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Visited some time ago with a dear friend. Really enjoyed the visit. Such a variety of plants, all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bob T
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Just a lovely day out

The floral displays are wonderful and the setting is superb. I can imagine that you could go... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Open 7 days a week 7.5 Acres of inspirational Gardens. Entrance fee from £4.50 depending on season (under 16's free except on special event days). Gravel Garden, extensive Nursery and Tearoom all free to gain access. The Beth Chatto Gardens began in...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited some time ago with a dear friend. Really enjoyed the visit. Such a variety of plants, all beautifully maintained and in perfect condition. Must get round to arrange another visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The floral displays are wonderful and the setting is superb. I can imagine that you could go practically any time of year.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with some friends who were down from London for a visit. It was a stunning day with bright sunshine and, although the gardens were moving into winter mode, we loved the walk round. It was so peaceful and well-tended, yet not manicured; my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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bethchattomarketing, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Beth wanted her garden to give pleasure and inspiration throughout the year and it's wonderful to hear from someone whose first visit was during the cooler months. We hope you've been inspired...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend visiting these gardens. Beautiful and peaceful and gardens are cared for with such love and care.

Date of experience: November 2018
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bethchattomarketing, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope we can welcome you back to visit one day soon.

Reviewed 12 November 2018

I love to see this wonderful garden at any time of year as there is always plenty to admire, and if I have visitors I tend to take them too it’s a lovely place to spend some time.There’s a little woodland walk as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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bethchattomarketing, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI, thank you so much for your kind words. We're delighted you come to see us year-round and looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely day with family including young nieces. Excellent lunch served quickly despite them being very busy followed by lovely walk through the grounds while kids hunted for pumpkins. Loads of lovely plants in natural setting in woods. Will definitely be back.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debsul07, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. So pleased you and the family enjoyed your visit. We have lots of activities and events for all ages throughout the year. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

The gardens are amazing and mostly wheelchair accessible. There are different areas to explore such as the water garden, gravel garden, woodland garden and more. Will definitely visit again! Great for a relaxing afternoon and for inspiration and ideas.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debsul07, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review. Beth is still so inspirational.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Beth Chattos always has good food but they have really stepped up their vegan options. Nearly every dish has a vegetarian, gluten free and vegan version. Today I had vegan chilli and rice which even had melted vegan cheese on the nachos! Amazing!!!!!! RHS, National...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debsul07, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Rachel. Our chefs will be delighted with your comments - I will pass them on. We have a vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free selection in our Tearoom all year round. Looking forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

These really are beautiful gardens..so nice to see..and gives so many ideas of things to do in your own garden..we had an area that gets water logged..someone there gave us ideas of what to plant..and it now looks great..they also have a lovely cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debsul07, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review. Hopefully see you again in the Gardens and the tearoom.

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve wanted to visit here for a while and finally got round to doing last week. It was well worth the visit. Even though we are now into autumn, there was still a lot to see with some beautiful flowers and trees. It was also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debsul07, Manager at The Beth Chatto Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Many thanks Hannah. Pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again.

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Annette S
20 October 2018|
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Response from Debsul07 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay trip advisor has only just alerted us to your question. We allow assistance dogs into the Gardens.
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hbridge2016
27 March 2018|
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Response from Debsul07 | Property representative |
No sorry not paved routes however much of the garden is available to a wheelchair or pushchair
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