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Castle Hill

Filleigh, Barnstaple EX32 0RQ, England
+44 1598 760421
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Lovely spot - formal and semi-formal gardens and lovely views.

A family visit today was most enjoyable and we were very surprised there were not more visitors... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Googly2010
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Wonderful Gardens

This is a second review so I apologise for any differences. Magnificent Gardens and setting. Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim O
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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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Privately owned historic 50 acre gardens surround the spectacular family home set in the rolling hills of Devon. Come and enjoy a picnic in the grounds or visit the garden kiosk for a cream tea. Walks take you through the Millennium Garden, Walled Garden Woodland Gardens, past follies, statues and temples. Walk up to the Castle and enjoy spectacular views.
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Filleigh, Barnstaple EX32 0RQ, England
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"homemade scones"
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"open to the public"
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"ticket office"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"well worth a visit"
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"lovely place"
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"north devon"
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"dartmoor"
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"rhododendrons"
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"climb"
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"stream"
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"refreshments"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family visit today was most enjoyable and we were very surprised there were not more visitors. The splendid and elegant house sits in a mix of formal and informal gardens and we enjoyed a leisurely walk around this beautiful estate, encompassing riverside, woods, a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a second review so I apologise for any differences. Magnificent Gardens and setting. Good refreshments too. The paths amongst the plants, flowers trees and shrubs are pleasant and wonderfully picvtureaque and the scent (when we were there) of the azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons...More

Thank Tim O
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Used the Gardeners World 2 for 1 offer, the price otherwise is £7 for adults. We were greeted by friendly ladies in the reception. It was the perfect time of year to visit as the rhododendron and azaleas were out. I don’t know what sort...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Delicious homemade fayre with friendly service and very efficient. You can visit the tearoom without paying for entry to the delightful gardens which is a nice option. Definitely recommend the homemade soups and scones.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited at the end of the season in October just days before the garden closed for the year. We decided to visit because it is one of the few gardens that admits dogs and one of us is an RHS member and had free...More

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We found this through the Rhs website lovely gardens with the autumn colour just beginning We were intrigued by the different vistas, buildings and styles of garden. We definately want to visit again to see the spring colours. We had lovely tea with home made...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Often visit having a years membership which will definitely be renewed. The gardens , not the house, are open to the public. If you want a relaxing walk around the grounds this is the place to visit and you will not be disappointed. The grounds...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a slightly cloudy day and were warmly greeted on arrival, charges for adults is £6.50 with con sessions for pensioners and children, you get a free map of the walkways and advice on the best places to visit according to season, taking...More

Thank Johnfb56
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Garden entrance tickets came with our Great Little Breaks deal......well worth a visit! Gardens are beautiful, nothing too formal. Wonderful woodland walks up to the Sham Castle folly where, on a clear day you should be able to see Exmoor, Dartmoor and Lundy (bit misty...More

Thank elspi
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

W went to see the garden which is to us a huge park with wonderful possibilities for walks and if you climb the hill you will be treated with the most wonderful view to the Moors

Thank Aaretal
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