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Abbeywood Gardens

Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich CW8 2HS, England
+44 1606 889477
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Amazing venue, amazing staff, fantastic service!

We have just spent the most amazing day at Abbeywood attending my sons wedding, we cannot praise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philynda187069
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Varied and interesting garden, good food but slow service

Visited on a plant fare day so more crowded than usual. Good range of unusual plants in plant fare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard H
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Hodnet, United Kingdom
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The Rowlinson family have lived at Abbeywood since 1987, during which time they have made many improvements and additions to the gardens. The year starts in February with many varieties of Galanthus in Jane's Garden, followed by other Spring favourites, Erythroniums and Trilliums, to name but a few of her rare plants. The Main Garden is divided into separate areas. The formal layout gives way to naturalistic planting within. Early May starts with Tulips followed by Alliums and Camassia. Seasonal interest continues until around mid September - weather depending. The Christopher Lloyd inspired Exotic Garden, designed around the remnants of the old vegetable garden, is filled with Dahlias, Cannas, Banana and other tender perennials. These continue until the first frosts. The Young Arboretum is planted with rare evergreen and deciduous trees for year round interest. A 2km, wildlife walk incorporates the existing and new woodland on the 45 acre grounds.
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  • Poor7%
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Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich CW8 2HS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent the most amazing day at Abbeywood attending my sons wedding, we cannot praise the venue and gardens enough but the staff have gone above and beyon for every minute we were there! The gentleman in the cafe, sorry I didn't get...More

Thank Philynda187069
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a plant fare day so more crowded than usual. Good range of unusual plants in plant fare. Interesting and varied gardens, especially the prairie beds, recently established and now coming to their peak. These are worth a visit on their own but there...More

Thank Richard H
AbbeywoodEstate, Owner at Abbeywood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you thought that the service was slow. I personally thought that particular day the service was good considering the huge amount of Visitors we had at the Plant Fair. Our service has improved each time we have a new Plant Fair.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...venue. Be it for a full blown wedding or a coffee stop. The staff are fabulous and the food is just lovely. And then there are the gardens to visit too. And in the summer months they really are a sight to see, just stunning.

Thank MrandMrsSKIClub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Abbeys having been given vouchers for admission and coffee/cake in the cafe. The gardens are really nice and we'll presented with great displays. Well maintained with great colours. Our visit to the cafe as disastrous. There were a group of ladies waiting for coffee...More

Thank steve272014
AbbeywoodEstate, Owner at Abbeywood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am afraid the service was not up to our normal standard because a Coach of 33 who we were expecting was quickly followed by a group of Ladies (16) arriving unexpectedly on a Mini Coach. In a short space we had 49 people arrive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Club sandwich to die for. Still need to do afternoon tea- the cakes look awesome. Disabled access, glorious gardens, good gift shop. And amazing food

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely garden and it gets better year by year - it is a tranquil space and overlooks rolling countryside. Well worth a visit coupled with a cup of tea and a piece of cake. what could be nicer.

Thank MaryNorthwich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't believe this was on our doorstep and I had never been before. We went to attend a plant show here and took a walk in the gardens they are stunning. Half way through we stopped in the cafe for a drink very reasonable prices...More

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens were beautiful. It was interesting to see how they have developed over the times we have visited. We also enjoyed some delicious scones.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Enjoyed a walk around the gardens, despite the showery weather - including the vegetable/flower garden away from the main buildings. Then enjoyed a mid-afternoon tea and cake in the cafe conservatory. Waiter offered to bring us the password for the free wifi but never re-appeared.

Thank Gus-Glasgow
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I have visited Abbeywood twice recently the first time was to attend a networking meeting. We had tea/coffee and the most amazing biscuits. A friend and I then stayed for lunch which was lovely the menu is extensive something for everyone. Beautifully presented and tasted...More

Thank Paula H
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Response from lindapaws | Reviewed this property |
Abbeywood is a 45-acre family estate nestling in the Delamere countryside, right in the heart of Cheshire. Home to the Rowlinson family since 1987, Abbeywood is now open for visits and bookings. If you are looking for days... More
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