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We came here during the 6 weeks holiday with 1,5 & two 8 year olds. We took a picnic with us even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Amazing gardens ....Cafe disappointing

Arley has the most beautiful of gardens to wander around they are all so well kept and no litter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elaine G
Kidderminster, England, United Kingdom
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These beautiful historic gardens and arboretum dating back to the late 1700's are surrounded by over 1600 acres of countryside within the picturesque village of Upper Arley beside the river Severn. In addition to providing wonderful walks through...more
A442, Upper Arley DY12 1XG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here during the 6 weeks holiday with 1,5 & two 8 year olds. We took a picnic with us even though there is an on-site cafe. We ended up doing the trail they had which was brilliant the kids really enjoyed it. You...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arley has the most beautiful of gardens to wander around they are all so well kept and no litter that we saw. The grandchildren loved the wide open spaces with nature trails, kids area and maize to visit.We went to the cafe about 2.00 and...More

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely day walking through the gardens and doing the woodland trail with the grandchildren. Excellent value for money, we took a picnic although there is a tea shop but we were a big group and picnic seemed the easier option. Would recommend this...More

Thank SandraD4460
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with 5 chilren, 13, 8, 2 6 year olds and a toddler of 12 m8nths. There was. something for everyone. The older children did the scavenger hunt, magical quest, which was excellent and the children really enjoyed taking part. Whoever organised it did a...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Arley arboretum today for the first time, 2 adults and 4 young children aged 5 and under. We did the Magical Quest trail and we all loved every moment, well worth doing. The trail was very well thought out, wasn’t too long and...More

Thank SK74Bristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of five and pre-booked a table inside the cafe itself as this year has been a weather story of contrasts. The cafe is delightful and airy and the afternoon tea consisted of all the expected contents, all freshly made and served...More

Thank goodtogo2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice, children love it and the cafe always serves great food for them. I enjoy the odd bacon or sausage sandwich and they make them well here. Great trails and hunts for the kids and adults to follow, views over the Severn Valley...More

Thank HarvyT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can be found in this beautifully and well maintained arboretum broken only by the occasional sound of Severn Valley's steam train noise and whistle. Plenty of quiet places to contemplate off the beaten track and admire the majestity of the tall redwoods and other trees....More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We came with several under 5s who had so much fun, from the chicken enclosure to the numerous walks and trails around the park, a well thought out maze with a fortress in the middle, a nicely maintained kids play area and plenty of spots...More

Thank isobel h
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a 3 generation family to look around Arley Arboritum. They had a magical quest for the children to do... Collecting objects along the way to cast a spell. They loved this and kept them well entertained. (Only issue was my youngest nephew...More

Thank Lorna J
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Anne T
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Response from SK74Bristol | Reviewed this property |
We pushed 2 pushchairs around - on the paths and the grass and had no problems whatsoever.
Helen C
4 June 2018|
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Response from paul t | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a plant sales area selling some plants from gardens.at a range of prices. not large.
25 April 2018|
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Response from Binkie13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but can’t remember how much. It was such a shambles when we went you could probably get in without paying. Perhaps they have changed the system.