Chelmsford Ladies Circle are pleased to announce the return of our ever popular Charity Bunny Hunt around the beautiful gardens of Hylands House. Find all the bunnies to claim your chocolate prize! Our event is suitable for all ages, and proceeds go to Farleigh Hospice and other local community projects.
Tickets are available from 11am in Hylands House, or beat the crowds, guarantee your chocolate prize and secure your time slot by pre-booking your tickets online.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 5 April 2015 - 10:00am
Essex Boot camp have vigorous exercise sessions at various parks in Chelmsford. These run continuously throughout the year, at Beaulieu Park (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), Hylands Park (Saturday) and Admirals Park (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday).
For further details please see their website www.essexbootcamp.co.uk
Sessions last one hour and there is always at least one qualified instructor in attendance.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 9:00am
Nordic Walking sessions held at Hylands Park each Wednesday. For further details please see Nordic Walking.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 10:00am
The Scrapbook Safari sessions are run throughout the year either at the weekend or during the school holidays. The Safaris are an opportunity for children to enjoy a guided exploration at Hylands along with others of a similar age. The Safaris are aimed at primary school aged children and so we ask that for safety reasons children are accompanied.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 10:00am
The 3foot People Festival will return to Hylands Park on 30 June, 1 & 2 July 2015 to celebrate its 10th Anniversary.
This award winning event (Best Event 2014 Essex Mums, Best Festival 2014 Essex Tourism and Hospitality Awards) curated especially for pre-school children, welcomes nearly 13,000 big (and little) people across 3 days within the beautiful grounds of Hylands Estate.
Dates & Times: Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 9:30am
The Fling Festival returns to Hylands Park, Chelmsford on Saturday 4th July.
The Festival is like no-other, curated purely for adults. A bespoke day of live music, burlesque and cabaret, enlightening talks and wordsmiths, surreal theatre and immersive arts and crafts, the scrummiest food and more await those who visit the intimate tented venues, in the gorgeous landscaped Hylands Estate.
Advanced tickets for 2015's Fling Festival will go on sale on February 3rd, with a limited number of VIP tickets also available.Dates & Times: Saturday, 4 July 2015 - 12:00pm
This page will be updated with more information about the ticket allocation for Essex residents, and disruption to the park, later in the year.Dates & Times: Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 12:00pm
At this time of year there should be plenty of signs of new growth. Join us for a walk out to South Wood, Hylands’ ancient woodland and find out more about the flowers and trees in this fascinating area of our park.
The walk and talk is suitable for adults and older children, 10 years plus.
Tickets are £6 per person - pre-booking is essential
Please call 01245 605523 or call in at the Stables Visitor Centre Gift Shop to book your place.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 10:00am
We regret no dogs are allowed except for guide dogs.
Visit Hylands House and Grand Pavilion to find one of the largest collections of local wedding suppliers in Essex.
Entry is free and every registered bride receives a free goody bag with their own copy of Absolute Bridal Magazine.
Last entry is 3pm for a 4pm finish.
To register please visit www.mainweddingsandevents.co.ukDates & Times: Sunday, 1 March 2015 - 10:00am
For those of you that favour an evergreen fir, pine or spruce this Christmas rather than the plastic variety, Chelmsford City Council's Parks Services will once again be collecting your used ‘real’ Christmas trees on Sunday 11 January 2015 from 8.30am to 1.30pm at Hylands Park, Writtle Road (A414 Greenbury Way).
Why not come and enjoy hot drink and some refreshments at Mauro's at the Castle Kiosk open from 9am to 3.30pm, where toilets and a changing place facility are also available?
Dates & Times: Sunday, 11 January 2015 - 8:30am
This exciting course is run by Claudia Waller, a partner of Hawthorn Heavy Horses based at Hylands. She specialises in the use of working horses for forestry and conservation work. Claudia has a BSc in Equine Studies and 12 years’ experience of working heavy horses.
You will learn how to:Dates & Times: Monday, 27 October 2014 - 9:30am
Come and experience the magic and tranquillity of a woodland setting with one of our rare breed horses. The day will include a logging demonstration in the woods then having a go at it yourselves. You will experience what a horse loggers day in the woods involves including tea breaks and lunch in the great outdoors. Meet at the Stables Visitor Centre.
Participants: Please download and complete the welfare form and information sheet on the right. All participants must bring the welfare form with them on the morning of their experience dayDates & Times: Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 10:00am
Hylands House Christmas Fair will take place on 6 and 7 December from 11am until 7pm both days. It is anticipated that there will be a lot of traffic coming to the Festival.
Event traffic will be encouraged to park in the event car park using Webbs Farm entrance (following the AA signage) and also the Writtle Park entrance. The London Road entrance to Hylands House will be closed to all users during the event.
For general park users and dog walkers, the Widford Church entrance will be open across the weekend - normal park opening and closing times apply.Dates & Times: Friday, 5 December 2014 - 4:45pm
Approximately 200 runners are due to attend a Cross Country at Hylands on Sunday 30 November 2014. Please expect a higher volume of traffic that usual in the Writtle car park
This event is organised and managed by Springfield Striders.Dates & Times: Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 10:00am
This Christmas we’re very proud to announce we have teamed up with the hugely successful Limeberry Catering of New London Road restaurant, and leading local entertainment company Pink Vanilla Events to bring you the first ever Hylands Christmas Party night.
Join us in the chic surroundings of the brand new Grand Pavilion with its mix of elegant drapes, chandeliers and unique themed décor which offers the perfect space for small & large groups to come together under one roof to indulge in some festive fun.
Dates & Times: Friday, 12 December 2014 - 7:00pm
Are you a complete beginner, or building on existing willow weaving skills? Join Deb Hart at Hylands and she will help you create your very own willow tepee to grace your garden.
£35, including all materials.
Ticket sales close 26 MarchDates & Times: Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 10:00am
Working with pure copper clay you will learn how to manipulate and form the clay. Create different designs and textures to make unique pieces of jewellery. You will see how the copper is fired in the kiln and learn the polishing techniques used to finish your pieces. This workshop allows you to make either one large piece or a number of smaller pieces.
This workshop is suitable for beginners or intermediate crafters.
£55, including all materials and tools.
Ticket sales close 22 MarchDates & Times: Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 10:00am