The Beth Chatto Gardens

Find inspiration in the beautiful Essex Gardens of ten-times Chelsea Gold Medal winner Beth Chatto OBE. The Chatto Gardens are a wonderful place to explore with surprises around every corner. Drought-tolerant planting descends to lush water gardens before you find the cool of the Woodland Gardens, demonstrating perfectly the ethos of ‘right plant for the right place’. Open seven days a week, with a large plant nursery propagating quality plants all year round, these world famous gardens will astound and delight you.

Coach accessibleGroup discountsPicnic areaRestaurant / CaféShopWheelchair accessible

Opening times and prices

May to September open daily to 5pm.  Admission £8.45

April & October open daily to 5pm. Admission £6.95.

November to March open daily to 4pm. Admission £4.50

Discount 50p per person for groups 25+

Guided Tours available




Elmstead Market, near Colchester, CO7 7DB
01206 822007



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