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Spetchley Park Gardens

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Address: Spetchley WR5 1RS, England
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+44 1453 810303
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11:00 - 18:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Three miles east of Worcester surrounded by glorious countryside and deer...

Three miles east of Worcester surrounded by glorious countryside and deer park lays one of Britain’s best-kept secrets. Spetchley is a garden for all tastes containing one of the biggest private collections of plant varieties outside the major botanical gardens. Spetchley is not a formal paradise of neatly manicured lawns or beds but rather a wondrous display of plants, shrubs and trees woven into a garden of many rooms and vistas. It is certainly an ever changing garden and one undergoing many changes. The Revival Project is in its infancy; a ten year project aimed at reviving Spetchley's wonderful legacy. Please follow us to see how we get on and come and visit to view this wonderful garden and watch its transformation.

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Lovely Gardens

A lovely visit at these great gardens. Although early in the season for certain features (the walkways will look gorgeous in full bloom) there is still so much to see. With a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raggle123
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I come to Spetchley Park Gardens several times a month with my 11 year old, as we do photography as our hobby. Discovered by accident, it's a perfectly restful, peaceful and beautiful place to visit and recharge your batteries. The volunteers who keep the place going are super and although dogs aren't allowed, service dogs are. It has a lovely... More 

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Thank Donna R
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely visit at these great gardens. Although early in the season for certain features (the walkways will look gorgeous in full bloom) there is still so much to see. With a walled garden, statues, lake walks, beautiful house views, fountains and so much more we spent a good 4+ hours wandering around in the sunshine. Well laid out with... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely afternoon. This is not 'just' a garden, I'm really not one for walking round looking at plants... However I was fascinated with this place and the plants! My little girl is 4 and gets very easily bored. Not here!!! She loved it. The staff at reception were lovely, including Eddie, and really child friendly. So much fun following... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a weekend visit to the gardens. Generally really enjoyed the experience, our only grumble was the service in the cafe.

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Thank James R
Abha, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place for an wander during a sunny afternoon - followed up by a picnic in front of the house on the lawn Coffee shop sells pretty decent coffee to boot Highly recommended Enjoy :-)

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Thank Benjamindrfranklin
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Exceptionally beautiful place to visit, the gardens are beautifully laid out with so much to see and explore.

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Thank Michelle W
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Brought my parents along for another visit. We came in may the last time. Lovely afternoon and enjoyed a nice cup of tea in the cafe. Entrance £7 each but dad is registered disabled so a companion gets in free. 2 cappuccinos and 2 teas in cafe was £9

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1 Thank Jo K
Worcester
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Always enjoy visiting the gardens. Visit a few times a year and always new vistas as plants flower and leaves change shades. Even on busy days can find somewhere secluded. The lake has been landscaped and a number of restoration projects going on which are now nearing completion. Staff are always helpful with questions as are members of the family... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

How anyone can visit this fantastic secret of Worcestershire in a couple of hours goodness ONLY knows - plan for a day and, either take two picnics or visit the tea room!! There are TWENTY NINE points of interest in over 30 acres to visit. If you take 5 minutes at each area, there goes 2 and a half hours... More 

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Henry B, Manager at Spetchley Park Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful report. We have always prided ourselves on the fact that we are a garden for everyone and all seasons and you have confirmed that we are. Yes, there is so much to see here and still more is planned! It does take time to go around and we want visitors to spend as... More 

Portishead, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a good day out, when the sun is shining, lots of different things to see in a very pleasant gardens

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