Sunday 3rd June 2018

2:00 to 6:00 pm

Tickets £5 in advance from The Chapel Inn



 Whether it's the silvery sound of a fountain, the deep dark stillness of a mill pond, the shimmer of sunlight on a pool, or the ebb and flow of the river, water brings life and not a little magic to Coggeshall's gardens!

Our Gardens

Use our map to plan your afternoon.

Tickets will be on sale on Stoneham Street opposite the Clocktower.

There are 3 gardens in the centre of Coggeshall.

A short walk along West Street will take you past Paycockes House to our fourth garden and art exhibition.

Afternoon tea is being served at Monkwell next to the river where you can visit 2 more gardens, Ben’s Museum and the Plant Stall.

A 10 minute walk along Abbey Lane will take you past St Nicholas Chapel to The Abbey and The Mill.

Take the Community bus for the 1 mile trip to Scrips, visiting the allotments on the way. 

The bus will stop on Market Hill, Grange Hill, Kelvedon Road and Scrips.

There is parking at Scrips and in the village centre.

Enjoy your visit!


A two-year old garden designed for easy maintenance, and planted to provide something of interest and beauty throughout the year.


Large informal garden. hidden away down a gravel drive. Ponds, footbridge over Robinsbrook, woodland walks.  Small children must be accompanied.  2 parking spaces for disabled.


A secluded, gravel garden with ponds, trees, shrubs and perrenials.


An established, walled garden  with pond, summerhouse and outbuildings housing a small art exhibition.


A perfect, tiny garden, full of roses and charm.


A beautiful seven-year-old garden featuring roses and old fashioned plants.

Ben's museum will be open 2 -4pm


Formal courtyard garden surrounded by the Abbey buildings and the river. Large informal gardens to the house.


A working water mill in a beautiful setting. Stoneground wholemeal flour for sale.


Coggeshall Allotment and Garden Society was established over 50 years ago. It now has about 90 members.


Large garden with natural pond, borders, mixed plantings divided by hedging. Parterre and vegetable garden, children's play garden. Mature woodland and glasshouses. Scrips are hosting our children’s activities.


A new garden featuring large pond.

Attractions + Refreshments

The Plant Stall








Lots of bargains, good advice and inspiration to take away!


Visit the Plant Stall at 3 Grange Hill.

Abbey Mill 

A working water mill in a beautiful setting. Stoneground wholemeal flour for sale.

Whefan House, West Street invites you to an exhibition of specially commissioned  paintings by  local artist Sheena Clover.

Ben’s museum is open from 2:00 to 4:00. Come and see the world’s largest collection of Weaver Bird’s nests!

St Nicholas Chapel

Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the oldest brickwork in England in this 13th Century Chapel!

Barbecue at Scrips?

Afternoon tea at Monkwell?

A choice of venues for refreshments!

Children’s activities

Fun and games for all the family at Scrips!

Remember to Collect your fishing line and start fishing for fish! (and ducks and frogs…) Ask our gardeners!

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