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Waterperry Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Waterperry Gardens

Went last week to have a look around the ground as it is free in January. Lovely grounds and a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
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A nice day out

Being a very keen gardener, I have visited Waterperry many times over the years. It has many... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Amersham, United Kingdom
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Waterperry Gardens - eight acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens, including rose and alpine gardens and one of the country's finest herbaceous borders. Plant Centre, Garden Shop, Gift Barn, Gallery, Rural Life Museum and Teashop for...more
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A40, Wheatley OX33 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved exploring the walled, secret gardens and mazes, admiring the lovely sculptures and having a nose in the gift shop followed by a delicious afternoon tea. Despite going in February it still felt like there was lots to see and my 18 month...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Went last week to have a look around the ground as it is free in January. Lovely grounds and a lot of snowdrops were out so gave it a bit of a spring feel. We visited the cafe afterwards which was surprisingly busy for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

We visited on a cold day but received a warm welcome from staff. January garden entry is FREE! and well worth a drive to get there. A useful map showed all the areas to visit and all the plants were well labelled. The Rural Museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Being a very keen gardener, I have visited Waterperry many times over the years. It has many aspects. The garden, the art gallery, the shop, the garden shop, the plant area, the fruit growing area, the restaurant/café and the fantastically interesting horticultural museum. The garden...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

I visited the gardens in Jan 2019 for the first time and will definitely return in the Summer to see them at their best, and when the house is open. The landscaping is lovely and carefully planned out. The gift shops were exceptional, the museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

We were lucky enough to visit Waterperry Gardens on a sunny day in May. After a pleasant lunch is the cafeteria, we spent an hour and a half discovering all the parts of these historic gardens. The formal garden was especially beautiful, hung with wisteria....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

I arrived and immediately went to the cafeteria as it was lunch time. It was very busy, the majority of people were elderly (my vintage). I ordered a pot of tea and a hot scone, I added a cheese and onion sandwich as I passed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Waterperry Gardens are more than just gardens, though on a lovely October day the large border of Asters were very colourful. The herbaceous borders were going over as you would expect in October, but you could see that in mid summer they would be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank broadhurstannema
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A beautiful garden, very well looked after and worth a visit. Quite compact and many hard pathways so an easy garden to enjoy. The tea room is very good too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GrumpyOldGet
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Visited this week, it has been many yrs since we were there. Was part of a group on an overcast day, but there were still many people there. There is a exibition of sculptures by a female blacksmith on till nov. Made it very interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jean S
9 November 2018|
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Response from OE51JO | Reviewed this property |
High summer and or September for the Michaelmas daisy display. If you’re on Instagram find pathavers Head Gardener plenty of lovely photos and good guide to what’s looking good. Also the website has plenty of information... More
Claire H
5 May 2018|
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Response from CurrymonstersTbone | Reviewed this property |
Officially no but you might get away with it in the grounds. I have seen people take them.
14 April 2017|
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Response from clivehal | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only allowed on a short lead around the estate and are NOT allowed within the ornamental gardens. (From official website)