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A nice historic garden near the Abbey

The historical garden is well kept and a nice location for weddings and other festivities. Worth to... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Hjkr
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Bad Hersfeld, Germany
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Peaceful delight!

Abbey House gardens are a beautiful and peaceful place with surprises round every corner! They are... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Ella C
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Such varied reviews but we loved it. We were in the area for a couple of nights and love gardens but the Abbey was shut but the couple that run it opened up specially for us and another small group that similarly wanted to visit. The owners were so obliging and friendly to people who turned up just out of season and that made a big impression on us. It is true that parts of the garden could do with a bit of a tidy up but it is extensive and the owners have a long term restoration project that is ongoing. The small formal gardens were a delight and I love ponds so there was plenty to enjoy. The terrace walk down to the river was well worth the effort and the imagination plays its role in thinking about Turner painting down there. We loved it and would return again and again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barry m
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The historical garden is well kept and a nice location for weddings and other festivities. Worth to visit, but high entrance fee!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hjkr
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Close to the Abbey - admission charge applies. A lovely mix of quite formal gardens on the higher level and then terraces leaving down to the river which you can wander around to your heart's content. There is also a small cafe by a relaxing water feature, although the coffee was disappointing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johnmc320
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The garden is in appalling state, no names of the plants, weeds everywhere, plants badly placed. They cant be serious charging for that!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raw_Walnut
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This garden is really a "hidden gem". The entrance does not prepare you for the extent and diversity of these gardens. Lovely formal gardens as well as extensive riverside garden's along the Avon River. Combine with a visit to Malmesbury Abbey for a complete day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JP3170
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