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Capel Manor Gardens

Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield EN1 4RQ, England
+44 845 612 2122
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Such an amazing place!

This place is amazing! The gardens are beautiful – and the perfect location for a wedding... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
HellyWelly93
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Lovely inspirational gardens for a variety of climates

Last week I was taken to Capel Manor Gardens by my mum in law. I am a keen gardener and was... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Marijkedol
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Limoux, France
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Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield EN1 4RQ, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This place is amazing! The gardens are beautiful – and the perfect location for a wedding. Although, you have to pray for the weather as we weren’t too lucky. The house is equally as lovely. Plenty of room. The staff were friendly. Although it was...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Last week I was taken to Capel Manor Gardens by my mum in law. I am a keen gardener and was absolutely inspired by the size of the grounds, the variety of gardens and the designs of garden 'furniture' such as fountains, benches, restored old...More

Thank Marijkedol
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went to pick my son up from college.And why I was waiting had a look around staff are friendly and welcoming very helpful..had a cuppa nice restaurant clean and tidy..Gardens are wonderful so lovely to look at and very relaxing place.x

1  Thank paulasteven12
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I don't understand the reason why such a beautiful garden has to keep in cages monkeys, owls, exotic birds and turtles. So sad. Really sad.

3  Thank Giuseppe R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We spent a few hours here as part of the 'Open Garden Squares Weekend'. The surroundings are lovely and the small individual gardens really cleverly done, as there are various house fronts with different style gardens. The many variety of roses are beautiful but I...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A pleasant garden on a large site. It was late spring yet the garden looked a bit tired. Some of the smaller gardens needed some TLC and several water features were not working: I don’t know whether they were broken or simply not switched on....More

2  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the gardens with my children they enjoyed all.the different gardens and also enjoyed seeing the animals and the heavy horses

1  Thank Bresmum
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time here. It was only £6 to get in which we thought was fantastic value. For this small amount, you can visit all the beautiful, well-maintained gardens as well as seeing the animals. It was so quiet and peaceful and...More

2  Thank KatelLaura1
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to take my teenagers with some other friends and other kids from ages 8 to 16. Found this place on TripAdvisor. We all really enjoyed it. Spent about 2 hours here. Lots of pretty and interesting gardens to wander around,...More

Thank ruthie_toothy
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

So we came here last year with our one year old and a group of Mummy friends and although the Easter Egg hunt was a bit chaotic the overall experience was great. We decided to go again today, with our now 2 year old, and...More

Thank Gtlady
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Bosco D
30 June 2016|
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Response from EnfieldPeter | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of the national bee count but we get loads of bees in our garden in Enfield. They seem to particularly like our large purple flowered Hebe shrub in the front garden but go to lots of the other plants as... More
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Margaret B
11 June 2016|
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Response from bobbypiggins | Reviewed this property |
It's very worth a visit,also if you don't fancy paying the superb Myddlton house gardens (+forty hall)are free and only quarter of mile away just past piedbull pub
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DrDowbigginOBE
Hi Paul, I am the principal at Capel Manor college and we were very concerned with and upset about your comments posted on trip advisor. As you can see we generally attract very good comments and your comments are quite at variance with others visiting at the same time. I am not sure if you realise that we are a charity and we rely on income from visitors to help us offer education and training to over 2,000 students. as I am sure you are aware any garden is a living thing and as such has moods and periods when it is being prepared or revitalised. As it happens I am puzzled by some of your comments. For exam[le there is no record of the Japanese garden being closed since its refurbishment was completed several weeks ago so I would be interested in when you visited and why you thought it was closed (the senior gardener on duty on Sunday 5th and other staff are quite clear that the Japanese garden was open on that day. There is a programme for dead heading roses where appropriate and we are following this. Also some ramblers climbers and rugosa's are deliberately left as they produce hips which are ornamental in the autumn. A lot of he gardens are sponsored and also won medals at Chelsea. Your comment re clashing colours is subjective and personal and one of the things we pride ourselves on is our diversity and the fact that everyone seems to find something they like when they visit. We are also surprised about your comment that the gardens are repetitive as this is the exact opposite to the normal comments. Also we have just experienced a heat wave and that has put strain on the gardens. We would like to thank you for taking the time to comment and would be happy to meet you sometime to explain more about what we are doing and what we hope to achieve. best wishes Steve Dowbiggin Principal
7 July 2015|
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Response from wheelieHertfordshire | Reviewed this property |
I have been to Capel Manor. I love it there. I love to walk around the grounds. The colours, the peace and quiet. There are s many interesting things to see. They hold regular event days. The college is renown and the work... More
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