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The Secret Gardens of Sandwich
Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Sandwich
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

17 ladies visited the Gardens on the 21st May 2014 on a trip from Wantage, Oxfordshire. The Gardens are stunning, and they have done a simply miraculous job considering the devastating flooding earlier this year. The planting, the colours and the variety of flowers and shrubs, just wonderful. A great cup of coffee and cake in the tea room - a must for anyone visiting Sandwich.

Visited May 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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“Disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Very disappointed with the gardens, lots of weeds and bare earth. The one stunning thing were the roses climbing up obelisks which were beautiful. Otherwise not worth the money.

Visited May 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“We'll over price”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

My daughter and family eight in total came to the gardens and tea rooms for my wife's birthday what a disappointment the tea rooms was a waste of money a few blan sanwiches dry lot of cake charge extra for more tea when you for payed for a set tea The gardens Wes we'll over price , go to Quex birchington for good value ,this my revue like he would do on google box a loa do of rubbish

Visited May 2014
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United Kingdom
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40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Didn't expect it to be so grand or fascinating. Not cheap but worth it. At any time of year there would be lots to see as the planting is so well thought out. Lots of plants we have never seen before.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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“lot of variety in relatively small space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

striking range of different areas in garden ;the vegetable patch was not up to scatchh ;all other areas well maintained
impressive garden
i suppose if you bought a season ticket and then got half price season ticket into Brogdale[or vice versa] that might be one way of reducing price;certainly useful to see 3 times a year
car parking on side streets a little tricky[sat navs dont work in sandwich one way streets!];and so you can easily miss the municipal car park right beside garden
lots of interesting churches and houses to see 5 minutes away in charming well preserved town

Visited May 2014
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