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Batsford Arboretum

Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
+44 1386 701441
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Weekend in the Cotswolds

Fabulous place to see trees, I imagine it must be a sight to see in the Autumn. Has a nice cafe and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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L Hancock

Great family day out. 3 year old absolutely loved it. Staff were amazing and food was great, wish... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Laurence H
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Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country, Batsford Arboretum offers visitors year round interest - from lush, spring colour provided by the beautiful Japanese flowering cherries to autumn’s spectacular natural fireworks display. Wander along 56 acres of wild gardens, paths and streams, enjoy stunning views across the Evenlode Valley and discover the beautiful oriental-influenced statues hidden in glades around the grounds.Freshly-baked food available all day in the Garden Terrace Café; Beautiful, quality plants, gifts and garden sundries and expert gardening advice.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“autumn colours” (58 reviews)
“garden centre” (204 reviews)
“lovely walk” (50 reviews)
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Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to see trees, I imagine it must be a sight to see in the Autumn. Has a nice cafe and garden shop.

1  Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great family day out. 3 year old absolutely loved it. Staff were amazing and food was great, wish we had more hours in the day to see everything there.

1  Thank Laurence H
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we're pleased you and your family enjoyed your day and hope you'll be back to visit again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Aboretum on our recent visit to the area - lovely and lots of interesting trees and plants, but the signage for people walking into the Aboretum was terrible. We were directed towards the Falconry centre before being directed all the way back...More

1  Thank Canterburyresident
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit to the arboretum. Thank you also for your useful feedback regarding signage. We hope you'll visit again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this mid morning on the last day of a short trip to the Cotswolds. It’s about 1 1/2 miles from Moreton-in-Marsh. It’s a beautiful place to walk around for a couple of hours with well marked walkways and paths; and some beautiful trees: some...More

3  Thank Steve J
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Steve, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit and got to see our rare Emmenopterys tree! We hope you'll visit again the next time you're in the Cotswolds.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant walk - with dogs welcome. However, for the cost of the admission, there is very in the way added value.More

Thank Jonathan W
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Jonathan, we're pleased you enjoyed your walk in the arboretum. We're sorry to hear you didn't feel that you had value for money. As a charity, our admission fee goes a long way to help maintain our botanical collection and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited. Fascinating place with lots of walks. Staff all lovely and the place is extremely well maintained. Good paths so would expect it to be great even in the winter. Lovely cafe with good food and cake. Just such a great place to go...More

1  Thank GrahamJoy
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review Graham, we're pleased you enjoyed your day at Batsford. Do come and visit again soon, there's always something different to see in the arboretum - all year round!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a cousin and drove 2 hours to reach it. Well worth the drive. Lovely selection of trees, mostly well labelled, great garden centre, delicious lunch in cafeteria. Staff were friendly and helpful. Will visit again.

1  Thank Ruth I
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Ruth! We're grateful you travelled a long way to visit us and hope you'll visit again soon one day!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 90 year old Dad was down from Scotland for a month - where to take him. Batsford is brilliant and relatively easy walking for the elderly. He loved the fact that most of the trees are named and place of origin. Wonderful that you...More

2  Thank Lynda G
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Lynda, we're pleased you and your Father enjoyed your day out at Batsford and look forward to welcoming you (and your Grandchildren!) again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a good few hours here enjoying the sunshine! A lot of the trees and plants are labelled which makes your walk much more interesting. The map is super helpful and ensured I walked the entire perimeter ofnthe grounds before settling in a sun...More

1  Thank Michelle C
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Michelle, we're pleased you enjoyed the arboretum, it's a very tranquil place to spend time in! We hope to welcome you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to visit. We've been on a few occasions to see the different seasons and it is always stunning.

Thank Banana4932
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we're pleased you've seen the arboretum during the different seasons, it changes quite a bit throughout the year and we hope you'll agree there's always something of interest to see! We hope to welcome you again soon.

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466melvyn
14 May 2018|
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Response from Batsarb | Property representative |
Hello. We welcome well behaved dogs in the arboretum and visitor centre (including the cafe). Dogs must be kept on a short lead at all times and we ask visitors to clean up after their dogs using any of the outdoor litter... More
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Dlp6666
23 April 2018|
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Response from stuart p | Property representative |
Hi last entry is 4.45pm and we expect visitors to exit by 6pm. yes gates are closed and locked just after 6pm thank you.
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Trevona T
20 April 2018|
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Response from stuart p | Property representative |
Hi the Cherry Blossom and Magnolias are finally coming out (three weeks late this year) and are starting to look good, this weekend and next week should be a lovely time to visit.
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