Marks Hall Estate is closed

We are now closed until further notice as part of UK efforts to tackle the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak Read more

North Essex organisations launch tree planting initiative to mark National Tree Planting Week

Marks Hall Gardens & Arboretum, Perrywood Garden Centre and Reco Store – a zero waste store in Tiptree – have been out planting a number of trees to mark National Tree Week (23rd November – 1st December) and to demonstrate their combined commitment to tree planting across Essex. Read more

Winter in The Walled Garden

Designed for Spring and Summer interest, the Walled Garden is closed during the winter period. From November, after the commencement of winter opening hours, important maintenance tasks begin in the Walled Garden. Read more

National Champion Trees

The Arboretum at Marks Hall is now home to 3 National Champions (the largest in the British Isles for either height, girth or both) and 110 Essex Champions. A great achievement for a still young and developing Arboretum. Read more

Bats at Marks Hall

Marks Hall is nationally important for bat conservation. Read more

Clear Fell Update

Following the clear felling of commercial timber in 2018, work continues to incorporate more areas into the geographic zones of the Arboretum. Read more