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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Opens in 11 min: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fantastic place to visit any time of year

Not only are the gardens interesting and so very well displayed but the catering establishments are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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The cafe is a lovely place to have a cup of tea there is one At the entrance place where you pay we... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only are the gardens interesting and so very well displayed but the catering establishments are lovely, the staff are very friendly and there are also exhibitions or displays to occupy all ages throughout the year. In addition a well stocked garden centre.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe is a lovely place to have a cup of tea there is one At the entrance place where you pay we went to the one In the house it was lovely and clean and warm and very Friendly service the hot choclate was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a walk around the winter garden and on past the lake. The cafe is rather out dated and I had to wait over 6 mins for 2 coffees. Only 1 person serving at the time although I was only the third in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Peaceful walk around these amazing gardens, coffee after in the cafe and then a stroll through the garden centre, lovely afternoon out.

Date of experience: September 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Many thanks for your review - we’re glad that you enjoyed your afternoon with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

The gardens here are excellent and interesting whether you are a gardening dunce (like me) or an expert. Something interesting to see at all seasons. There is also a cafe that serves good wholesome fare. The cafe is not the most exciting of venues but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

We’re really pleased that you enjoy your visits to both the gardens and the restaurant - many thanks for your support. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 16 November 2018

This is about the separately run Garden Centre, not the Arboretum. We went to the Christmas evening launch. It was well intentioned but lacked sufficient creatively to make the evening flow. There were very few visitors, we were served a miniscule amount of mulled wine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your comments – as you correctly say, Hillier Garden Centre is run separately from the arboretum. Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is a charitable trust and is operated independently from the Garden Centre so we are unable to comment on this event but...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018

I enjoyed a beautifully tranquil stroll amongst the trees and through the gardens and although many of the leaves are now on the ground, the trees and surrounding borders still hold plenty of interest and I particularly love the metal sculptures. A peaceful and serene...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

We’re so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. There are areas of interest all through the year so we hope you will visit the gardens again.

Reviewed 12 November 2018

My family and I enjoyed a lovely romp around the beautiful grounds of Hillier's Arboretum. It had been many years since I last visited, and I marvelled at the work undertaken in the meantime on the landscaping, the setting, and the upgraded facilities. The children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thank you - we’re pleased to hear that you and your family had such a lovely relaxed day at the gardens. We are open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day and there is always a lot to appreciate so we hope to indeed...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Romsey and Royalty; an informative, interesting talk delivered with a good sense of humour. This was followed by an excellent lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you very much. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed the talk and your lunch.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Every season brings something to look at when visiting. The Spring and Summer flowers. Autumn leaves on the wide variety of trees they have. Looking for mushrooms. There is 2 tea rooms to choose from for those wanting a drink and slice of cake. There’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SHHGMarketing, PA Assistant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

We’re delighted to hear that you enjoy your visits to the garden. There is indeed plenty to see at all times of the year and we are open every day except for Christmas and Boxing Day. We hope to see you again soon for another...More

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Daphne D
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You would need to write directly to the gardens management and ask them. I suspect the reason is that, unfortunately, too many dog owners are not well behaved and would allow dogs to roam free with no attempt to clean up
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