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Lovely family day out

Bicton Gardens offer a wonderful place for the whole family of any age to enjoy. The gardens are... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Judy J
Exeter, United Kingdom
Revisited after many years

Even better than we remembered, very well tended grounds and beautiful flower displays. A warm... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Chris W
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Over 64 acres to explore "A delight for gardeners" Spanning nearly 300years of gardening history, the park is home to many rare and beautiful species, collected from around the world. The Palm House is made from over 18,000 panes of glass (built...more
Bicton Park | Budleigh Salterton, Exeter EX9 7BJ, England
+44 1395 568465
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Visited using Tesco vouchers. Had a great day children loved the train outside play park, we loved the amazing gardens. As it was hot and kids were in sandals we went to use indoor play area and silly me they needed sox these were available...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Bicton Gardens offer a wonderful place for the whole family of any age to enjoy. The gardens are large, well stocked and maintained, a mix of formal beds and wooded areas, arboretum and rock garden, follies and lakes. A mini railway helps legs of the...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing! Well done to all concerned, an absolutely brilliant evening for both adults and children, we loved it, tribute acts were excellent and the firework finale was fab, very enjoyable would highly recommend! Thank you bicton

3  Thank kev S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Easy access, friendly staff, well kept garden and parklands. Train trip is worthwhile to see all extended area.

Thank WiltsMoonrakers
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful gardens and nice play area but I just think it is overpriced for what it is. I paid £31 for one adult and two children (no concession for students) and then more to go on the train. I was aware of the price...More

1  Thank Clareebug
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Supposed to be disabilty friendly laugh . Slopes hard to get around the place . Expensive entry prices. And they want more to use the train . Restaurant ok . Nice gardens . Grass poorly edged . Dogs cost extrs why . Disabled who cannot...More

3  Thank gerry1956561
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Bicton Gardens, near Budleigh Salterton, is a wonderfully peaceful place to spend a day. Many attractions, including a wonderful Farm and Agricultural Museum and a long panoramic narrow gauge train ride, exist in beautifully landscaped gardens. Added to that, a year's subscription also enables you...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Even better than we remembered, very well tended grounds and beautiful flower displays. A warm, well informed welcome by the same person who sold tickets for the train, this man is a real asset to the gardens. Only downside was on taking tea in the...More

3  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Went to BIcton Park with sister over from Canada good walk around and sat out side for a coffee, keep very good and clean every were, nice big lake but no walk around good few hours spent

1  Thank PatrickP383
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A one of entry fee is expensive, in order to get true value for money and if one lives locally it's worth paying the extra for an annual pass. For those interested there are several picnic tables scattered around the grounds and the childrens play...More

1  Thank Ranger33200
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Response from OnAir544081 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes it is lots of pathways but check on the website to make certain
13 July 2017|
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Response from maryWorcs | Reviewed this property |
No station nearest station Exmoth need to get a bus or taxi from there.
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Response from jesseatworld | Reviewed this property |
Yes! 😊 though I believe there is a small charge to take them in