Thornton Hall Gardens
Thornton Hall Gardens
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Lin R
6 contributions
Jul 2023 • Friends
Absolutely stunning gardens, well worth the visit and the entrance donation (which goes to charity). In addition the catering facilities were very good, well organised with lovely fresh food.
Written 16 July 2023
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Ian D
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Jul 2023 • Family
Great preparation of the entire garden. A really relaxed atmosphere. Fantastic volunteers. Kitchen staff were superb and so too some of the visitors. I lost my bank card in the garden. A very kind visitor took it to the staff in the 'cafe' area. They took it to the entrance staff and I was able to retrieve it within minutes. Thank you to all involved. Great place to be!!
Written 9 July 2023
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trevpurple
Richmond, United Kingdom4 contributions
Jul 2022
It is well worth going to in summer. Amazing variety of gardens. Best I have seen for many years. Food too.
Written 15 December 2022
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nanaelaine
Darlington, UK69 contributions
Aug 2022
Better than ever this year, opens annually for charity and always worth a visit. Need more staff for lunches as we didn’t want to join the long queue to went to Ullnaby farm shop and cafe instead.
Written 27 August 2022
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Cherie K
North Yorkshire, UK59 contributions
Jun 2022
We visited yesterday June 29th and were wowed by the colour and scent. These are the most beautiful I have ever visited and I'll be going again before they close for the season. The food served is gorgeous. Beautiful quality sandwiches, cakes and scones.
Written 30 June 2022
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Samol
Lanchester, UK93 contributions
Jun 2022
- Quite exquisite !
Go for a wander in a sublime English country garden and then indulge in a scrumptious afternoon tea.
Only open a few days in the year - try not to miss it!
Written 25 June 2022
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Christine B
Darlington, UK59 contributions
Jun 2022
Thornton Hall gardens are really amazing. The colour ,quality and variety of plants are unique . At present the roses , peonies lupins and delphiniums are outstanding as are the green plants: hostas ( every conceivable variety) climbing plants especially clematis and roses. One of the best gardens in the country and well worth a visit. Open Wednesdays until 20th July 2022
Written 17 June 2022
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Flossie
10 contributions
Jun 2022
Haven't been yet but can't go because I am disabled and there are no facilities. Surely a loo could have at least bars installed.

Only positive is they put it on their website and I did not have to ring but, come on, it is the 21st century.
Written 16 June 2022
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Caroline T
Bridgend, UK108 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
First time visitor and found the place amazing. From the moment we parked up to walking around the corner and finding the second section the first was impressive. Colours beautiful and in a week or two when the roses are out the smell will be wonderful. Very good catering facilities with fresh choices of sandwiches and salads and you could pay by card here. Cash for entry and plant sales. Best plant for me well just so many beautiful colours but the two tone iris was my winner. Will be back to smell those roses
Written 8 June 2022
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Helen T
67 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
We visited here today in glorious sunshine after it was recommended.
Absolute WOW! These private gardens are the best we've ever see anywhere in the UK and we've visited lots. Thornton Hall medieval House is a stunning sight itself but go through the entrance into the first garden and it all just takes your breath away.
Every plant, every colour, every statue and seat are placed in the most beautiful way. Strolling around the grounds of these stunning gardens it's very clear to see that the owners just love gardening and great they want to share it with everyone.
You just think you've seen it all and then.... More!!! Another beautiful garden.
It was like a mini RHS Wisley and as good as Sissinghurst in Kent.
Just a pity its not open all year to see it in the various seasons. Such a brilliant place for any garden lover and plants person, a real photo opportunity!
Written 4 July 2021
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