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Green Island Gardens

Green Island Gardens

Details

20 acres of professionally designed gardens by Fiona Edmond in woodland decimated by the 1987 hurricane. Includes terrace gardens, Japanese garden, water garden, seaside garden, gravel gardens, and extensive woodland gardens hosting a wealth of unusual plants often of borderline hardiness that thrive in the unique microclimate. A Plantsman’s paradise that looks good all year round.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groups

Guided tours available but pre booking essential.

Opening details

Saturdays open 10am - 5pm April 1st to September 30th

Prices

£6.50 Adult / £2.50 Child, £6 for groups over 20, Season tickets double £28, single £19.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 13 Mar - Wed 13 Sep Introduction to Garden Design
Mon 2 Oct Planting for Autumn Colour

Contact

Green Island Gardens

01206 230455

Address

Park Road,
Ardleigh,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO7 7SP

Location

Directions

See location of Green Island Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 056273  Lat: 51.90627 Long: 0.98748

By Road:
From Ardleigh village centre, take B1029 towards Gt Bromley. Park Rd is 2nd on the right after level crossing garden is on the left.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Manningtree station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Guided tours available but pre booking essential.