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The Gardens of Appeltern

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Renowned gardens in Appeltern

Sadly the very hot weather had taken its toll on the gardens and some of the modern works of art... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
United Queendom
very inspirational when thinking of a new garden

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens of Appeltern, which although it is a commercial enterprise... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for anyone seriously interested in garden design or just beautiful gardens in general. There are acres of gardens designed to be works of art or utilitarian beauty. The guide book says to allow 2 or 3 hours but after 2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dennis u
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Sadly the very hot weather had taken its toll on the gardens and some of the modern works of art were not entirely to my taste. Nevertheless, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julio-el-Ingles
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens of Appeltern, which although it is a commercial enterprise offered enough inspiration and ideas for our own garden. You can see a lot of effort and energy is used to create this rather unique place. Only thing we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 26 June 2018

this Appeltern is consistent of 200 different types of gardens. Every garden is unique and very beautiful. you can also use the audio guide to understand the different concept of each garden. the Asian style very impressive. like Japanese, Korean and Hindi style. they also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ariel H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I enjoyed walking through the different gardens. The whisper tour was an excellent way to learn about each garden. The restaurant was clean and the coffee was great.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Josie S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Surroundings to get there are already pretty (travelled on dykes) . Good directions to reach the place (close to a century old steam pumping station) . The actual exhibition was even better than their website impressions - the audio tool they provide foc is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank NLxpat
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have a hard time keeping up with my garden, but this is huge. I especially like the island with room for children to play. It gives them an escape. I am sure your experience will depend on the time you visit in the year....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank KajakRoute
Reviewed 28 September 2016

with over 200 show gardens in 200 acres of grounds, this is worth a day trip. So many unusual, quirky designs and ideas; around every corner there is something different and new to experience. Even for non-gardeners, this is a magical world to 'escape' to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MWheatley
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

As an earlier reviewer wrote, this is a must for all garden lovers. I was here a few years ago, and now they have doubled the size, with model gardens, lounge gardens, balcony gardens, veg garden, play garden and many more. I planned to spend...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank brians556
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The gardens definitely keep abreast with the times. The entrance has been revamped with a nice shop. You can make a whisper round. This give you additional information. This is included in the price. We visited the garden in early August. Summer bloomers also were...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Arhen
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