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Quirky gardens and buildings on the Pitt-Rivers estate

Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers was a Victorian eccentric, anthropologist and collector whose... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Laurence M
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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A trip to a festival

We went to the Larmer Tree Gardens for a festival. Very family focused and friendly. Great mix of... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
stano331
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This venue is so picturesque! Well signposted, as the satanav can be a nightmare to find it. It’s gorgeous long drive at the opening, plenty of car parking space. The gardens themself are enormous, well looked after, romantic and historic! They have peacocks walk around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wipow
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers was a Victorian eccentric, anthropologist and collector whose life centred on accumulating and cataloguing artefacts illustrating the diversity of human life. His collection is at Oxford and is itself worth an afternoon's visit. However, Pitt Rivers lived here, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

popped in to see the gardens,have a cup of tea and listen to the singers on stage.the gardens were great we wondered around with our friends,listened to the singing and then had a cup of tea.the ladies in the tea rooms are fantastic,good fun and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went to the Larmer Tree Gardens for a festival. Very family focused and friendly. Great mix of people of all ages. Great venue, easy to park, easy to get around. Festival was great, and the line up of bands was really good. Great atmosphere...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stano331
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We went to show other family and friends this delightful garden as have been 3 times before. Entrance is very cheap as adults are £4 and kids £2.50. Gardeners world pass means free adult so absolute bargain! Don't expect to be walking around extensive gardens...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alib205
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Beautifully kept Garden with peacocks. Lovely coffee and cake My only criticism would be the paths need sign posts and the trees and plants need labels.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

These beautiful gardens are set in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. I lived in the area many years ago and have ment to go there many time. So glad I did. I was on a walk with a friend and were thought we would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank xanthe F
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My sister got married here and the sun shone. Lovely outdoor venue and plenty of paths for guests to wander round. The peacocks keep you entertained pre ceremony. The indoor area for dining and dancing was lovely and food very good.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My best friend and I have been going to the festival here for many years and are never disappointed. This is such a lovely place to visit especially for a wedding, the staff are lovely and friendly and the grounds look wonderful in wedding photographs.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Wow! Very disappointing. Only a pair of rooms with some 'craft's stalls and sellers. For a Christmas Fair, I was expecting such a lot more. Not just in that room, but maybe marquees, bunting, Santa, Christmas? What a waste of half an hour of my...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank lornaheath
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It feels like it's in the middle of nowhere. When we went to the festival, we were sent directions for the last leg of the journey; down country lanes. That might have been to lessen the impact on people who live in the... More
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