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Longstock Water Gardens

Longstock Park, Stockbridge, England
+44 1264 810904
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Lovely place, peaceful and relaxing

We have been before, but our friends had not, as we went early in the year some of the flowers were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
627sarah1234
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Beautiful gardens

Well worth a visit when they are open for charity. Very peaceful and photogenic. Lunch at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ansh48
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London
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“john lewis” (18 reviews)
“open days” (5 reviews)
“garden centre” (6 reviews)
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Longstock Park, Stockbridge, England
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+44 1264 810904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been before, but our friends had not, as we went early in the year some of the flowers were just coming out, but otherwise it was lovely. sitting looking at the fish, and surrounding.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit when they are open for charity. Very peaceful and photogenic. Lunch at the longstock farm shop good too!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Lovely place to sit and contemplate, interesting plants and I loved the little bridges over the lake.

Thank Elaine S
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

We visited these gardens as part of a group. They are part of the large Leckford estate owned by the John Lewis/Waitrose group and were extensively developed by John Spedding Lewis who left them for the benefit and enjoyment of his employees/partners. Everything is immaculately...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Loverly place to stop if you can, owned by the John Lewis Partnership so not always open to the public.

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I have visited here frequently for more years than I would like to admit. I always find it stunning although it doesn't have the wow factor it did years ago as there have been subtle changes, probably to make it lower maintenance. Only open 1st...More

Thank Charles377
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

My wife and I strolled around for a thoroughly enjoyable hour+ in June. A combination of lake, streams, small islands and pathways, with colourful and varied planting, all tended by 2 friendly and talented full-time gardeners. The paths are mainly grass, no concrete and no...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Beautiul water garden on the Leckford estate with artificial lakes with islands which you wander around to enjoy the scenery, the plant and peacefulness. Limited opening times so check before making the trip.

Thank avonside
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

We did the Leckford Arboretum Walk which covered the main estate, kitchen gardens and water gardens. Our guide Sue was first class; knowledgeable and engaging. The water gardens are simply the best we have ever seen and delightfully natural in their setting. The planting and...More

Thank Tim M
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Went with my daughters family, three young children, they loved it! The variety of fish in the gardens kept them interested during the visit. Highly recommended.

Thank Regor4204
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Beth F
March 25, 2018|
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Response from LeckfordFarmShop |
Erroneous comma in previous answer Dogs are not allowed in the water gardens
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Jacky L
August 25, 2017|
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