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A surprising visit that went beyond expectations

We visited on bank holiday Monday hoping for a quiet place to take our autistic son who is 14 and... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
MarkGWalsall
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Newport, United Kingdom
Excellent Visit as always.

Another superb visit to Lydney Park Estate on one of their open days. I brought a friend who hadn’t... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Rachel S
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Lydney Park, Lydney GL15 6BU, England
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

left it a bit late this season. should have gone in may! lots of petals already fallen but still very pretty. beware of steep gravely paths that are very slippery even in the dry. road in to Lydney park estate great. road out washed out...More

Thank Anton R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We visited on bank holiday Monday hoping for a quiet place to take our autistic son who is 14 and mobile but also prone to melt downs if its too busy. We arrived at around 1pm and drove up to the site, parking near the...More

3  Thank MarkGWalsall
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Another superb visit to Lydney Park Estate on one of their open days. I brought a friend who hadn’t been before and he was very impressed. The little museum area is very interesting & the cakes from the tearoom are delicious. However it’s the outstanding...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I haven't been for a few years even though I live locally, but was very pleasantly surprised by how lovely the gardens are now. The display of rhodedendrons and azaleas is amazing and lots of effort has been put into maintaining and upgrading the paths...More

1  Thank penni51
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Really impressive Roman bath house remains plus peculiar & atmospheric temple footings. Lovely old-fashioned small museum in the house crammed with many of the Roman artefacts discovered on site, plus an additional room dedicated to New Zealand. Glorious views across a well-stocked deer park to...More

1  Thank Patsy T
Reviewed 9 May 2018

My husband and I visited 2 weeks in a row and the changes of the flowering shrubs in the hidden valley woodland garden was dramatic. The woodland gardens meander up and down through Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias and the colours were stunning. Water runs down...More

1  Thank coffeeandcookie
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful day we spent here with our daughter, 2 grandsons and 3 dogs. A fab time had by all, gardens, museum, lovely lunch and yummy cakes.

1  Thank Jeanssteve
Reviewed 12 November 2017

nice place to go an relaxes on the bench looking at the display of flowers went their first year 2012

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The staff were all really lovely and I enjoyed the beautiful gardens they were absolutely amazing, not forgetting the delicious cake!

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A beautiful garden full of superb rhododendrons and azaleas, the water garden is a delight with dragonflies and damselflies skimming the water. A tranquil valley with sides beautifully planted with a wide variety of unique rhododendrons in glorious colours. A lot of work has been...More

1  Thank Hilary F
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Andrew S
20 August 2017|
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Response from K7159EZlindaw | Reviewed this property |
No, they are only open for a very short time in the spring.
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Colin S
17 May 2017|
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
The cost is £5 per adult, children 50p. The opening times and entrance fees can be found on the Lydney park estate website.
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David G
28 April 2017|
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Response from K7159EZlindaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs on leads are allowed by the roman ruins and in the gardens.
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