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Tarbin Gardens

321 Salisbury Rd, Franklin, NH 03235-2503
+1 603-934-3518
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Pictures are misleading

It’s someone’s backyard. The bugs are terrible. You can’t pet or feed the animals and there were no... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Lisa I
via mobile
fun excursion

We spent an hour wondering around the various garden areas and then had a fantastic English tea... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
lexington51
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exeter, nh
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“biscotti” (3 reviews)
“english tea” (9 reviews)
“garden tour” (2 reviews)
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321 Salisbury Rd, Franklin, NH 03235-2503
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+1 603-934-3518
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

It’s someone’s backyard. The bugs are terrible. You can’t pet or feed the animals and there were no birds that were pictured on the web page. The flowers were pretty but the exhibits were not complete. The ponds were terrible looking. If you come, bring...More

2  Thank Lisa I
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We spent an hour wondering around the various garden areas and then had a fantastic English tea. The tea is served in an outdoor café area. The scones and clotted cream with homemade berry jam--delicious. The selection of tasty bites included in the price of...More

1  Thank lexington51
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were told of Tarbin Gardens by our tour guide at the nearby Daniel Webster Birthplace. Although it is late in the season for a vast majority of plants, the gardens were still lovely to stroll through. There are many little areas to sit and...More

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is an amazing garden and managed by one man. You can find him tending his extensive garden and available to answer questions. Should be see in every season. Do wear your bug spray. Charming little gift shop and if there at the right time...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I love visiting gardens of all sizes and shapes. Sorry I can not give this a better review. The plantings were not well marked and so overgrown it was difficult to tell one from another. Some paths are so overgrown it is difficult to follow...More

1  Thank PemiNH
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We attended a wedding here and the gardens and day were absolutely beautiful. The man helping was wonderful but the other woman owner acted very bizarre. Near the end of the evening she came out screaming and shouting at everyone that the party was over....More

1  Thank LeilaniHoldings
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I and thirteen long time, women friends spent a beautiful two and a half hours in Tarbin Gardens. Enjoyed walking the wooded trails and discovering the many diversified gardens. There were so many varieties to enjoy. It was a real treat to sit in the...More

Thank KathyNH
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This small private garden is the work of one family who love to collect plants. Hidden away in Franklin, this garden provide a beautiful oasis. There are several trails to follow and you can follow all of them in a couple of hours. It's a...More

Thank mjmNJ
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Tucked away down a country road in Frankllin, NH, Tarbin Gardens offer a lush quiet zone, marbled with woodsy paths that meander through a variety of garden patches and tranquil corners of green. Throughout the Gardens, the owners have tucked numerous benches where you can...More

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Came here for the high tea.. walked the gardens, it was like being in "wonderland". Very eclectic.. a bit disorganized, but fun none the less. Wear good shoes, paths can be bumpy. Tea was delicious. Lots of fun.

1  Thank Reneembm
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