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Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham IP14 6EF, England
+44 1473 890799
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A Vegan Voice - we were able to eat ! A Wheelchair voice - lovely accessible garden !

Lovely Garden, the design and planting has a very naturalistic feel, so it was right up my street... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
England, United Kingdom
Beautiful Home & Gardens - Tudor Period Manor Home

Helmingham Hall is spacious and beautiful. Large English manor home with a moat - built in the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Lee C
Marietta, Georgia
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Helmingham IP14 6EF, England
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Lovely Garden, the design and planting has a very naturalistic feel, so it was right up my street, and I felt it really complemented the architecture superbly. Stunning ! Lovely little shop, great atmosphere. Vegan Food wise - Staff in the cafe were lovely and...More

Thank farawayfox
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Helmingham Hall is spacious and beautiful. Large English manor home with a moat - built in the early 1500's by Lord Tallmache (another ancestor of mine - see my review of Ham House in Richmond Upon Thames). These two families actually knew each other well...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

There is some cafe and limited shopping but basically this is a medium sized garden (with a large part of it walled). Great for a picknic on a nice day, or if they have a band as they do sometimes. Limited interest for young children.

Thank MootHouse
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Helmingham hall has absolutely beautiful gardens and is such a relaxing place to wander around . We booked into afternoon tea as it was my birthday and it was absolutely delicious . The gardens take roughly an hour to walk around the rose garden is...More

Thank princessfiona1971
Reviewed 29 August 2017

decided to meet friends here for bank holiday Monday. The weather was perfect so a walk around the various gardens wasn't rushed. The gardens are split up into sections and the walk round is very relaxing and quaint as there is a lot to see....More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We fell foul of the Suffolk road closures- would have appreciated a mention on the web site so we were warned. House is stunning and gardens pretty but end of summer season seemed to have come and much was overgrown. I think,all efforts were going...More

Thank gourmetrover
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived too late to see the gardens due to the numerous detours of the Suffolk highways department! Thankfully we had ordered afternoon tea for four and everything was ready for us when we finally arrived. The staff were very welcoming and we were escorted...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a lovely day out in the sunshine at their August Music and Dance day. Paid £7 to get in and there was a BBQ and very reasonably priced bar. The Gardens are fantastic and there is a nice little shop too.

Thank 996Chrissy
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Enjoyed the Classic Car Show. So many cars to look at. Gardens were a delight - an added bonus. Will go back again just to look around the grounds. All very well organised.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Visited today and it was OK. The gardens were nice but nothing special and a bit unkempt in places. Little was labelled. This garden is certainly NOT worth the admission price. I would say £5.00 max for adults and kids free. Won't be going back...More

Thank Ian B
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20 August 2017|
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Response from diddydi-do | Reviewed this property |
We did not have afternoon tea, but we just turned up and had some lovely cakes and scones, very good service, try booking afternoon tea on line
20 August 2017|
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Response from hillsymay | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky,As far as I know you do have to book,we used the tea rooms while we were there and the food was very nice,but we didn't,t have Afternoon tea,it,s a shame that no one is answering,have you tried the email address... More
edward b
12 September 2016|
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Response from Samantha G | Reviewed this property |
Only saw a dog outside in the café area, don't know about the gardens.