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Dewstow Gardens & Hidden Grottoes

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What a superb place to visit. So full of surprises we were constantly excited to see what was... read more

Reviewed today
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Birthday outing with Nanny

The gardens were so lovely and awe inspiring to walk around. It took us around an hour and a half... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Dewstow Gardens are Grottoes are recently discovered gardens built in the 1890's. buried in the 1950's and rediscovered and escavated in 2000. We are now open for the summer months and welcome visitors of all ages including pre-booked coach parties...more
Dewstow Rd | Caldicot, Caerwent NP26 5AH, Wales
+44 1291 431020
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a superb place to visit. So full of surprises we were constantly excited to see what was around the next corner! Even though the weather wasn’t the best we still loved this. Disappointing to read poor reviews as we feel totally unnecessary. If you...More

Thank Cladam18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens were so lovely and awe inspiring to walk around. It took us around an hour and a half to walk around the whole of the gardens currently. The weather was very pleasant, which I think definitely helped as while there are grottoes, most...More

3  Thank greatgadsby97
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to take a trip here and was not disappointed . So unexpected to have this little gem of a garden on our doorstep . Absolutely loved it so unique. The children loved it... and yes it is uneven in places , potential for slipping...More

5  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been meaning to visit Dewston Garden and Grottoes for some time, after reading some impressive press articles on the place. The wait was well worthwhile, as this was one of the best gardens I have visited, with something new to see around every...More

2  Thank DavidRWB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The creation of a wealthy if highly reclusive Victorian eccentric, these gardens are very understated and consequently less well known than many. Undeniably the USP of Dewstow is the series of remarkable grottoes and tunnels created by James Pulham and Son. Complemented by a seemingly...More

3  Thank Questers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this advertised in our hotel and decided to visit possibly with not great expectations. We were proved wrong! Well laid out walks with much to see. Even had baby swallows in the barn area. This has been well renovated and benefits from excellent views...More

5  Thank Glen504216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a spacious room with Arabic decor, tea making facilities, free drinking water daily, friendly staff. Excellent restaurant where camel is on the menu. A great place to go for a meal on the river front and if it’s the time of year when...More

Thank Artincake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was my Nan's birthday so we decided to go to the gardens with her. We really enjoyed it and it was an amazing place for families and children. Although it was not very accessible for wheel chairs or people who can't walk. the grottoes...More

2  Thank milie1636
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Dewstow a couple of weeks ago,it has been on my list for years after seeing it on Gardeners world.We thoroughly enjoyed it.However we went today taking our grandchildren aged 3 and 5.Itstarted off well and enjoyed the quiz they give you,then as we...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These gardens & grottos are the gift that keeps on giving, every corner turned reveals a new secret or surprise - it’s all a little bonkers in the best sense, from the carved gargoyles & topiary animals to the alligator pit - once you have...More

6  Thank Richard D
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25 August 2018|
Response from 49sunshine | Reviewed this property |
Website says no dogs other than assistance dogs
30 July 2018|
Response from DewstowGardens | Property representative |
Hello, a train London to Severn tunnel junction and a taxi from there would probably be your best bet. If you give us a call on 01291 431020, we can discuss your options. Best wishes.. Dewstow Gardens
16 May 2018|
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Response from Katiehlbrown | Reviewed this property |
£7 for adults & worth every penny!!!