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Lovely gardens

Had a wander around the gardens during the Melbourne festival - a bargain for £1 each! It was... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Bonestone
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This was our third visit to this garden as we live only c25 miles away. A recent reviewer comments... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
David T
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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All reviews guided tour the ground floor well worth a visit water features walled garden beautiful house other places yew hedges hidden gem tucked away open to the public artisan shops family home lovely grounds public car park wrought iron next door
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great friendly service and cakes to die for!!! Seriously recommend the Oreo cake....... it’s absolutely amazing (and I don’t like Oreo biscuits 😁). Really worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

We took advantage of the recent Melbourne Festival to get discounted access. Parking is available in Station road fairly easily on spaces available or round at the Industrial estate at Sweet Leys Way. The hall itself was the original Rectory to the next door Church,...More

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

Had a wander around the gardens during the Melbourne festival - a bargain for £1 each! It was beautiful - wonderful trees and a yew corridor. The pool and birdcage were beautiful. Lots of little avenues leading to monuments or fountains. Very pretty walled garden.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

House is set back from the main Street in Melbourne. You can park near there although limited spaces otherwise public car park 400 yards away. So there is the hall and gardens both of which are lovely. The house is lived in so you only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jot75
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Wow beautiful house, although didn't go in. The grounds are well mantained hugged plenty trees, beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I've live in the area for many years, it was always on my to do list. I finally got there, what a wonderful place and so much history. The family still live in the hall so it's only open a few days a year. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The village is tucked away and if going by road the route should be checked out well in advance. Car parking is difficult but there is a public car park some 400 yards away.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This was our third visit to this garden as we live only c25 miles away. A recent reviewer comments on the absence of flowers, but perhaps they just didn’t see the lovely display of flowering (tall) cornus, which had a masses of attractive white blossom....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Disappointed. The only flowers on show were the beautiful water lillies. Formal layout of trees and lawns. Water iaround fountains dirty.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DerbysDoglet
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had free entry to the gardens here as RHS members so took advantage on a Sunday afternoon. I think on a sunny day they would be glorious as they were pretty good in the rain! I particularly liked the spooky yew tunnel. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Hi Not sure if they would be allowed in the formal grounds - but certainly around the lake and surrounding walks I have seen many dogs being walked
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