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A 40 mile round trip today. Arrived at 10.20 am and there was a notice on the gate reading... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A new garden to see

It was just as the description said a small garden. The hydrangea were in full bloom. Amazing oak... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Linda B
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  • Terrible21%
13 Jun 2017
“Not open”
15 Sep 2016
“A Little Gem of a Garden”
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Spinners School Lane, Boldre, New Forest SO41 5QE, England
+44 7545 432090
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

A 40 mile round trip today. Arrived at 10.20 am and there was a notice on the gate reading 'Closed'. They also had opening times on the gate from 10 am and this is also as advertised on the internet. So all for nothing. Very...More

Thank diannlloydthomas
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Visiting on a Thursday in mid-September we had the whole garden to ourselves for two hours. Parking in a lay-by outside you walk up a lovely drive to an garden shed cum reception area where you can summon the owner (and his two dogs) with...More

3  Thank Hezekiah312
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

It was just as the description said a small garden. The hydrangea were in full bloom. Amazing oak trees in the small compact woodland walk and the ferns were in great shape.lots of intetesting plants and trees. We had a very warm welcome, a map...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 August 2016

An enjoyable garden to wander round in a nice location. There were plenty of summer flowers to see but the best time to visit would be the spring when the Rhododendrons are in flower.

Thank bstonestreet
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this garden at the right time of year, the woodland garden was full of colour and looked splendid in the spring sunshine. My husband is the gardener in our family and he spotted many unusual plants so he was happy. The collection of...More

1  Thank Saraki
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Nice garden for a wander but not that big. It is independent and has a good range of plants that grow well in local souls so good for locals to get inspiration or for non locals with acid soils. The owners do have two big...More

1  Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Very disappointing. Expensive to get in and not very well kept although there are some interesting plants.

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I am a RHS member & thankfully had free entry to this small garden. I feel sorry for people who pay £5 to visit this disappointing garden. I was given a garden guide & plants of interest sheet & agree that there are several unusual...More

2  Thank paulakierney
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I have to agree that this garden is probably at its best in spring. There is a good deal of new planting that needs to mature, but improvements are well under way. We spent over an hour on our visit found it well worth while...More

1  Thank struej
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Unfortunately I forgot to read the reviews...big mistake. The place is very small, 20 min is more then enough, not much to see, specially in september. What they call "Arboretum" is a lawn with few trees...the grass was pleasantly soft to sit on, that is...More

5  Thank AgotaSouthampton
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