Hirsel Estate
Hirsel Estate
4.5
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4.5
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Anne W
Livingston, UK18 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Stopped here for lunch en route from England back to Scotland. A long drive through the estate to get to the cafe, and we had missed the cut-off time for service, but since they had soup left they were happy to serve us. It was delicious, so we were very glad they did. It was served with lovely fresh bread and the coffee and cakes were great too. Toilets are in a separate building but were spotless. Lovely estate grounds too.
Written 27 December 2023
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Over nighters
18 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Great estate, but the cafe is pants, stops hot food at 1430 and just about runs out of everything else about 20 mins after.
Waited over 15 mins to choose a hot drink and took several attempts to order a cake, as there was nothing left, again..
The gardens and walks are a dream , but don’t bother with the cafe, take your own, it’ll be quicker and you’ll have more to choose from.
Written 13 October 2023
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Dave H
Eyemouth, UK227 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
The Dundock woods (Hirsel) are in full bloom in early June like they have just woken up from a slumber and the scented Azaleas and Rhododendrons are putting on a spectacular display. Some paths are still a bit muddy and tricky so expect a natural woodland setting where some plants have grown a tremendous size.
Written 3 June 2023
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BurnsandFrance
Gateshead, UK162 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
This is a great place to relax and have a walk wherever you want to go. Great cafe and nice little museum. Really enjoyed our day here
Written 3 June 2023
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ElizabethB007
London, UK52 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Great little cafe for lunch.
Very pleasant walks around estate footpaths ,well signposted.
£2.50 to park, brilliant.
Farm-shop look good. Several other little shops in courtyard.
Written 21 April 2023
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Thermidorthelobster
Blackpool, UK25 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
I assumed the craft stuff would be open at a weekend, but apparently not. Didn’t find this out until we’d already paid for parking, which rather defeated the point of the visit. The small museum was open but every craft place was shut.

Plenty of lovely walks and a tea room and shop, but if you’re going for the crafts, check what’s open before you go.
Written 3 October 2022
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Nicki
Edinburgh, UK29 contributions
Sept 2022 • Solo
I enjoyed a peaceful and pleasant trip to the Hirsel Estate. It was a lovely drive up and would be walkable. The food in the tearoom was great and I even started my Christmas shopping at Abbey Ceramics
Written 28 September 2022
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Johno144
Reading, United Kingdom30 contributions
Sept 2022
My wife and I enjoyed our tour of the grounds. there are several walks which are set out and you can just wander as you please. There is a cafe which supplies a range of good foods.
Definitely worth a visit.
Written 22 September 2022
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Dorothy N
28 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
A cluster of arts and craft units in a rural setting, too much to explore in a single visit. Tea room is welcoming. All artisans producing top quality work.
Written 3 September 2022
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Jane G
North Shields, UK73 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Country park estate with cafe, workshop/galleries and swallows feeding their young in the eaves!
Small play area, lake, walks and lots of space. Little glass gallery with beautiful pieces to admire and buy. Julia Linstead is a fine glass etcher.
Written 11 August 2022
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