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Merriments

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What a Garden!

To call this a Graden Centre with an Open Garden is not doing it justice. What an amazing Garden... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
vicky p
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Reigate, United Kingdom
Beautiful garden, good garden centre, excellent restaurant

This was my fourth visit to Merriments over several years. I love the garden and it is a must-see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R W
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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RHS Partner Garden, Specialist Plant Centre and Retail Shop with a table service licensed Restaurant
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Merriments Lane, Hurst Green TN19 7RA, England
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+44 1580 860666
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Reviewed 6 days ago

To call this a Graden Centre with an Open Garden is not doing it justice. What an amazing Garden! The £7.50 entrance fee is well worth it. We visited late in the season, September, but the amazing colours and profusion of different sizes and architecture...More

Thank vicky p
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much Vicky for your lovely review! We love it when our customers are surprised by what they find and enjoy seeing it as much as we enjoy creating it. I will pass your kind comments on to my team, it means a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my fourth visit to Merriments over several years. I love the garden and it is a must-see for any visit to this area of the country for me. There is always something to see and the bird hide at the bottom of the...More

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Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a generous review! We don't see ourselves as a garden centre, rather we see ourselves as a place that's passionate about plants. We love to grow them in the Nursery for use in the Garden and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a lovely lunch and walk round the lovely gardens, walk round the pond and down to the bird hide worth a visit.

Thank Kieron B
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Kieron, we appreciate our visitors taking the time to comment. I will pass your kid words on to the team here at Merriments!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the breakfast was absolutely fabulous. Secondly the garden centre was good and I liked the way the plants were displayed. We paid £10 to visit the gardens which were stunning. The small lake in the centre of the garden was beautiful with...More

Thank David D
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, David, Absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us and we very much look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to these lovely gardens - so full of colour still. Lots of good planting ideas to take away and utilise at home. Nice café with good selection of fare. Bought some good, healthy plants at the attached garden centre. Will definitely...More

Thank Lesley P
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lesley, we always always appreciate customer feedback especially when it is as kind as yours!! It is always good to visit at different times of the year and see how the Garden evolves over the seasons. We will be starting to revamp the Spring...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a superb garden. It's part of a garden centre but is worth a visit just to tour the inspirational gardenEven at the end of August after a hot summer there was plenty of interest and planting, which, dare I say, was far better than...More

Thank bingleyman
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you and praise indeed!! I have to congratulate our gardening team for their sterling work to get us through an incredibly hot summer. The Garden has continued to look good through August and September, and we still have more to come with the Asters...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just popped in as we nearly drove past and enjoyed a stroll around the well laid out garden centre with some nice local flowers and items for sale. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the place was very clean and well presented.

Thank Stephanie G
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stephanie, we are so pleased you didn't drive past and that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the gardens today, half expecting them to look a bit tired and past it, but was pleasantly surprised at the beautiful borders, packed with fresh and bold colours. The rain made us rush for the restaurant where we had a yummy scone...More

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Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Helen and yes we need to look at getting a covered area outside the Restaurant for our many canine visitors. It will certainly be something we hope to have in place for 2019 so thank you for the poke!!! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise, went to visit a nursery but wow it was much more than that, beautiful planned gardens for you to see all the plants in suitable locations.More

Thank Christina B
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Christina, you have hit the nail on the head!! We aim to give people inspiration of what might work for them at home whatever size garden they have and we are striving to grow as many of the plants seen in the Garden...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were hoping to visit today and messaged the garden Re dog friendly access. Delighted to receive a message back ( but sadly too late for us to visit today) saying yes they are! Both in the garden (dogs on short leads) and on the...More

Thank Jane H
Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jane, we love our Gardens and our dogs at Merriments!! In fact Mango, a chocolate lab belonging to one of the staff is frequently seen around the site!! She helps different members of the team with various jobs! Sorry for the slow response to...More

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vampireHastings
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Response from brianmcclory | Reviewed this property |
I've checked the website again. From the home page select garden and then select opening times which includes admission charges. There is a concessionary rate of £6.50. A few people have commented that the standard rate of... More
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