Burrow Farm Gardens
Burrow Farm Gardens
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • lizziebusy59
    7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful gardens but shame about the tea room
    We love the gardens so peaceful and lovely views. The gardens do have a steep slope so hard work going back up!!! Lovely lady on desk to greet you and lovely staff in shop and plant sales. The plants are really healthy and beautiful had to buy some couldn't resist! The only downside is the cafe. Mediocre pot of tea for two with pot of hot water just gave us two small cups each. All staff friendly except for one who was very unpleasant. She needs to be shown how to be pleasant to her customers and not bang the tray down on the table with a very unfriendly look making you feel you shouldn't be there! It's such a shame because everything else is lovely.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 July 2023
  • Andrea W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magical Garden
    What an amazingly beautiful garden. You can tell that a plantsperson loves and maintains this place. Even though we visited it on a rainy day, we still found it magical! The cafe was lovely as were the staff and we found some beautiful plants in the nursery to buy and take home. We last visited this garden about 10 years ago and thought it was perfect then, however, it’s even better than we remembered it. Highly recommend you visit it.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 July 2023
  • Ms_Chissock
    298 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place on a sunny day
    A lovely relaxed walk round these beautiful gardens laid out in an informal rather than formal style, which I like. Lots to see and great views; don't miss out on seeing it all! Lots of benches and summer houses to rest your legs and enjoy nature. Cafe has a range of hot and cold options.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 July 2023
  • CS1_7
    23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely gardens
    Burrow farm is a gorgeous garden with friendly staff and a nice tearoom. We would come again next time we are in the area. Nb lots of grass underfoot so wear boots if it has been raining and some steps / slopes so perhaps not suitable for wheelchairs
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 July 2023
  • tdph
    London, United Kingdom29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful gardens
    Spent a lovely afternoon here. Gardens are stunning- beautiful planting and well cared for. Lots of well placed benches and shady sheltered spots. Tearoom was excellent including a fantastic selection of gluten free lunch and cake options. Staff exceptionally friendly and helpful.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 August 2023
  • Chris H
    Bristol, United Kingdom2,121 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice September walk
    We visited on a sunny day in September. At this time of the year there is not much colour in the planted gardens, although shrubs and cultivated grasses do provide some nice foliage displays. We did enjoy strolling through the extensive grounds and discovering the many glades and footpaths leading to the wildflower meadow (mown in September), the woodland garden and the azalea lawn. There are a good number of seats provided around the grounds - although sadly many in very shaded damp spots. We enjoyed coffee and cake in the excellent café at the end of our walk. Entrance is £11.50 per adult - quite a lot to pay at this time of the year. Luckily we were able to take advantage of the Gardeners World 2 for 1 offer.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 September 2023
  • La Deuxieme
    Dorset, United Kingdom515 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Relaxing visit to Burrow Farm Gardens
    These might not be the best maintained or most sophisticated gardens to visit but they have a lovely atmosphere and an interesting story. We took our time to wander with our dog and sat on a number of different benches to enjoy the superb views over the East Devon countryside. There are some interesting plants to see, many of the Rhododendrons were in flower as were some of the Wisteria. The staff/volunteers were friendly and helpful and we didn’t feel pressurised to sign up to a season ticket or to buy from the well stocked nursery. The cafe is excellent and we enjoyed a cuppa while feeding three friendly robins. We’d certainly visit again and were happy to pay the entrance fee of £11.50 which presumably goes to help keep these interesting gardens open.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 May 2024
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La Deuxieme
Dorset, UK515 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
These might not be the best maintained or most sophisticated gardens to visit but they have a lovely atmosphere and an interesting story. We took our time to wander with our dog and sat on a number of different benches to enjoy the superb views over the East Devon countryside. There are some interesting plants to see, many of the Rhododendrons were in flower as were some of the Wisteria.
The staff/volunteers were friendly and helpful and we didn’t feel pressurised to sign up to a season ticket or to buy from the well stocked nursery.
The cafe is excellent and we enjoyed a cuppa while feeding three friendly robins.
We’d certainly visit again and were happy to pay the entrance fee of £11.50 which presumably goes to help keep these interesting gardens open.
Written 15 May 2024
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Guitarman
23 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Not suitable for wheelchair or scooter users. I have used both for over 20 years and visited many different places. I used a wheelchair for my visit. There are very bumpy paths which your wheels get stuck up against and then you reach the grassy slopes which are covered with 5”-6” long wet grass are too slippery and too steep to be safe going down and impossible to push a wheelchair up. Apart from the first few feet on the level, the rest I had to walk with the aid of friends. I was completely exhausted very quickly. A pscooter would use its battery up too quickly going up and down on the long wet grass. Over by the Ha Ha garden there are too many steps so even if you can get out of your chair by the time you are done you are even more exhausted. The so called level areas are covered with those sharp grey clippings which are difficult to push over and extremely uncomfortable to ride on. I went with 3 friends using my wheelchair. In the end two of them helped me walk whilst the 3 rd pushed the empty chair. I think it’s a common misconception that wheelchairs users ride in a chair simply because they can’t walk but mostly there’s a degree if pain going along with that, so what you’re riding on eg a level but bumpy ground is not what I’d call accessible if it’s causing you pain.,the disabled loo was clean and well appointed. It was a beautiful place and had amazing views but was it worth it? A resounding NO for me! I ended my visit in extreme pain and total exhaustion which lasted a few days. Obviously no one on the staff has tried to do the tour in a wheelchair. And a scooter would use its battery up very quickly over the long wet grass and get bedded into the muddy ground. Lovely cake and tea in the cafe but no amount of that could compensate for the difficulties we encountered.
Written 6 October 2023
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PeterLANCASHIRE
Birkdale, UK126 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We went to the gardens today. A bit surprised entrance price £11.50
each no discount for pensioners.
Gardens not well maintained plenty weeds. Not many areas have been tended too.We know that things tend to die back at this time of year but dead heading plants would have helped. There are no large areas of planted gardens mostly bushes & trees. Plenty paths all lacking signage.We will not be going back. Good coffee shop that's the best part of the area.
Written 28 September 2023
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Chris H
Bristol, UK2,121 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We visited on a sunny day in September.
At this time of the year there is not much colour in the planted gardens, although shrubs and cultivated grasses do provide some nice foliage displays.
We did enjoy strolling through the extensive grounds and discovering the many glades and footpaths leading to the wildflower meadow (mown in September), the woodland garden and the azalea lawn.
There are a good number of seats provided around the grounds - although sadly many in very shaded damp spots.
We enjoyed coffee and cake in the excellent café at the end of our walk.
Entrance is £11.50 per adult - quite a lot to pay at this time of the year. Luckily we were able to take advantage of the Gardeners World 2 for 1 offer.
Written 18 September 2023
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tdph
London, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Spent a lovely afternoon here. Gardens are stunning- beautiful planting and well cared for. Lots of well placed benches and shady sheltered spots. Tearoom was excellent including a fantastic selection of gluten free lunch and cake options. Staff exceptionally friendly and helpful.
Written 14 August 2023
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CS1_7
manchester23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Burrow farm is a gorgeous garden with friendly staff and a nice tearoom.

