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Natural Surroundings

Bayfield Estate, Holt NR25 7JN, England
+44 1263 711091
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What a joy!

A return visit. We didn’t explore the gardens last time, but what a delight. Lots of different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
drpetembe
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Wickham Market
Well worth a visit

Very informative. Lovely setting with river walk. Very knowledgeable staff and great cafe/cakes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scarlet-Pimpernel100
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A very special Wildlife Garden, Café, Nursery and Nature Reserve tucked away in the magical Glaven Valley. Re-opened for 2011 under new, friendly ownership. A wonderful place for families, a peaceful, inspiring place for everyone.Old and new friends will find a warm welcome our Little Café in the Woods, offering home-made soup and cakes, teas and snacks and freshly-brewed top quality coffee.Nature trails and activities for all the family, an unusual and interesting shop and a unique range of wild flower and cottage garden plants for sale. Free entrance to Café and shop, small charge for grounds and reserve. Find us just south of Glandford, our brown signs say 'Wildflower Centre'.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wild flowers” (10 reviews)
“harvest mice” (16 reviews)
“cake” (11 reviews)
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Bayfield Estate, Holt NR25 7JN, England
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+44 1263 711091
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"wild flowers"
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"harvest mice"
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"cake"
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"cheese on toast"
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"for sale"
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"poly tunnels"
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"cosy cafe"
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"bird feeders"
in 6 reviews
"wholesome food"
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"lovely place"
in 7 reviews
"hidden away"
in 4 reviews
"birds singing"
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"wood burner"
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"bird food"
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"interesting plants"
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"local birds"
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"a real gem"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A return visit. We didn’t explore the gardens last time, but what a delight. Lots of different garden areas, all using natural plants. Lots of ideas to take away, and great to stroll round. The group of artists there for the day were obviously having...More

Thank drpetembe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative. Lovely setting with river walk. Very knowledgeable staff and great cafe/cakes. good for children too.

Thank Scarlet-Pimpernel100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this place by accident when we were driving past looking for a lunch stop. What a find! My husband realised straight away that I would be there some time as the first thing we walked into was a nursery full of wild...More

Thank Sharon A
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful magical place, great homemade comfort food and awesome cakes! What a fabulous location, full of wildlife. My doggy was given lots of treats, fuss and attention which she loved. The staff/owners are so friendly, you walk in and instantly feel welcomed and that...More

Thank emm4caron11989
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Such a happy place full of warmth even on a rainy day! A family favourite, honest basic food, homely and friendly whatever the time of year.

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This cosy cafe in the woods is an absolute must for nature lovers. We watched so many varieties of birds and a squirrel as we enjoyed our bacon sandwiches and mugs of tea by the log burner!

Thank Alison W
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Nursery and cafe in the woods on Bayfield Estate. Lovely developing nursery selling native plants. Unpretentious cosy cafe: delicious wholesome food in magical surroundings. Great value. Watch the birds feed from the cafe in the woods. Well stocked gift shop for all purses. Delightful garden...More

Thank kateeatsout
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

There are cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, gardens for dry weather, sand and marsh. Ponds teeming with wildlife, an otter hide, a stream full of trout and best of all, a conservation project for tiny harvest mice. That plus a lovely cafe and plenty of books...More

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Peaceful, friendly, a lovely pot of tea and a bacon sandwich whilst watching birds feeding. Tucked away in woodland, shop, cafe and wildflower sales.

Thank Lori O
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We love visiting Natural Surroundings. It's tucked away, and so peaceful that you feel a million miles away from everyday life. It's a short walk round, but lots of wildlife to see, and if you like plants there's a great nursery with some more unusual...More

Thank familyofsevenNorfolk
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