable for mobility equipment. There are benches available throughout the Gardens. Disabled parking is available to the right of the main entrance, disabled toilets are also available near the entrance. A transcript can be provided of the Guided Tour for the hard of hearing. Although mobility scooters and wheelchairs are very welcome within the Gardens we cannot currently offer any for customers to borrow. One companion can be admitted free for visually impaired visitors or a visitor whose disability necessitates a carer.
Wheelchair access, Assistance dogs only, Refreshments, Plants for sale, Child friendly, National Garden Scheme (NGS)
Admission: Adult: £6.95 Child: Free


The Beth Chatto Garardens
Elmstead Market, Clacton Road, Elmstead
Colchester, Essex CO3 8AB United Kingdom
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01206 822 007
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