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Lovely views, hilly and not at its best right now

I visited on a sunny September afternoon. The gardens are still attractive but not at their best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KayBristol
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Bristol
Lovely walks in the estate

Lovely walks in the estate with good facilities and a lovely friendly tearoom. Gardens to enjoy and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet W
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a sunny September afternoon. The gardens are still attractive but not at their best, which I imagine would be spring or later in autumn when the leaves on the trees change colour. Nevertheless, there are lovely walks by the stream and through...More

1  Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walks in the estate with good facilities and a lovely friendly tearoom. Gardens to enjoy and woodland, country walks with amazing views at the top of hill.

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Big estate, very impressive house (not open to public). Nice planting near house, rest of estate more woodland. Limited refreshments had to go to South Molton for late lunch.

Thank John T
Reviewed 11 August 2018

These are sometimes advertised as Castle Hill Gardens for example by Historic House . This is misleading. The only 'gardens' were the attractive herbaceous borders leading to an impressive large private house from the car park. The walled gardens were disappointing and contained a tennis...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds with amazing views, not so good for the mobility impaired, the best views are obviously from the higher levels, but the formal and walled gardens lovely nonetheless. Nice little tearoom serving fresh snacks at entrance from carpark.

1  Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Walk up to Castle we zig zagged it is worth the walk amazing views! Take a couple of hours over it as we did stopping off at a few weird things en route. Recommend the savoury tea with super watmed cheese scones. Great tea

1  Thank malcolm f
Reviewed 25 May 2018

A great visit. Worth a view. Definitely not suitable for those who can't climb and I feel we saw it at its best in May because of the azealas and rhodadendrons.

Thank 0812marilyn
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Lovely walks up through flower laden woodland paths to the castle on the top of the hill then back down though beautifully laid out trees and shrubs.

Thank GeriGooner
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day here, so much to see and beautiful scenery. Very helpful staff. Great value for money. We will definitely be back again.

Thank kernowchick1
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spot to relax and walk through the grounds with lots to see - good view from the little castle on the hill top towards Lundy and the cave near the river. The grounds are peaceful and nice with lots of flowers...More

1  Thank D H
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