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Great Comp Garden

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Lovely garden

We found this garden as it was in the RHS partner garden listings but had not heard of it before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LittlePatsy1
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Beautiful hidden gem

I never knew this garden exsisted, visited yesterday after googling gardens in Kent, and this one... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Philippa P
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A garden paradise. A hidden gem. Fabulous, folly-filled garden and home to one of the finest collections of Salvias in the country. Great Comp Garden, near Sevenoaks, has built up an enviable reputation over the years as being one of Kent's finest...more
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Great Comp Comp Lane, Platt TN15 8QS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this garden as it was in the RHS partner garden listings but had not heard of it before. There are lots of interesting features and plants so lots to see, even towards the end of the summer. A good place to spend an...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I never knew this garden exsisted, visited yesterday after googling gardens in Kent, and this one popped up! What a delightful afternoon wandering around, stunning salvias and dahlias. Had lunch in the tea rooms which was nice. Highly recommend a visit here, you won’t be...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Really enjoyable visit - beautiful grounds and flowers & tasty fare in the tea rooms. You can see how much planning and care has gone in to the garden, it is kept very well and the choice of plants with contrasting flowers & foliage is...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

I didn't know this garden existed until I took a holiday with Avanti. We stopped here on our way to our holiday destination of Eastbourne. We only had a short visit but saw enough to wet our appetite, I found the various ruin areas very...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We loved this visit as it was close to our hotel and not crowded but certainly well maintained, unique and the staff was wonderful.

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Today this garden also a plant fair and was very busy. There were lots of stalls with good quality plants and a few craft stalls, all very interesting and we bought some very nice plants. It was a little difficult to fully appreciate the garden...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review following your visit during our Summer Show, which is the most popular weekend in our open season. We highly recommend visiting again in Spring or Autumn to view the garden on a quieter day when you can fully see...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Great Comp on a very hot day out. This was our first visit. The garden was blissfully quiet and beautifully laid out. There were lots of shady spots and interesting paths and corners to the garden. If you like interpretation boards and activities...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

My wife and I visited Great Comp on a hot day midweek. We got there around 11.30am and it was not too busy. The garden is well laid out and easy to get round with different sub gardens to look round which add to the...More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant gardens with short but interesting stroll through the grounds. Good lunch or snacks available.

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for your kind review, we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Narrow lanes to get there and hardly any passing places. Over priced for what is is and it is small. Take a walk for nothing on a local common or wood and you will be just as well entertained.More

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Suzie M, Manager at Great Comp Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Dear Daryl, We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our garden. The garden is accessible more easily via the B2016 Seven Mile Lane, turning onto Comp Lane for 0.5 miles and thus avoiding a long period of narrow country lanes. We...More

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Response from Charles C | Reviewed this property |
Denise - I beleive so. Have fun!
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Have just been for the first time and two hours is more than enough.
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Hi Sue, there is disabled parking infront of the house and easy access here to a pathway that goes from the entrance hut through the garden past the main lawn into the Italian garden and on to the tearooms. There is outside... More
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