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Merriments Lane, Hurst Green TN19 7RA, England
+44 1580 860666
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Breathtaking and truly inspiring garden

I was lucky enough to visit merriments garden last week .. and I was in awe at how much there is to... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Admission charge.

I've visited three times. My first visit was when it was in full bloom and I was stunned by it... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“garden centre” (12 reviews)
“cream tea” (8 reviews)
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Merriments Lane, Hurst Green TN19 7RA, England
+44 1580 860666
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

I was lucky enough to visit merriments garden last week .. and I was in awe at how much there is to see at this time of year. It is obviously meticulously cared for by dedicated plantswomen. There are many areas to pause .. to...More

1  Thank plantjunkie
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I've visited three times. My first visit was when it was in full bloom and I was stunned by it. My most recent visit was on 10th April, 2016 As usual the parking, toilets, plant display, restaurant and cream teas were excellent and good value....More

Thank brianmcclory
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Service deteriorated dramatically in the restaurant.We have been coming here over years and very disappointed with poor service. Waited 45 minutes atb lunch time on Sunday when the restaurant was unusually quiet.When food finally arrived it was served on cold plates and steak pudding was...More

3  Thank ajc1961
David W, Owner at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Dear ajc1961 I'm really sorry that you had a less than satisfactory experience and that we will get a chance to rectify our mistakes. We try to pay great attention to our customer care and I was sad that we slipped up in your case....More

Reviewed 23 September 2015

With a sunny day, after several rainy ones, we made a chance visit. Although it was slightly muddy, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed an hour viewing the various sections of this matured and well-planned garden. To finish our visit we visited the plant sales...More

Thank thetalewagger2016
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The five stars are for the garden. We visited this after a trip that also took in Sissinghurst and Great Dixter. We enjoyed Sissinghurts, but were rather disappointed with Great Dixter. This garden was recommended by the people at the B&B we were staying at...More

1  Thank Penny J
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I had a cream tea; scone was lovely but not clotted cream! Nice atmosphere. You can take your dog and sit outside on a lovely patio. I saw the biggest meringue I have ever seen and, apparently, people travel here to eat them - I...More

Thank alikilby
Reviewed 19 August 2015

What lovely gardens. The beds were beautifully laid out around lawned areas and full of great planting and ideas. We really enjoyed wandering around and there were plenty of places where you could stop and sit and admire the view. And made even better by...More

1  Thank wowfactor
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We visit Merriments every year, this time in August but often in the spring. It is interesting to see the flowers of different seasons. The garden is quite expensive to enter, at £7 each but I think it's worth it. It is lovely to walk...More

Thank Cags63
Reviewed 9 August 2015

After the excitement of Dixter, this garden comprises 4 acres of carefully laid out double herbeceous borders that sweep around curving lawns. Each area is themed with hot borders, the dry garden ect., as examples. The whole experience was spectacular yet tranquil, as each border...More

1  Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We visited Merriments twice while staying in Kent for a week. On both occasions we spent an hour or so meandering through the beautifully maintained gardens. The borders are absolutely full of interest with some spectacular colour displays. Wherever you went there was always something...More

2  Thank BOBOK777
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Response from brianmcclory | Reviewed this property |
I've checked the website again. From the home page select garden and then select opening times which includes admission charges. There is a concessionary rate of £6.50. A few people have commented that the standard rate of... More