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Goodnestone Park

Goodnestone CT3 1PL, England
+44 1304 840107
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Check there isn't a wedding on !

The walled garden is lovely but ring first to check the house isn't being hired out for a wedding... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Val S
Truly picturesque setting

There is more to this place than the garden - the setting is for me one of the attractions. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Goodnestone CT3 1PL, England
+44 1304 840107
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The walled garden is lovely but ring first to check the house isn't being hired out for a wedding because you won't get anywhere near it if it is so I was very disappointed not to see the house and this was on a Thursday...More

Thank Val S
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is more to this place than the garden - the setting is for me one of the attractions. The village is a classically beautiful English location, with stunning houses and unusual church. The tower of the church forms a fabulous backdrop to the main...More

Thank Wary1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited this garden several years ago and compared to then it now needs a bit of TLC although there is some work going on at the moment in the walled gardens, Some of the garden was not accessable and roped off as the...More

Thank alang684
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always meant to go here after living in the area for 24 years and finally made it and it was definitely worth the wait! Took Husband's Mum for her birthday. Plenty of parking and, as luck would have it, a coach party was just leaving...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this garden at the weekend. I cannot recommend it highly enough. The roses are absolutely superb and the display of peonies is unmatched in our experience. It was a joy to be there and we cannot agree with a previous reviewer who felt...More

1  Thank jmulberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the website declaring that most of the gardens are accessible to wheelchairs, we did not find this to be true, starting right at reception, where my mother had to get out of her chair to go and buy the tickets! The paths are either...More

Thank MakingBubbles
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Took our grandchildren here for the Easter Egg Hunt. Had a great day out with clues spaced out throughout the woodland walk. The kids loved it. With a BBQ, Tombola, live music and face painting for the kids, there was plenty to do. Grounds are...More

Thank StevieH110
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A peaceful walk around the woodland and walled gardens of Goodnestone. It is 7 years since our last visit and we had forgotten how many wonderful plants and trees there are to see... camellias and azaleas were all in bloom too.Hard at work in the...More

Thank lolakent2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful walled garden and woodlands in stunning countryside. House looks stunning too, just wish I could afford to rent it.

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I thought this was quite expensive when compared to Comp Gardens in Kent. It cost £6.00 but although it has the making of a lovely garden, it seems that it is in need of some much needed care and attention. The pond was dry, looks...More

Thank carol g
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