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Dewstow Gardens & Hidden Grottoes

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Hidden Gem!

A really unusual garden with underground grottos. Very well kept, with interesting plants and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun visit!

Went with a group of old friends by coach. It's not a big garden, but the grottoes and gardens are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“hidden gem”(42 reviews)
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Dewstow Gardens are Grottoes are recently discovered gardens built in the 1890's. buried in the 1950's and rediscovered and escavated in 2000. We are now open for the summer months and welcome visitors of all ages including pre-booked coach parties...more
Dewstow Rd | Caldicot, Caerwent NP26 5AH, Wales
+44 1291 431020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really unusual garden with underground grottos. Very well kept, with interesting plants and trees. Good cafe for light lunches and snacks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of old friends by coach. It's not a big garden, but the grottoes and gardens are a wonderful experience, and have a very interesting history that you can watch in their very good cafe before you look round. I'd go back...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic garden , each corner you discover something new.The under ground grotto is incredible so many water features and different plants. The whole experience is credit to those that have worked so hard to restore a piece of history for us all to enjoy. The...More

1  Thank mysticmaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my parents on a lovely sunny day. I have to say that I'm not really a gardens person but I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here! I really enjoyed the underground tunnels and grottos - made me think of Indiana Jones or the...More

2  Thank ZombieRun7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual, amazing, beautiful, I've not visited a garden like this before where every step reveals something new and unusual especially the underground water features in the grottoes and tunnels. This is a garden worth seeing with the added bonus of a very nice slice of...More

2  Thank alang684
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a superb place to visit. So full of surprises we were constantly excited to see what was around the next corner! Even though the weather wasn’t the best we still loved this. Disappointing to read poor reviews as we feel totally unnecessary. If you...More

4  Thank Cladam18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens were so lovely and awe inspiring to walk around. It took us around an hour and a half to walk around the whole of the gardens currently. The weather was very pleasant, which I think definitely helped as while there are grottoes, most...More

4  Thank greatgadsby97
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to take a trip here and was not disappointed . So unexpected to have this little gem of a garden on our doorstep . Absolutely loved it so unique. The children loved it... and yes it is uneven in places , potential for slipping...More

6  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had been meaning to visit Dewston Garden and Grottoes for some time, after reading some impressive press articles on the place. The wait was well worthwhile, as this was one of the best gardens I have visited, with something new to see around every...More

2  Thank DavidRWB
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The creation of a wealthy if highly reclusive Victorian eccentric, these gardens are very understated and consequently less well known than many. Undeniably the USP of Dewstow is the series of remarkable grottoes and tunnels created by James Pulham and Son. Complemented by a seemingly...More

3  Thank Questers
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25 August 2018|
Response from 49sunshine | Reviewed this property |
Website says no dogs other than assistance dogs
30 July 2018|
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Response from DewstowGardens | Property representative |
Hello, a train London to Severn tunnel junction and a taxi from there would probably be your best bet. If you give us a call on 01291 431020, we can discuss your options. Best wishes.. Dewstow Gardens
17 May 2018|
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Response from Katiehlbrown | Reviewed this property |
£7 for adults & worth every penny!!!