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.

Gift to the Nation

Thomas Phillips Price - One pioneering man's desire to preserve an English Country Estate.

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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

Winter Ball Dinner and Dance

Celebrate the festive season in style at this black tie dinner and dance, hosted in the beautiful Coach House at Marks Hall Estate.

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Tickets: From £60.00

Author: Lisa Calvert

Location: The Coach House,Marks Hall Estate, Coggeshall

Events and Activities

  • Christmas Lunch 13th 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

  • Winter Photography Workshop

    Draw inspiration from the stunning surroundings of Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum for this fun and informative workshop with experienced professional photographer, Bryan Shaw. Read more

Latest news

  • 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

  • Firewood selling fast

    Marks Hall sells loose loads of seasoned hardwood logs, which we sustainably harvest from our own woodlands. These are a quality product and are selling fast. Read more

  • The English Garden

    The team at Marks Hall were delighted to feature in The English Garden Magazine this November, in a wonderful article and series of photographs by Carole Drake. Read more