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Address: 371 Racecourse Road | RD 6, Ashburton 7776, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-308 9530
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Absolutely Amazing

So much work and love has gone into creating such a beautiful and inviting place. A must see for anybody who has an appreciation for a beautiful garden.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
victa60
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Walcha, Australia
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Walcha, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much work and love has gone into creating such a beautiful and inviting place. A must see for anybody who has an appreciation for a beautiful garden.

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1 Thank victa60
sunshine coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Obviously wouldn't be good on rainy day but otherwise a lovely area to visit. Has a chapel. Well planned and lovely in spring especially

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Thank ozdrifter
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

You need to pick your time to visit. On a grey September day it is a bit drab and boring. We found it quite expensive for what it was. However it would be an excellent place to attend a function or a wedding

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Thank NZMike57
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

one couples dreams, we have been four times over last 10 years and always enjoy looking around the gardens

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Thank Frank L
Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This garden had been created by the current owners into a beautiful garden that is made available to all to enjoy. Well worth a few hours

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1 Thank FrankandTonia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

It is difficult not to give this garden an excellent rating though as far as ratings go...what is a rating? This was the first garden in New Zealand that I visited of the ones that I have visited that had Butterflies fluttering in it. And thats a grand bonus. This created a whimsical atmosphere as one stood at the gate... More 

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new zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Trott's garden is absolutely beautiful! With every turn a pleasant surprise greets you - every "garden room" from the funky red garden to the cleverly sculptured knot garden and the expansive herbaceous border has you gasping in awe. This garden is outstanding in every way. Alan Trott explained the history of the garden and was very accommodating letting us through... More 

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1 Thank NewZealandJanet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I went to a wedding here on Saturday, wow what beautiful gardens, totally spotless. The chapel was beautiful, seated approx 50 people,very relaxed setting. Although I have recommended it for families, it is a garden without a playpark etc, well not that I full see, but it's nice if they want a walk and to get some fresh air.

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2 Thank Theresa B
Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Incredible gardens. It rained quite a bit while we were there and it was still beautiful to walk around. The owner Ian is quite friendly and happy to talk about the garden. Knot and red gardens are highlights.

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2 Thank Katherine M
Ashburton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Took some visiting Japanese friends on 10.12/15. They were very impressed with the quality and quantity of the plantings. I would thoroughly recommend this Garden to anyone.

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