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Excellent even in winter

We visited the gardens on a cold but sunny November day. It was easy to find and plenty of parking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Yeah Dog Friendly

Our first visit to Rococo Gardens. So glad we found this beautiful Gardens. We visited the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Painswick Rococo Garden is a unique 18th century garden set in a hidden valley with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Painswick Rococo Garden was designed in the 1740s as an English country gentleman's pleasure garden, a place for holding...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gloucester Road, Painswick GL6 6TH, England
+44 1452 813204
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All reviews entrance fee scones well worth a visit gift shop the kitchen couple of hours cake lovely cafe early spring different areas cafe serves nature trail few hours red house pigeon house every corner enjoyed our visit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the gardens on a cold but sunny November day. It was easy to find and plenty of parking. There was a short walk to the entrance/cafe with some disabled parking close by. Entrance fees were very reasonable (£4 for us more mature folk)....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to Rococo Gardens. So glad we found this beautiful Gardens. We visited the Cotswold for a short break along with our dog. So obviously had to go onto the internet to find Dog friendly places to visit and enjoy. We were lucky...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were so pleased to have happened upon these gardens whilst exploring the Cotswolds. Even though it was November the gardens looked so lovely and the autumn colours on the tress was breathtaking. It is truly amazing what they are achieving here and the staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PixPop
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited in late October and enjoyed exploring this attractive garden the well marked paths and interesting features made for a good experience. The maze is great fun though our dog did not get the idea of not crossing the hedges! The cafe was excellent- loved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 974philc
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Visited as another local tearoom had no scones! Good job we made it when we did (2-45pm) we got the last 2 fruit scones. They were not too bad at all & ham sandwich was tasty if ready made. Why are tearooms unable to ensure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zenajoy
DomPHamilton, General Manager at Painswick Rococo Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit and for your review – we were pleased that you appreciated our scones when you visited our cosy Café. I just wanted to point out that we don’t freeze our scones as we don’t think they are anywhere near as...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Staff always so friendly. There was an offer on, if you took some painted rocks the children get in free. Wonderful gardens, amazing for mindfulness practice. Soya/almond milk and vegan cake in the cafe which was lovely to see. They have expanded their woodland trail,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with a 15 month old and 4 year old. It’s lovely to explore and connect children with the outdoors. On a practical level buggies are really hard pushing - ditch them and take a carrier. The cafe is nice for a snack but not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisaloocave
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We visited the Rococo garden in October when Autumn was beginning to leave its mark on the trees and shrubs. However if you love gardens we recommend you visit this unique and lovely garden but perhaps earlier in the year to see it at its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melvyn H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Didn't really want to visit here but so pleased my friend persuaded me- loved the place! Quirky follies everywhere and don't miss the fairy castle on top of the tall tree stump. Lovely walks around the place and super vegetables, fruit and flowers in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Loretta R
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great morning exploring this garden. There are lots of quirky features like the Red House and Eagle House. There are three very different water features and a maze. We enjoyed wandering around the vegetable garden and found the formal gardens still had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wendy B
21 January 2018|
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Response from DomPHamilton | Property representative |
There are probably a couple of miles' walking if you explore the whole of the site, which is about 10 acres. The Garden was built in a hidden valley behind Painswick House so there are some very steep slopes and uneven... More
9 September 2017|
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Response from BrotherLawrence | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking but I would say not great for a buggy
Claire J
12 February 2017|
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Response from DomPHamilton | Property representative |
Hi again Claire. Not sure what happened with the links, sorry. Adult Gift Aid admission is £8, standard £7.20.