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Dewstow Gardens & Hidden Grottoes

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OMG! I LOVE This Place!!!

I wish this was my home. How amazing it would be to leisurely stroll through the hidden... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Richard B
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Anaheim, California
A surprise find, interesting gardens.

We stumbled across this place online and visited on a whim. So glad we went - both really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Rosie S
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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“stepping stones”(39 reviews)
“hidden gem”(43 reviews)
“water features”(27 reviews)
About
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
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Dewstow Rd | Caldicot, Caerwent NP26 5AH, Wales
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+44 1291 431020
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 April 2014

We did wonder when we were asked about visiting Dewstow what there would be to see on an overcast early April day. The answer is lots. When we arrived the first thing which we smiled about was the car parking arrangement. Parking is simple. You...More

10  Thank Tallbear55
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The grottoes and gardens were lovely but AVOID at this time of year if you have young children. The Halloween theming and decorations were horrid - even the toilets had graphic horror posters up, more suited to over 18s. There are no warnings or signs...More

3  Thank Nicola N
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I wish this was my home. How amazing it would be to leisurely stroll through the hidden, underground grottoes and meander along the beautifully manicured paths sipping your morning tea or your late afternoon glass of wine? My family visits gardens every where we travel,...More

3  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We stumbled across this place online and visited on a whim. So glad we went - both really enjoyed it and i would definitely recommend to anyone. Thanks to the owners for opening it up, it was a delight! Only downsides might be whether £7...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Spent 3 hours there, every corner you turn there is something different. The gardens are beautiful. Going again in june , great place to chill great for kids.

2  Thank peterdF8011DZ
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Nice day out in the sun and beautiful gardens with a focus on their connection with water and underground enclosures- cool to go into a actual grotto!

2  Thank BandV2013
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My parents and I were recommended to come here by a chef at a hotel nearby. I have not seen anywhere so beautiful and out of this world for a long time. This kind of thing takes a lot of time and effort. The flowers,...More

4  Thank Sonali B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We've lived in South Wales for just over 17 years. In that time we've spent vast sums of money taking our young children abroad or to tourist attractions hours away from our home address. Yesterday, we decided that we'd visit Dewstow Gardens having driven past...More

3  Thank mandeeppabla2017
Reviewed 27 October 2017

There really is nothing else like this we loved it and great tea room. Beautiful water gardens and full of suprises

3  Thank Edward P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The grottoes and gardens were lovely but AVOID at this time of year if you have young children. The Halloween theming and decorations were horrid - even the toilets had graphic horror posters up, more suited to over 18s. There are no warnings or signs...More

3  Thank Nicola N
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place - 5/5 - truly surprised that it was so raw and picturesque...great effort with Halloween...

1  Thank Shilpa B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

After visiting the Royal Mint Experience this was our last port of call, it was very late in the day when we arrive 4.30pm but we were made welcome by the staff there, it was a great shame that we arrived so late due to...More

1  Thank Ann F
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julie186463
25 August 2018|
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Response from Elouise1988 | Reviewed this property |
Signs at the reception say no dogs , only assistance dogs , some of the walkways are not at all pet friendly
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webwalker222
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
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leopardloverWales
17 May 2018|
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Response from Katiehlbrown | Reviewed this property |
£7 for adults & worth every penny!!!
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