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Very pretty, worth a walk round after the tasting and before a light snack in the tea room where... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Judy M
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Beautiful garden and cafe

Lovely garden despite it being autumn, little cafe was nice too. Only downside was the extremely... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
stellabridger
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Very pretty, worth a walk round after the tasting and before a light snack in the tea room where they serve a good selection of homemade sandwiches cakes and beverages

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Beautifully laid out gardens and lots of plants and trees labelled. The Japanese gardens were perhaps the best part. The aromas and scents in the herb garden were wonderful. Very easy paths all round the garden.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

These gardens are very beautiful. The Manor House, very French in appearance, is surrounded on three sides by these beautiful gardens. A natural stream feeds lakes filled with large carp, a Japanese garden, shaded dell as well as flowers and shrubs and trees. The Japanese...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rutti
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lovely garden despite it being autumn, little cafe was nice too. Only downside was the extremely rude reception woman who spoke to me like a child. Well worth a visit otherwise.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stellabridger
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We spent a happy few hours here at these botanical gardens. It was Sunday so the Manor was shut, but nevertheless there were delights to see at every turn. I found the herb garden particularly interesting, especially the medicinal herbs which I made notes on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia W
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We have to disagree with the previous review, we visited the Gardens twice in Mid August, Im wondering if the previous reviewer was in the same Gardens as we were, The Gardens are well kept with great walks around the walled gardens where the apple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 7 September 2018

From the literature provided by tourists information this looked like a very good place to visit, what a major disappointment. Dead plants, overgrown “patches” of “ gardens, manor problems with the area described as a Japanese Garden ( dead or dying acres) pond full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

A personal guided tour or Manor..we found very informative and amazing how it has stayed in the family since the 1920s....the garden was very well presented with small lake and lovely borders..a pleasant surrounding and peaceful...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank snoopy172018
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We arrived about lunch time and accessed the cafe there. Food and service was excellent with very clean toilet facilities. It was a pleasure to eat watching the dragon flies around the pond and listen to the birds. The garden were very relaxing and well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gwen M
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I love the simplicity and practicality of this garden. This is place to inspired you to go home and plant herbs, vegetables and lots of crops. I like the fact that is so acsesible and easy learn about the plants, flowers and trees they have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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