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Dewstow Gardens & Hidden Grottoes

Dewstow Rd | Caldicot, Caerwent NP26 5AH, Wales
+44 1291 431020
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Sunday walks

We never been here and she found it by searching 'Things to do on a Sunday on budget' it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Connor C
via mobile
Disappointing Visit

Visited with my sister as we are both keen gardeners and she lives not too far away but had never... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
south west
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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. Please check out our website for further details.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“hidden gem” (35 reviews)
Dewstow Rd | Caldicot, Caerwent NP26 5AH, Wales
+44 1291 431020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We never been here and she found it by searching 'Things to do on a Sunday on budget' it was exactly that. We got lost around the gardens and grottes. So many benches to sit back and enjoy the beauty of it all. We spend...More

1  Thank Connor C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with my sister as we are both keen gardeners and she lives not too far away but had never visited before now. We were both very disappointed. The grottoes were OK, although a little dark in places. The planting was not inspiring and the...More

Thank chipwilt19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to spend an afternoon meander round the gardens and going through the tunnels to hidden grottoes well worth a visit

1  Thank Muriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a garden unlike any other. The grottos are amazing and need to be seen to truly appreciate them. The hidden pathways, water features, rock garden and ornaments will keep young and old entertained. The display in the tropical house showing the renovation was...More

Thank pedwar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only became aware of Dewstow Gardens after seeing it features on a TV programme around a year or so ago, despite being familiar with the area and having several breaks at nearby Tintern. I went there aware that my mother, who has to use...More

2  Thank John_Luxton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a second visit for our family (two seniors and a 15 year-old ) and this has become one of our favourite gardens in the world, and we've been to hundreds ! This is Victorian creativity and obsession at its best, with hidden 'secret'...More

2  Thank MamaLou25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a last minute place to go but are we glad we decided to go. Wonderful gardens and fantastic grotto's lovely coffee shop and staff were fantastic and very welcoming ...We will be going back very very soon.

3  Thank stephen h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most brilliant garden that you could possibly visit, a surprise at every twist and turn and never boring. But the whole experience was spoiled for my wife by the unisex toilets. Not the usual individual enclosed toilets as is normal with unisex...More

Thank Herbert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen a TV documentary on this venue some time ago, at last my wife, younger daughter and I managed to travel to this attraction on August 23rd. The day was perfect with bright sunshine and we thoroughly enjoyed the visit with its subterranean 'caverns'....More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful gardens with lots of hidden features, well worth the visit, great place for photographers. highly reccommend!

1  Thank Sue A
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Denise F
17 August 2017|
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Response from WTPlus | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, but I am not absolutely sure, but have a feeling that it was only assistance dogs.
Monika Offelia P
5 July 2017|
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Response from DewstowGardens | Property representative |
Hi, I would recommend a minimum of 2 hours, although some people stay for much longer. If you have the time and the weather is nice, you can sit on the benches or the lawns and just chill. Thanks.
Sarah R
29 August 2016|
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Response from loogie a | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think it was £7.00 for adults but they do a family ticket as well