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Waterperry Gardens

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Address: Wheatley OX33 1JZ, England
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10:00 - 18:00
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Waterperry Gardens - eight acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental...

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 home-baked lunches and cakes. Events throughout the year and arts, crafts and gardening courses.

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Expensive but a nice day out

This place is quite a surprise, you drive for miles and arrive in a tiny village and then the road opens up into a small sized Manor House, large gardens, museum, garden centre... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the gardens last Saturday when it was Snowdrop weekend. A lovely lady took a group of visitors round the gardens and she certainly knew her Snowdrops. I had no idea how many varieties there are and where they grow best. It was a really interesting tour in a beautiful garden. We had lunch in the cafe, which was... More 

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England
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is quite a surprise, you drive for miles and arrive in a tiny village and then the road opens up into a small sized Manor House, large gardens, museum, garden centre, artist barns, cafe and a RHS teaching centre. It has a great feel about it but the prices are a bit too high to actually spend any... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Waterperry was to look at hellebores but of course,we wanted a hot drink,but as soon as we walked through the cafe a rather acrid smell like old milk or something festering..the floors were sticky no grubby and yes I know the garden is muddy but really this smell is either that floors are not washed down correctly... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delight to be coming out of winter and to see the bulbs starting to bloom. Waterperry has 60 varieties of snowdrops scattered throughout the gardens. There are masses of snowdrops in the part of the garden by the River Thame. The garden is advertising next weekend and the following weekend as snowdrop weekends (18/19 and 25/26 Feb.) We... More 

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Thank ES1211
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, friendly helpful staff. The gardens are a delight to visit, even in January. We will return!

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Thank SingleMan50ish
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Delighted to have found that Waterperry gardens offer a recycling service for plastic plant pots. Having accumulated many over the years it was great to be able to see them find a home for reuse. Well done WP.

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Thank Teresa C
NW FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Spent the day in Oxford but were leaving about the time we wanted tea. Every place was jam packed. Waterperry was not on our GPS, but we ended up lost trying to find someplace that wasn't in Oxford itself. Then we saw the signs and followed them to Waterperry. And kept following, and following. And we were rewarded for our... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great fun in gardens, especially looking for hidden pumpkins with a three-year-of grandson in tow. Looking at Christmas goodies was fascinating as was a tour of the main shop. One highlight is the museum run by Gordon who has collected an amazing selection of old objects, many of them used locally over the past couple of centuries. Excellent lunch in... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We arrived with high expectations as it is an RHS partner garden, however the garden did not like up to previous reviews. Although late in the season, I would not expect to pay over £7.00 per head to look at such a huge selection of healthy looking weeds. A couple of areas were being tended to by 2 volunteer gardeners... More 

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Thank Fiona E
Poynton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Peaceful gardens to wander at will... stop and chat to the extremely friendly, knowledgeable gardeners. Then a wander around the garden centre... I'll bet you can't resist to buy some plants! Then amble over to the Tea Rooms, for a proper strong cuppa and home made scones and jam. A really relaxing afternoon out... enjoy!

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