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Extensive gardens on interesting site

This garden is really a "hidden gem". The entrance does not prepare you for the extent and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JP3170
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Eltham
via mobile
A break from the bottleneck

If you manage to find a parking space in the main town car park, head to the Abbey House Gardens. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DorsetScouser
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Bridport, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

The garden is in appalling state, no names of the plants, weeds everywhere, plants badly placed. They cant be serious charging for that!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This garden is really a "hidden gem". The entrance does not prepare you for the extent and diversity of these gardens. Lovely formal gardens as well as extensive riverside garden's along the Avon River. Combine with a visit to Malmesbury Abbey for a complete day.

Thank JP3170
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you manage to find a parking space in the main town car park, head to the Abbey House Gardens. A mature formal garden with sizeable woodland walk, incorporating waterfall, fish ponds and the river Avon flowing through. We were the only visitors on a...More

Thank DorsetScouser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Gardens extremely well kept. However, very expensive, especially as we arrived one hour before closing and would have been charged full prices. Such a shame we would have returned. We were going to be charged £32 for our family visit of 3 adults and...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to this garden many times over the past few years, and was shocked to see what a state it was in. The borders were a mess: full of weeds, perennial deadheading not done, hardly any rose flowers and you can see by the...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Amble through some impressive gardens.thr Celtic knot garden is amazing.the hot weather had taken its toll on the herb garden but in its hey day would be something to admire.thr walk down to the Riverside is steep but we'll worth the effort.you can date to...More

Thank gailatkin61
Reviewed 9 August 2018

very disappointed ,hedges just being cut but borders needed a lot of attention roses need dead heading just didnt look cared for and no colour in .borders,.not worth admission.also had to pay for parking ,as gardens has none.

Thank paul t
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today and was so disappointed very little colour in the gardens and lots of bare spaces even only 10% of roses had blooms and then very few. For the price we paid for entry it was very poor. Felt cheated. Will not return again.

2  Thank Sandra t
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The yew face was so over grown it was unrecognizable, nothing in the Whole of the garden was trimmed Roses Day Lily’s geraniums, etc. Went for a drink all closed, Toilets were in darkness, did say to lady in the Kiosk, wasn’t interested. Not worth...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We went to look at the Abbey which only took 5 minutes but stumbled on the gardens which more than made up for it. Lots to see, both manicured and "natural". Not sure about the signs about naturists!!!

1  Thank Stuart Y
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