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Batsford Arboretum

Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
+44 1386 701441
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Lovely Stroll in a wood with views

Batsford Arboretum is lovely to visit throughout the year, but particularly from March to November... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KazzaTCotswolds
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
pooligans invade Batsford

We recently re-visited Batsford, having enjoyed our previous late winter excursion where we saw the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LordOldbury
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Oldbury-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country, Batsford Arboretum offers visitors year round interest - from lush, spring colour provided by the beautiful Japanese flowering cherries to autumn’s spectacular natural fireworks display. Wander along 56 acres of wild gardens, paths and streams, enjoy stunning views across the Evenlode Valley and discover the beautiful oriental-influenced statues hidden in glades around the grounds.Freshly-baked food available all day in the Garden Terrace Café; Beautiful, quality plants, gifts and garden sundries and expert gardening advice.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“autumn colours” (60 reviews)
“garden centre” (196 reviews)
“lovely walk” (52 reviews)
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Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Batsford Arboretum is lovely to visit throughout the year, but particularly from March to November as there's always something new to see from spring time bulbs, magnolias, helibores, the famous 'handkerchief' tree, right through to the magnificent acers, with a large selection of varieties flowering...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently re-visited Batsford, having enjoyed our previous late winter excursion where we saw the waterfall partly frozen. This time the late spring flowers were fading and the early summer ones were starting to blossom. The shrubs and trees were just bursting with promise of...More

Thank LordOldbury
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful afternoon at the arboretum. There are a huge variety of trees mixed with shrubs in a wonderful landscape. Very peaceful and if you walk to the highest point, you get fabulous views over the countryside. We had lunch before our walk...More

Thank CT1810
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We're pleased you enjoyed exploring the arboretum, there are fantastic views across the Evenlode valley, particularly on a clear day! We hope to welcome you back to Batsford again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit we walked from Morton in Marsh on lovely walkway across the meadows great day out for garden and nature lovers

1  Thank Trudy P
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Trudy, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. It is a lovely walk from Moreton to Batsford across the meadows! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place to visit lots for everyone to do . Some of the paths are quite steep but my elderly parents managed them ok . Nice cafe and gift shop

Thank diane W
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Diane, we're pleased you and your parents enjoyed the Arboretum. Please do come and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly stunning place.. so peaceful and simply gorgeous! Treated myself to a Rose 🌹.. given advice by very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Didn’t get a chance to try out the cafe or arboretum so will definitely return! Thoroughly recommended 😊

Thank Widcomb
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, we hope you'll come back for a wander around the Arboretum one day, the cafe is well worth a visit too!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came with our 91 year old aunt who has poor mobility so blue badge and poor eyesight. I rang in advance and was told we could park right by the entrance and that they had wheelchairs we could borrow. They were amazingly helpful and...More

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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we're pleased you all enjoyed your visit and your aunt was able to enjoy the arboretum with you - we hope to welcome you all back to Batsford again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is covered by a wonderful variety of trees and plants in a variety of settings. There are also special sites like the hermit cave and the Japanese rest house to provide variety. There is a plant shop and pot store with plenty of...More

Thank PeteA57
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're pleased you enjoyed exploring Batsford and hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whatever the time of year this is well worth a visit. We arrived just as it had stopped raining. The air was still but full of the sound of birdsong. All the walkways were manageable even walking with a stick. The variety of trees and...More

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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review - a lovely description of Batsford! We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Batsford Arboretum. I was able to walk there from Moreton-in-Marsh, where I was staying. The Arboretum was beautiful, and I particularly enjoyed walking around and seeing the handkerchief tree, the wedding cake tree and the acers.

Thank Alexandra I
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Batsarb, Public Relations Manager at Batsford Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit and got to see our Handkerchief tree - it's a real highlight this time of year! We hope to welcome you back to Batsford again soon.

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466melvyn
14 May 2018|
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Response from Batsarb | Property representative |
Hello. We welcome well behaved dogs in the arboretum and visitor centre (including the cafe). Dogs must be kept on a short lead at all times and we ask visitors to clean up after their dogs using any of the outdoor litter... More
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Dlp6666
23 April 2018|
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Response from stuart p | Property representative |
Hi last entry is 4.45pm and we expect visitors to exit by 6pm. yes gates are closed and locked just after 6pm thank you.
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Trevona T
19 April 2018|
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Response from stuart p | Property representative |
Hi the Cherry Blossom and Magnolias are finally coming out (three weeks late this year) and are starting to look good, this weekend and next week should be a lovely time to visit.
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