Hylands Estate is a prestigious grade II* listed public park encompassing 574 acres of historic parkland. The beautifully renovated Neo-Classical elegant villa Hylands House can be hired for any occasion including Weddings, Celebrations and Business Events and is open to the public on select days. The Stables house a café, second hand bookshop, information point and resident artist studios. Within the park there are formal Victorian Gardens and ancient woodlands that are accessible as well as an award winning accessible children’s Adventure Playground. With a list of seasonal events both within the House and the Park, Hylands Estate is the perfect place to visit and explore.

Update on services and events at Hylands Estate dated Monday 6th July 2020.

The Hylands Estate team are working from home; please contact us on 01245 605500 or hylands@chelmsford.gov.uk

· Hylands Park is open to vehicles and pedestrians. Public Health England and Government social distancing requirements remain in place at all times.

· The toilets in the Writtle car park are open. 

· Mauro’s outdoor café is open.

· The Adventure Castle Play Area is open. 

. The monthly Farmers’ & Crafts Market has reopened.

. The One World Garden in the Pleasure Gardens is temporarily closed for maintenance and repair works.

The Stables has partially reopened:

· The Information Point is open every day from 10.30am – 4pm.

· The toilets within The Stables are operated on a one in one out system to adhere to the social distancing guidelines. 

· The Stables Café is open for takeaways every day from 11am to 4pm via both the kiosk and the courtyard entrance.

· The Bookshop will remain closed until further notice.

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For further information on all Chelmsford City Council services, you can visit www.chelmsford.gov.uk/coronavirus

Explore Hylands Estate with over 574 acres of parkland, the house, gardens, stables & artist studios and café’s

Hylands holds a range of exciting events and shows throughout the park, house and the stables