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Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances

Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Afternoon tea

Been wanting to go here for while and glad we finally managed it! Lovely afternoon tea courtesy of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma F
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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Wonderfully peaceful place

Our first visit here and we were delighted. Lovely walk around the gardens which will only get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jud1952
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“Afternoon tea ”
2 weeks ago
“Wonderfully peaceful place”
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Visit the creative and experimental home of Parterre. Keyneston Mill is a 50-acre estate dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants where over 1000 varieties of plants are grown for distillation to produce ingredients for our luxury fragrances...more
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Keyneston Mill, Tarrant Keyneston DT11 9HZ, England
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+44 1258 456831
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been wanting to go here for while and glad we finally managed it! Lovely afternoon tea courtesy of teapigs, and the vegan cake very yummy. Will go back for lunch and a proper look round. Glad to see back in use,glorious gardens.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit here and we were delighted. Lovely walk around the gardens which will only get better as time goes by and by the river. Lots of places to sit and contemplate. Really impressed by the cakes and Bradley the chef was most helpful...More

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Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So happy you enjoyed your first visit and we hope to have you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! This place is only going to get more and more stunning as time goes by and as the gardens mature. It is a lovely garden, full of colour and scents. The walk by the river was an added bonus. The restaurant is...More

1  Thank thelondonsmiths
Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. We are looking forward to watching the garden mature over time as well. We hope to have additions to our Parterre product line come this Autumn.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens/ fields are changing all the time; what a joy to see so many butterflies! The river walk is beautiful and the dragonflies seem to dance over the water. The cafe is lovely, we had Jasmine tea and a fabuluous vegan cake topped with...More

1  Thank JCW491
Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much. It is indeed a lovely, relaxing atmosphere. The gardens will be in full bloom in just a months time. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. Came and had lunch with my daughter and granddaughter .The food was outstanding , wounderful ambiance and superb service . The gardens were also amazing and being a florist gave me lots of inspiration , i shall definitely be...More

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Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Jane. It was a gorgeous first day of summer. We're so happy you enjoyed your lunch and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is Thomas Harding country and The Mill has the ambiance to fit into this scenario ! The carefully orchestrated gardens with a charming restaurant , plus a fascinating perfumery ! The service is delightful ! The choice of cakes is mouthwatering but the best...More

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Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So happy you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2018

We've now eaten there three times. Once inside on a blustery April day and twice outside in the sunshine. It's a lovely location. In April you could get hot meals, in summer the offering is lighter so not a place to go if you want...More

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Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are so pleased you continue to come back and enjoy!

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We stumbled across by Keyneston Mill by accident whilst travelling from Dorchester to Verwood. We were met by one of the owners who explained their vision for the perfumery and gardens. We visited their cafe, before wandering. Delicious menu, sampled two cakes, lovely coffee and...More

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Amanda H, Manager at Keyneston Mill, Home of Parterre Fragrances, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us. We hope you'll return again soon.

Reviewed 26 April 2018

Being a self-confessed foodie, I do struggle in small old Dorset to find exciting new eateries. The food at Keyneston Mill is beyond DELICIOUS, experimental - almost too beautiful to eat....almost. Without a doubt the BEST food I've had in Dorset.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I am a horticulturist and student perfumer and when I heard that a new English Perfume Company, with its own production garden, was opening its door to the public, I really really couldn’t wait to visit....so in mid February.....my husband and I made our way...More

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