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you have just missed a lovely garden

The garden is closed except I think the plant sales may still be open We live locally and often go... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Yelverton, United Kingdom
Amazing hidden Gem

If you are in this part of Cornwall/Devon, then you must visit.. Incredible Garden spread over ten... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom
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The Garden House is a 10 acre series of garden rooms, each planted differently, for seasonal interest. Visitors love the planting styles, 16th century ruins, bright colours and far reaching views over wild flower meadows. Children can roam free and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7LQ, England
+44 1822 854769
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All reviews tea room different areas cakes cream tea little gem interesting plants salad plant shop different seasons autumn colours great variety trees and shrubs lovely tranquil every turn delicious lunch plenty of seats well worth a visit
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

So disappointed , just travelled for an hour and it's closed. We checked the website before setting off and it said it was open today! I would ring to check in future as I the website isn't up to date.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

The garden is closed except I think the plant sales may still be open We live locally and often go to this delightful garden. So full of flowers and flowering shrubs and so much to see at every time of the year.

Date of experience: September 2018
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kwillco, Manager at The Garden House, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi So glad you enjoyed your visit, even in winter there is still so much colour and things to see. Throughout November and December we are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am to 3pm

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are in this part of Cornwall/Devon, then you must visit.. Incredible Garden spread over ten acres all themed differently, so worth a visit anytime of year. The way the Garden is constructed with viewing points built in everywhere so that you can fully...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we held a retirement celebration for a colleague at the beautiful Garden House. We had 50 guests for an afternoon tea (including some children and parents who were grateful for the free garden access to run off some energy!). As the organiser of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

These are mixed gardens in a 10 acre site. Summer garden. Rhodedendrum walk. Quarry walk. Lake walk. Behive sculpture. Tower to climb. Walled garden. And so on. If you love plants you will love this one. We enjoyed a light lunch of sausage casserole in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mrpmau13
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at the garden house on Friday , What an amazing place , so much to see , The walled garden was fantastic and the thatched roof building below was very pleasing to the eye , Pleasant helpful staff made the day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank michaelbeer97
Reviewed October 3, 2018

What a find, at each turn there is a surprise view or stunning plants, even though the season is at the end the summer flowers are still in bloom . The paths are very visitor friendly , a much visit if you are in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

First visit today for my wife and I and must say very pleasantly surprised at one the size and two how friendly the staff are! We had a coffee before we did the walk very nice then after the walk that was fantastic had a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank T1BCM
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Called in here by chance as we were on a retro road run. Could not stop too long so did not have time to go round the garden. The tea room was great and all the staff were friendly and helpful. Food was priced about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the area with friends. We were based in Tavistock , a few miles from Yelverton and as we are interested in gardens thought that we would make a visit. We are so glad that we did . From the wonderful warm welcome...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Roy M
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Jeff F
May 14, 2017|
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Response from shelster2016 | Reviewed this property |
I had a cream tea today with 2 others and not badly priced either
Jeff F
May 14, 2017|
Response from Sophie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a cafe which serves breakfasts as well as hot and cold lunches and cream teas
September 16, 2016|
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Response from VJ_Spencer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not pricey. If you are a rhs member it's free entry on a Friday