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Helmingham Hall Gardens

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Plants and crafts fair

Went to a plants and crafts fair on Sunday. It was well organised. It is a lovely moated house... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
RBurnside
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Little Clacton, United Kingdom
Fantastic Gardens

Visited for plant fair. Fair very good but highlight was visiting the gardens. Truly wonderful, set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephen c
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to a plants and crafts fair on Sunday. It was well organised. It is a lovely moated house which, sadly, was closed to the public. Had a relaxing stroll around the moated gardens too. There were deers roaming around the other side of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for plant fair. Fair very good but highlight was visiting the gardens. Truly wonderful, set in a deer park. Cafe on site was very good and reasonably priced. Service was was well organised and very efficient. All staff friendly and polite.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went, as part of a coach party, on Thursday 13th September 2018 We arrived at around 11am and left at 4.30 - closing time! I had previously looked on line and thought that I would be walking around for that amount of time, but...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house which is not open to the public is surrounded by a moat. Unusually the walled gardens are too! We thought the gardens were excellent and among the best we have seen. We would thoroughly recommend Helmingham Hall Gardens to anyone who enjoys the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend an enjoyable hour wandering in the gardens - the planting was excellent with a lot of colour, textures, etc in early September, as well as some plants we didn't recognise. Although you can't go in the house it's good for photos as are...More

Thank JohnT1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here wandering the gardens. The main walled garden is really tranquil and a lovely space to spend some time. The grounds are not as extensive as the look on the map and the house itself is off limits, however the...More

Thank Paul W
HelminghamHall, General Manager at Helmingham Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review Paul - we are pleased you liked the gardens.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Norfolk many times this is the first time we have been to Helmingham. What a lovely place to have a stroll around the gardens followed by tea and cake in the cafe. Unlike many other gardens Helmingham is dog friendly so being...More

Thank Carolyn D
HelminghamHall, General Manager at Helmingham Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit - thank you so much for the review. We do hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We visited these gardens on the day when they were having a Sports & Classic Car Show. The organisation was superb and the whole day was exceptionally exciting. We also looked at the gardens which, despite the drought conditions, were still full of flowers. A...More

Thank Michael C
HelminghamHall, Manager at Helmingham Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are thrilled you enjoyed the day and hope that you will visit us again. The Festival of Classic & Sports Cars is on the first Sunday of August every year and we would love to welcome...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

These grade 1 listed historic gardens are well worth a visit. The impressive walled kitchen gardens are unusual, being walled on 3 sides and then openning out onto the lovely moated Manor House. When we visited there was a large classic car show on so...More

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HelminghamHall, Manager at Helmingham Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Many thanks for the review - we are so pleased you had a nice afternoon. The Hall is still a private family home and so not open to the public but we do hold a variety of events and the gardens are open four afternoons...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

What a joy this garden is. It is superbly kept and the variety of flowers is really amazing. I adore Sweet Peas so you can only imagine my pure pleasure when I found the Sweet Pea tunnel. An area covered in every colour of Sweet...More

Thank bluecheshire2018
HelminghamHall, Manager at Helmingham Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit!

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beckymichibata
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
The trick is to text the mobile number - got a response from that!
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Response from hillsymay | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky,As far as I know you do have to book,we used the tea rooms while we were there and the food was very nice,but we didn't,t have Afternoon tea,it,s a shame that no one is answering,have you tried the email address... More
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September 12, 2016|
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Response from Samantha G | Reviewed this property |
Only saw a dog outside in the café area, don't know about the gardens.
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