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The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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Highgrove Estate | Parking: what3words ///fries.nicely.alcove, Tetbury GL8 0AY, England
+44 303 123 7310
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Fabulous Gardens

I was organiser for a WI tour during middle of May. The gardens were beautiful and the tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan W
Love to live there !

A tour of the gardens and afternoon tea was a Christmas present and what a treat it was. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisMoore
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“prince charles”(110 reviews)
“garden tour”(85 reviews)
“champagne tea”(58 reviews)
About
Highgrove is the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Its organic gardens are open to the public for guided tours between April and October each year. Tickets must be booked in advance.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Highgrove Estate | Parking: what3words ///fries.nicely.alcove, Tetbury GL8 0AY, England
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+44 303 123 7310
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was organiser for a WI tour during middle of May. The gardens were beautiful and the tour guide very knowledgeable. Such an inspiring and amazing garden and the weather was sunny and warm, a perfect late Spring day. The staff are helpful and the...More

5  Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A tour of the gardens and afternoon tea was a Christmas present and what a treat it was. The gardens were excellent and have been designed in such a way that you could go back during any of the seasons and the experience would be...More

Thank ChrisMoore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience one of the best tours I have been on Highgrove deserves a medal for all the hard work that is put in what I really liked was the kitchen garden it took me back to how my dad used to garden it’s...More

Thank June L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a slightly damp and chilly spring morning we visited The Royal Gardens at Highgrove - the country Home of THR Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. This is a totally magical garden - groups of visitors are hosted by a knowledgable tour guide...More

Thank MagicDave
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A first rate experience. The staff and guide made us feel like royalty. A tour guide who was pleasant, informative and enthusiastic. The champagne tea was perfect. We highly recommend this visit

1  Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We enjoyed our guided tour with a very informative guide, Renee (?) it was interesting and inspirational. Lots of ideas. She gave a good balance of information without overwhelming us. A pity the Islamic garden not open but a good experience. Lunch was good and...More

Thank yogini2
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Once you have found the place (not very easy - allow time for getting lost) the whole experience is delightful - the gardens, the guides and staff, the tea room/restaurant (and cakes) and the shop. As you would expect the gardens are kept to a...More

Thank phil-b745
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had a really lovely time at the garden today. We were not sure what to expect but came away certain that we want to visit again! Absolutely fantastic to see the way that the gardens have been designed and grown over time, and lovely...More

1  Thank Castiza
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We were in the first group to view the gardens this year and it was awfully wet and cold. That being said these are exquisite gardens with so much depth and unusual plants. There are so many rooms with different structure and themes. Really quite...More

Thank Teri F
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is not a royal tour but a garden tour, as long as you arrive expecting that, you will love it. HRH has created and nurtured a really beautiful and quite different garden, it was not like the standard National Trust gardens you might expect....More

Thank Treflesg
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797dawn
2 May 2018|
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Response from The_Highgrove_Team | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, Thanks for your query. The Orchard Restaurant at Highgrove is only available for visitors with pre-booked garden tour tickets, meaning there are always enough tables for our guests. We hope this answers your... More
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Mandy B
25 April 2018|
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Response from The_Highgrove_Team | Property representative |
Dear Mandy, Thanks four your query. Access to the Highgrove Estate where the Estate Shop is located is only allowed to guests with pre-booked tickets. However, we have another Highgrove Shop just down the road from The... More
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Mandy B
25 April 2018|
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Response from Travelwise207 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but there is a high level of security so maybe. Best to give them a ring
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