Markshall Estate is a beautiful heritage landscape that extends to over 2,350 acres of Essex countryside. The estate includes broadleaved woodlands, a world-class Arboretum showcasing a collection of rare trees from across the globe, The Wild Wood family play area, relaxing lakes, a Walled Garden featuring the longest herbaceous border in the county and much more.
You'll also find seasonal produce served in the Orchard Kitchen cafe, including meals, light refreshments and cream teas throughout the day. The onsite shop sells a range of local products including locally produced jams and borage honey produced by bees on the Estate, and works by local artists and photographers. If gardening is your passion then stop by their Plant Centre for inspiration direct from the Arboretum.
Enjoy exploring this wonderful venue that dates back a thousand years, from the broadleaved woodlands to the 200-acre world-class Arboretum. When you're done exploring head to Markshall Estate's 18th century Essex barn to enjoy an afternoon tea. Delight in homemade treats, locally sourced dishes and the finest hot teas, in the toasty glow of their lovely log burner.
The full menu includes unlimited tea and coffee, a selection of sandwiches, scones with local jam and clotted cream, and add some extra sparkle with a glass of Prosecco.