• Arboretum: trees from every temperate. Discover a ‘world of trees’ by our geographic zones. Home to the largest collection of Wollemi pines in Europe and to three National Champion Trees. A stunning Walled Garden with the longest double border in Essex.
  • Catering: Delicious homemade food available at our Orchard Kitchen. Breakfast served 10am – 12pm. Lunch served 12pm – 2:30pm. Exclusive catering packages are also available for groups.
  • Woodlands: Set in the Essex Countryside our woodland walks are perfect for beautiful scenery and to spot important wildlife. A great day for walking groups who can discover our three woodland walks.



  • 20% off normal admission: £5.00 per individual (if there are 10 or more individuals)
  • Free parking
  • Free admission and catering voucher for coach drivers
  • Guided tour by prior arrangement
  • Personalised welcome and fast track entry to the Arboretum
  • Pre-booked catering offer


Plan your group's day:
Average time: 2-3 hours spent in the Arboretum.

Sample itinery:

10am - Arrive at our Orchard Kitchen for teas & coffees 

10:30am - Volunteer-led guided tour commencing at the Visitor Centre 

12:30pm - Return to Orchard Kitchen for pre-booked buffet lunch 

1:30pm - Explore the woodlands by discovering one of our woodland walks

3:30pm - Return to the Visitor Centre for a refreshment, a slice of homemade cake and retail therapy in our Gift shop.

5pm - Depart from Marks Hall Estate

How to book: