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Green Island Gardens

open gardens, garden centre, plant nursery, tea room Colchester Essex

Green Island Gardens

open gardens, garden centre, plant nursery, tea room Colchester Essex

Green Island Gardens

open gardens, garden centre, plant nursery, tea room Colchester Essex

Green Island Gardens

Special Events & Private Functions

Special Events Inspired By Nature and the Seasons

As the seasons move through Green Island Gardens, various plants and flowers take their turn to stand centre stage in all their colour and glory. Contact us to see what is happening this month at Green Island

 

 

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Bluebells Bazaar & NGS Open Day

Saturday 5th / Sunday 6th May 2018

A chance to visit the gardens and enjoy the sights & smells of spring with the woodlands carpeted in Bluebells and the vibrant Azaleas. An open air bazaar will be held in the main gardens with stalls showcasing local art, crafts and produce. For updates on the Bluebells Bazaar and NGS Open Day please like and share our event on the Green Island Gardens Facebook page.
Home cooked snacks and refreshments will be available in the tearoom.

 

 

 

Easter Weekend

Friday 30th March, Sunday 1st, & Monday 2nd April

Green Island Gardens will be open on the Easter Weekend. Bring the family out to the gardens, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 
 

 

Autumn Colour Weekend

October 13 & 14

 

Our annual Autumn colour weekend & NGS open day.

 

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Private Functions

Looking for a unique location for your next private function?

Why not consider Green Island Gardens? Our grounds create a stunning backdrop for a whole range of events from Weddings, to Bat Mitzvahs, Baby Showers, Children's Birthday Parties, and Anniversaries.

Each function is tailored to your requirements. We will build the package to suit your needs ranging from basic venue hire to Victorian afternoon tea party or large evening function with hog roast, music and dancing. 

Our team can work with you to make your event memorable.

Weddings


 

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Green Island Gardens currently does not hold a license for traditional wedding ceremonies, however we are able to cater to alternative ceremonies and wedding receptions. 

Contact us for more information or check out our functions & weddings information booklet below.

 

 


Places to Stay

 Robins at Marsh Barn. 
4-star Self catering accommodation in Manningtree.

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 Wivenhoe House Hotel. 
'intriguingly different'

Luxury 4-star hotel in Colchester
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2018 Events

Easter Weekend - March 30 - April 2

Green Island Gardens will be open over the Easter Weekend. 
 

Bluebells and Azaleas Weekend & NGS Open Day - May 5 & 6

In aid of National Gardens Scheme; come and enjoy the natural beauty of the bluebells and azaleas at Green Island in May.
Home cooked snacks and refreshments will be available in the tearoom.
Open air bazaar with local arts, crafts & produce in the main gardens.
 

Saturday Summer Openings

Green Island Gardens will be open every Saturday from April 7th to October 13th, 10am - 5pm.
 

Autumn Colour Weekend & NGS Open Day - October 13 & 14

Our annual Autumn Colour weekend comes alive with a vast array of Autumn Colouring trees & shrubs.