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Lea Gardens

Lea, Matlock DE4 5GH, England
+44 1629 534380
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Beautiful gardend

Wow stunning colours and beautiful. Rhododendrums and azaleas are absolutely amazing this time of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Warren H
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Rochford, United Kingdom
Breathtakingly Beautiful.

Had a lovely morning walking around the Beautiful Gardens..the lovely elderly local lady sold us a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sallymack07
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derbyshire
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
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“cakes” (30 reviews)
“winding paths” (6 reviews)
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Lea, Matlock DE4 5GH, England
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+44 1629 534380
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"cakes"
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"winding paths"
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"flowering shrubs"
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"long lane"
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"well worth a visit"
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"mid june"
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"amazing flowers"
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"nesting boxes"
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"plant sales area"
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"for sale"
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"season tickets"
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"early spring"
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"every corner"
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"cream and jam"
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"fabulous gardens"
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow stunning colours and beautiful. Rhododendrums and azaleas are absolutely amazing this time of year a must see reasonably priced and only 50p entry for children.stunning and best gardens I've seen.you won't be disappointed

Thank Warren H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely morning walking around the Beautiful Gardens..the lovely elderly local lady sold us a yearly ticket for £9 saying we could visit everyday if we wished . Will go back next week as it's the best time to visit whilst the flowers are...More

Thank sallymack07
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went the 10th May The mixture of colours and textures and the freshness of the plants and leaves were just stunning. I go every year. At this time it must be the best garden in Britain. The cafe serves wonderful home made food which is...More

Thank AWo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We certainly picked the right time to visit here. Rhododendrons and Azaleas are amazing. Lovely winding paths, plenty of benches to sit on and admire the beauty and only £5 to go in. Tea room was really good and reasonably priced - yes it was...More

Thank Pippam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing garden, we’ve never seen so many flowers in one garden. Lots of winding paths to wander along, lots of benches to sit on. Only £5 to go in. All very well kept without being tooo tidy. Lovely cakes in the cafe. And best...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful collection of Azaleas and Rhododendrons which we managed to catch at almost the optimum time. The range of colours and varieties are breathtaking and excellent value for £5 but if you live close by you can opt for a £9 season ticket....More

1  Thank Hamish42
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite living in Derby for nearly 40 years I'd never visited Lea Gardens until today and was so glad I did! There is off road free parking near the entrance with a separate area for the disabled and coaches. Admission is £5 for adults and...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were lovely, lots of colour every where we looked and it was lovely that dogs were permitted to and didn't have to be left at home. Only grumble would be the state of the ladies toilet

Thank GreyhoundMum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited 10th May.Weather dry but cold wind.Most of the rhododendrons and azaleas are in bloom.Because of spring being late this year the early flowering and later flowering rhododendrons are all in bloom together at the moment., very spectacular at the moment.It probably won't last a...More

Thank William G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nearly 40 of us went here today for a quick visit. The sun shone and we had a wander around the gardens. We walked up and down the paths looking at rhododendrons and azaleas. Coffee was had in the cafe and also on the terrace...More

Thank chickpea53
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HeatherHann
24 April 2017|
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Response from phil M | Reviewed this property |
Yes lee gardens is open every day now until the end of August. we spent another lovely afternoon walking around Lee garden yesterday, lots more colour than even three weeks ago, so many azaleas and rhododendrons now in... More
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tizza54
15 August 2016|
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Response from Gerard A | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Can view from cafe terrace but not really within garden due to slope
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Sharon L
18 July 2015|
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Response from Marusja H | Reviewed this property |
I have seen many people with dogs there, so I would say the answer is yes.
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