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Kenchester Water Gardens

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Church Road | Lyde, Hereford HR1 3AB, England
+44 1432 270981
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Excellent tea rooms

Very nice little tea room attached to some beautiful gardens to wander around after you’ve eaten... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
RT204
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Great if you keep pet fish; also good to look around and enjoy the garden - good café/restaurant

Initially we visited with our son who keeps fish and were amazed at the amount of species in stock... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
DebbiefromDevon
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Braunton, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Church Road | Lyde, Hereford HR1 3AB, England
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Very nice little tea room attached to some beautiful gardens to wander around after you’ve eaten. We had afternoon tea there. The staff were so friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble and the tea was delicious and very reasonably priced. The sandwiches were...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Initially we visited with our son who keeps fish and were amazed at the amount of species in stock plus all you need. We couldn't believe there was also a lovely garden with ponds, fountain, trees and pretty flowers (as well as specialist pond plants)....More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This is primarily an outlet to buy water plants, pond equipment and associated accessories. It also happens to have nice gardens to wander round and a good cafe. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and happy to help with any questions you have, particularly Dani (the...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

The Water gardens are lovely to visit with great walks around the grounds or just have afternoon teas or a variety of meals always great !! people can buy some fish sticks to feed the carp in the large pools A very enjoyable morning or...More

1  Thank flightdeck5833
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Free to visit. lovely gardens with plenty of plants and fish to by. knowledgeable friendly staff. Lovely cafe too. Excellent way to spend a peaceful afternoon. Also great for the children too as they can buy a bag of food to feed the fish. very...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Came with my sister and grandparents for lunch and it was simply delicious! All food was lovely and fresh and prices are very reasonable too! The gardens are also very pretty and lovely to wonder around particularly when the sun is shining! Overall a really...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Brought my mum and brother here a week ago.came with my mum last July and we both enjoyed our visit.so I thought I would bring them both here today my mum has been very poorly all this year so now she's getting better I wanted...More

Thank veronica b
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

this is an interesting stop on the A49 between Hereford and Leominster, there is a café and a very nice garden to walk around take the stress out of a long journey. I live 5 mins from this venue and visit it by foot in...More

Thank Sheila T
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I only have a few small ponds but always use Kenchester for all my food, equipment and to occasionally restock. The staff are so helpful and experienced and are always on hand to assist. It's a great place to visit as well for the beautiful...More

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is one of those places where you can simply call in, stroll around the gardens, have a cup of tea and go again without having to buy any of the plants. A very pleasant couple of hours in itself. If water gardens are your...More

2  Thank ughdar
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Penny R
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ughdar
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This is way after your post, but may help others. There are a great many native plants, clearly labelled as such and the staff are very knowledgeable and happy to advise.
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Simon C
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Admission is free
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