Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum forms an unmissable attraction in Essex.  It combines beautiful formal lakeside gardens, a stunning Arboretum with an enviable collection of trees originating from every temperate area of the world and miles of leafy woodland walks to explore and enjoy.

The Charitable Trust was established in 1971 and receives no external funding.  Our vision is to respect the heritage of the Estate while developing a restorative and inspiring landscape that is good for people, plants and wildlife.  With your support, we will ensure that this special place will be enjoyed by generations to come.

Last ordering dates for firewood

For guaranteed delivery for Christmas, please order your firewood before Friday 14th December.

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Author: Sarah Edwards

The Walled Garden

From the fifth of November our Walled Garden will be closed for the Winter. This helps us to protect the ground conditions and begin the hard work to prepare for the Spring and Summer season, when the Walled Garden shows its very best.

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Author: Sarah Edwards

February Half Term Trail

Greet Spring by taking part in this fun and informative Snowdrop Trail here at Marks Hall. This is a brilliant chance to learn something new, have fun discovering the trail boards and take in the sights of our well-known Snowdrop Grove.

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Author: Rebecca Stone

Location: Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum,Marks Hall Road, Coggeshall, Essex

Events and Activities

  • Christmas Lunch 18th December

    Enjoy a delicious festive meal in the cosy surroundings of our traditional Essex Barn. Guests can enjoy exclusive access to our stunning Arboretum for a brisk Winter walk. Read more

  • Christmas Lunch 20th December

    Enjoy a delicious festive meal in the cosy surroundings of our traditional Essex Barn. Guests can enjoy exclusive access to our stunning Arboretum for a brisk Winter walk. Read more

Latest news

  • Seasonal Hours

    Click here to find out when to visit Marks Hall during the festive period. Read more

  • Last ordering dates for firewood

    For guaranteed delivery for Christmas, please order your firewood before Friday 14th December. Read more

  • Abies numidica

    We have been seed collecting from the critically endangered Algerian fir or Abies numidica, which is flourishing here at Marks Hall. Read more