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Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens

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A hidden gem!

We spent a delightful afternoon at Fast Rabbit Farm, wandering along the slopes taking in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TracyDoddy
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Mid August visit.

Lovely place. I visited at end of very hot dry period - mid August - the higher parts which are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Garden covers 43 acres and includes two valleys at right angles. One includes the River Black,a lake and ponds,the other a stream and ponds. The hillsides have wide contoured grass paths at all levels. The Garden is extensively planted with...more
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Fast Rabbit Farm A3122 | Strawberry Valley, Dartmouth TQ6 0NB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a delightful afternoon at Fast Rabbit Farm, wandering along the slopes taking in the beautiful views and spotting the wildlife. We saw a flock of small birds and I was delighted to find they were gold finches. I've never seen such a large...More

Thank TracyDoddy
alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review. There is a major tidying up operation in progress so I am so grateful you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place. I visited at end of very hot dry period - mid August - the higher parts which are newly planted has suffered a bit but still gave the lovely feeling of being in the countryside. Grasses and wild flowers cut. The rest was...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ruth for a very full and kind review. Spring is sensational so I hope to welcome you again and perhaps earn a five star review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a weekday afternoon in August and had the place to ourselves! Lorna welcomed us and took us to the start of the walk, and then we had a lovely wander round the gardens. A few extra signposts or arrows would be useful...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ruth for your review. I was very pleased to meet you. Point taken about signage but there is always so much to do! Come again, perhaps in spring, when we might even earn a coveted five star review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised by this beautiful woodland garden.There were thousands of unusual plants all over,a sight to behold.There are laid out flower beds,wild flowers and lakes with flowering lillies in. We saw lots of wildlife including 2 soaring HoneyBuzzards,toads,rabbits and hundreds of yellow...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Carolyn for your very generous review. It is so pleasant to share the Garden and so worthwhile to have it appreciated. Will look forward to your return.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went there on a hot day when the azaleas were out and they were stunning! The site is very big and the owners have a lot of maintenance to organise, plus the nursery to run - so impressive, worth a visit!

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Valerie,your praise is so rewarding.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was our plan to find inspiration for my own oversized garden and we searched the web for a day out. Here at Fast Rabbit Farm we could take the dogs and roam over 40 acres of someone's love, toil and labour, in the shade,...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for a very detailed report. Sorry about the refreshments, the tea is available free and an answer to the problem of paying wages to a person providing refreshments from my home. Sadly in the past this has proved too expensive to...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

We visited Fast Rabbit Farm, a haven of wildlife and walked around the lakes and the surrounding landscape. A great nursery with a big selection of good quality plants, advice on hand and reasonably priced.

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you Stephen for your very kind review,much appreciated.

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

A long, hot spell with no rain meant that many of the nursery items were not planted out. The balance was a little dull which was disappointing after an hour’s drive to see it.

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Sorry Cathy. The weather has made life very difficult. However the 'steps' are flowering well and the waterlilies are beautiful. There is a considerable range of trees to shelter under and time spent by the lake watching dragonflies and damselflies is a delightful experience.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

visited on sat 23rd june, what a lovely day out. It reminded us of Adam and Eve walking with God in the garden of eden, such peace and tranquillity. It is so large you may think you are alone all day, just strolling along paths...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. Will look forward to seeing you in August

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We travelled down a very narrow lane in our thankfully small camper van and turned into an amply sized car park (with v clean loos)!) Following the signage we were greeted warmly in the poly tunnel and shown’ the gardens’. When you come around the...More

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alan m, Owner at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you Susannah for your very generous review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please look at images on our website,Trip Advisor, and Facebook to enjoy the Garden throughout the year. We look forward to your return.

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sueosborne1957
27 May 2018|
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Response from alan m | Property representative |
Yes dogs are welcome but on leads please. Many birds are nesting and are likely to abandon their nests if disturbed. We have just lost our resident geese with five abandoned eggs after one visitor allowed his dog to swim the... More
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MelanieP1902
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There are two points of access of access to the Garden,both wheelchair accessible. The lower gives almost level access to the lake and the higher to the gazebo and overview of a different part of the Garden. The paths are... More
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