We would come again next time we are in the area.

Nb lots of grass underfoot so wear boots if it has been raining and some steps / slopes so perhaps not suitable for wheelchairs
Written 25 July 2023
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Ms_Chissock
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
A lovely relaxed walk round these beautiful gardens laid out in an informal rather than formal style, which I like. Lots to see and great views; don't miss out on seeing it all! Lots of benches and summer houses to rest your legs and enjoy nature. Cafe has a range of hot and cold options.
Written 21 July 2023
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Andrea W
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
What an amazingly beautiful garden. You can tell that a plantsperson loves and maintains this place. Even though we visited it on a rainy day, we still found it magical! The cafe was lovely as were the staff and we found some beautiful plants in the nursery to buy and take home. We last visited this garden about 10 years ago and thought it was perfect then, however, it’s even better than we remembered it. Highly recommend you visit it.
Written 9 July 2023
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lizziebusy59
Exmouth, United Kingdom7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We love the gardens so peaceful and lovely views. The gardens do have a steep slope so hard work going back up!!! Lovely lady on desk to greet you and lovely staff in shop and plant sales. The plants are really healthy and beautiful had to buy some couldn't resist!
The only downside is the cafe. Mediocre pot of tea for two with pot of hot water just gave us two small cups each. All staff friendly except for one who was very unpleasant. She needs to be shown how to be pleasant to her customers and not bang the tray down on the table with a very unfriendly look making you feel you shouldn't be there! It's such a shame because everything else is lovely.
Written 7 July 2023
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janeechamberlain
Birmingham, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
A lovely place to visit. Dog friendly too.
A wonderful mix of planted areas which gave us lots of inspiration for our own garden.
Plants for sale and a fab tea shop.
There's also room to have a picnic if that's your thing.

It felt very relaxing ambling along the footpaths not knowing where you'd end up next. A map is provided although it was nice to get lost amongst the trees, shrubs and plants.
Written 6 June 2023
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