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The gardens are very good from the woodland to the formal

The gardens are very good from the woodland ones to the more formal ones. The walk through the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
swift-simba
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Lovely views, hilly and not at its best right now

I visited on a sunny September afternoon. The gardens are still attractive but not at their best... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
KayBristol
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Bristol
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The gardens are very good from the woodland ones to the more formal ones. The walk through the wooded areas and near the stream would be worth visiting in the spring to see the Rhodedendrons and Azaleas in bloom. From here we went to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank swift-simba
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I visited on a sunny September afternoon. The gardens are still attractive but not at their best, which I imagine would be spring or later in autumn when the leaves on the trees change colour. Nevertheless, there are lovely walks by the stream and through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KayBristol
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Lovely walks in the estate with good facilities and a lovely friendly tearoom. Gardens to enjoy and woodland, country walks with amazing views at the top of hill.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet W
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Big estate, very impressive house (not open to public). Nice planting near house, rest of estate more woodland. Limited refreshments had to go to South Molton for late lunch.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed August 11, 2018

These are sometimes advertised as Castle Hill Gardens for example by Historic House . This is misleading. The only 'gardens' were the attractive herbaceous borders leading to an impressive large private house from the car park. The walled gardens were disappointing and contained a tennis...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Neil S
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds with amazing views, not so good for the mobility impaired, the best views are obviously from the higher levels, but the formal and walled gardens lovely nonetheless. Nice little tearoom serving fresh snacks at entrance from carpark.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bernard M
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Walk up to Castle we zig zagged it is worth the walk amazing views! Take a couple of hours over it as we did stopping off at a few weird things en route. Recommend the savoury tea with super watmed cheese scones. Great tea

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank malcolm f
Reviewed May 25, 2018

A great visit. Worth a view. Definitely not suitable for those who can't climb and I feel we saw it at its best in May because of the azealas and rhodadendrons.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 0812marilyn
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Lovely walks up through flower laden woodland paths to the castle on the top of the hill then back down though beautifully laid out trees and shrubs.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GeriGooner
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day here, so much to see and beautiful scenery. Very helpful staff. Great value for money. We will definitely be back again.

Date of experience: April 2018
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