Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount
Getting toRHS Garden Hyde Hallcar-free
1 At a glance
RHS Hyde Hall is closed until further notice owing to COVID-19. For further information and news of future reopening please see their website.
- take the train to Chelmsford
- then bus straight to the garden
- 30% off entry with your train/bus ticket!
- or take a taxi from South Woodham Ferrers station for £8
Trains run direct to Chelmsford from London Liverpool Street, Colchester and Ipswich.Train times and prices
It's a 2-minute walk to Chelmsford bus station - see mapOpen map
Bus 3 (run by Arrow Taxis) leaves from Stand 1 at the bus station. Buses run every two hours, Monday to Saturday. The bus calls at Hyde Hall on request – ask the driver and book your bus back (or call 01621 874410).
On Sundays, or if the bus times aren’t convenient, you can catch the train to South Woodham Ferrers and take a taxi to the garden – CM3 Cars (01245 328818) charge £7-8.
3 Plan your car-free journey
The Garden is a 3-mile cycle from South Woodham Ferrers rail station – here’s the route.
There is a taxi rank at Chelmsford station – the fare to Hyde Hall is about £20. Or you can book a taxi from South Woodham Ferrers station for £7-8 with CM3 Cars 01245 328818.
If you’re travelling in a group of three or more, ask for a Groupsave train ticket and save 34%