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St. Paul's Walden Bury

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Address: Hitchin, England
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This is an excellent example of the 1730s Forest Style formal garden set in...

This is an excellent example of the 1730s Forest Style formal garden set in woodlands with a nineteenth-century house.

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Lovely gardens

We usually visit St Paul's Walden when it is open for either the Red Cross or the NGS open garden scheme, the formal gardens with views between avenues of hedging and walks... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Grandad700
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London, United Kingdom
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Arlesey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We got married at St Paul's Walden Bury in the summer of 2016. We found that the process of booking up until out big day was stress free and that Caroline was always very helpful. The grounds are absolutely stunning and our guests found it beautiful too.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We usually visit St Paul's Walden when it is open for either the Red Cross or the NGS open garden scheme, the formal gardens with views between avenues of hedging and walks through woodland with rhododendrons are lovely to see and at differing times of the year, there is a pond to walk round with plenty of wildlife to see.... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

In their 'hey day' this house and gardens would have been a sight to behold. Unfortunately with so many of these large houses the running costs have seen its demise. Still worth a look to imagine its former splendour

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I was here with my family on a really nice spring day. It was very sunny and the walk around the vast gardens and around the water body was absolutely delightful. Such a wonderful feeling to see such beautiful flowers in full bloom. It is the perfect picnic spot with family and friends on a sunny day, although a little... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

After visiting the garden in both May and June I would like to thank the present owners for sharing their garden with the public. A peaceful and beautiful formal garden design made more attractive by its lack of formality today. The azaleas and rhododendrons were vibrant, the tree peonies spectacular, the tiny tulips peeping through other plants surprising and unusual.... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

Visited the grounds as part of the yellow book scheme and was very disappointed. Once upon a time these gardens must have been a sight to behold but sadly as with many of these old houses a state of disrepair and neglect has taken over. The gardens sported more weeds than plants. Saying that the tea room staff were delightful... More 

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Thank Alison B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

This is a quite magical and rare formal garden from the early 18th century in which allees defined by clipped beech hedges radiate from the house, often terminating in motifs such as statues and in, in one case, the parish church. It is really wonderful to walk along these seeing how the perspectives change. There are also two beautiful temples... More 

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