Layer Marney Tower

Layer Marney Tower 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 360 gardens.

The garden’s formal structure has been combined with a more relaxed planting style to provide interest from spring to late summer, with an emphasis on fragrance and colour. There is a new border of Tudor plants and you can also climb the garden’s Tudor tower for magnificent views.


Important update

Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory

Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.

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Using your 2-for-1 card at Layer Marney Tower

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Card valid for the whole property. Card not valid on bank hols & some event days – phone to check
  • Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
  • Currently 2-for-1 tickets can only be purchase on site

Opening details:

Open 24 Mar-26 Sep, 11am-5pm: Wed & Sun 24 Mar-18 Jul; Sun-Thurs 19 Jul-26 Sep

Entry prices:

Adults & seniors £9, children (3-15) £5. Booking may be required – see website


Parking spaces
Access for disabled (partial)
Light refreshment
Picnic area
Dogs allowed on leads

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Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US – Directions