Hylands Park

Chelmsford

11.30am – 2.30pm

£ for parking for non-blue badge holders

Click on a date to reserve your day out:

7th October

9th December

Location

Hylands Park is a prestigious grade II listed public park encompassing 574 acres of historic parkland in the grounds of Hylands House.

Offering an expanse of grassland and formal gardens to immerse yourself in, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind and enjoy the array of colour and smells of the surrounding flora. The creative planting and landscaping is a joy to be amongst and will leave you with a sense of calm. 

The Victorian pleasure gardens are a highlight, with its display of feature roses and colourful herbaceous borders. From there you can pass through the garden pavilion to the ‘One World’ garden in celebration of the centenary of scouting. 

You can take in some local wildlife at the duck pond where the fish, ducks and geese will add to the enjoyment of your visit.

Activity

  • Stroll around the gardens at your own pace, taking time to smell the fragrant plants and flowers.
  • Sit and take in the tranquil setting.
  • Go barefoot and enjoy the feel of the luscious green lawns on your toes.
  • Enjoy the company of others and the opportunity for someone else to take the lead.
  • Bring your picnic lunch to enjoy together.

Who is this for?

  • People who want to enjoy the fresh air and experience the beauty of gardens and parkland.
  • People who can walk half a mile, and/or wheelchair users (please bring your own).
  • People who are comfortable in sharing a trip with another person living with dementia and their companion.

What is included?

  • Pre and post booking support.
  • Support from the Dementia Adventure team on the day.
  • Accessible toilets.
  • Accessible parking. There may be a small fee for non-blue badge holders.

What is not included?

  • Picnic lunch.
  • Transport to the meeting point. Please speak to us if you need help in getting there.
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Select a date to reserve your trip today!

These trips are to support people to find the confidence to get out by themselves. To enable us to support as many people as possible, we ask you to only book one supported day out. 

For more information please contact us, or call 01245 237548.

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