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Excellent gardens and not a long walk round !

These gardens are a must. Only resurrected in the 1960’s they are fascinating and easy walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
westcountryracing1
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Interesting

These gardens are interesting and well planned out they have two large ponds with very large fish... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen H
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is by no means one of the more famous NT gardens but it certainly is worth visiting and is one of the more unusual gardens in this country. The canal features make it remarkable as in it’s own way does the tower, which affords...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd just passed the lovely village on A48 when we saw this little hidden gem by the road. Just beautiful! It's a formal Dutch garden, different layout before Capability Brown established the new landscape design. Survived for 300 years now Owned, restored and carefully looked...More

Thank Gaby S
Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are a must. Only resurrected in the 1960’s they are fascinating and easy walking. Level ground and can get round in an hour or so comfortably

Thank westcountryracing1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice gardens although smaller than I anticipated. However, expensive if you are not an NT member, so liable to be disappointed.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These gardens are interesting and well planned out they have two large ponds with very large fish in them. Fish food given to children for feeding. Toilets are available. Easy access for wheelchairs in the gardens. It's not very big and I am not sure...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

These Dutch style gardens are next to the road the runs parallel with the River Severn and were an unexpected find for me. Dutch style is smaller than French style and there is a large picnic area, some information boards, a couple of lakes/ canals...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Westbury Court Gardens originally was part of the grounds of Manor House. Throughout the years serveral people owned the land with the manor. The manor house no longer survives, which site is occupied by the old peoples home by the wonderful church. In the 1960s...More

1  Thank Heritageguy
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Westbury Court Gardens, Westbury-on-Severn is a National Trust owned Dutch-style water garden which was set out between 1696 - 1705. It is one of the only surviving 17th Century Dutch Water Gardens in the UK. The house no longer exists but the gardens have several...More

Thank Gregory O
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I don't know what I was expecting. although the gardens were different, because they were in the 'Dutch Style' i felt disappointed. It cost us £15 for two. It was definitley not worth that. I thought it was a rip off. The lady was doing...More

Thank 0rganist
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We knew nothing about Dutch Water Gardens, so were fascinated to learn that there used to be 100 of them in Gloucestershire alone when there were all the fashion. The excellent custodian explained their history and then we spent 2 hours wondering around and sitting...More

1  Thank pco1
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July 10, 2018|
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...not a good place for dogs; insufficient space really and unsure about NT rules..
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I'm not sure about the bus route, but know that it is open everyday.
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