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Hylands House and Estate

Hylands House and Estate

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Cafe

VAQAS, GREEN FLAG AWARD

Contact

Huttons Courtyard Cafe

01245 346765

Address

Hylands Park,
London Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM2 8WQ

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 27 - Thu 29 Jun The 3foot people festival
Tue 27 Jun TUESDAY TODDLES
Sat 1 Jul THE FLING FESTIVAL
Wed 5 - Sat 8 Jul SOUNDS OF SUMMER
Sun 9 Jul Hylands Farmers & Crafts Market
Tue 11 Jul TUESDAY TODDLES

Details

Huttons Courtyard Cafe is a family-friendly cafe, which provides the perfect place to meet with friends for lunch or relax with a drink when out walking in Hylands park.

Enjoy:


•hot & cold food
•breakfast served until 11am
•daily specials
•pasta dishes
•sandwiches
•jacket potatoes
•salads
•afternoon tea
•homemade cake
•homemade luxury ice cream
•children's menu
•alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages

The new Patio area is now open. It can be found to the left of the courtyard. The Patio is dog friendly, with bowls of water and a buzzer for lone dog walkers to get direct access to Huttons without leaving their dogs.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Opening details

Cafe opening times

•April to October (every day) - 8.30am to 5pm
•November to March (every day) - 10am to 4pm (Sundays open at 8.30am)
•May be open outside of these times depending on the season
•Food orders to be placed 45 minutes before closing time

Location

Directions

See location of Hylands House and Estate on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 684042  Lat: 51.71128 Long: 0.43626

By Road:
From London: Take A12 towards Colchester. At 1st Chelmsford sign, take slip road to A414 towards Chelmsford. (A414 is an old dual carriageway). White on brown tourist signs indicates entrance to park/house.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu