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Cothay Manor

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Edmund_Butler wrote a review Yesterday
Roberts Creek, Canada4 contributions
It has a bohemian feel to me, where the indulgence is purely in the garden art along Arts and Crafts ideals of aesthetics, juxtaposed against myriad tales within the house. When I visited 2015-2018 it had been the tender work of a Maryanne for years. Gorgeous urn creations and placements, especially in the courtyard. She says, the Head Gardener at Risley feels, "Cothay is the best garden in England". Go there to explore your soul. I believe she sold recently... which of course is sad because the feeling was very spacious, and abundant for garden lovers. For instance it's hard to find the place to buy tickets! Eventually you'll find it, and enjoy the journey :)
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Date of experience: February 2020
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none190802 wrote a review Nov 2019
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom39 contributions15 helpful votes
This place is a real gem a lovely and interesting house and esquisite gardens. We went on the last day of the season but will definitely return next summer to see the gardens in their full glory.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Ann_Devon wrote a review Oct 2019
Devon, England5 contributions4 helpful votes
Amazing place hidden in the Somerset countryside. Peaceful location with beautiful garden. This is a private home, so often the owners are working in the garden and are full of knowledge about the manor and its history.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Adrian wrote a review Sep 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom260 contributions15 helpful votes
Not that easy to get there, country lanes, coaches must come in on a different route. Garden is like rabbit Warren, hidden gems round each corner. Wish I had visited earlier in the Summer when all the plants would have been at their best. Nice tea room and also plants sold at good prices. Nice lake with ducks. Well wortha visit.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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pabelra14 wrote a review Aug 2019
Eastbourne, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is just magical - a stunningly beautiful medieval house that rises from its surroundings and nestled deep in the countryside .... English history at its most intriguing - ... it is also a much loved family home , laid back and unpretentious - the owner gave us a wonderful tour of the house and it’s artefacts - beautiful and much loved antiques - and such an interesting guide in the form of the ‘ chatelaine’ as she described herself. The cafe serves lovely food - a limited but super menu - altogether magical / we shall go back ! Lots!!!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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