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Mottistone Gardens

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Address: Mottistone, Brighstone PO30 4EA, England
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Beautiful, peaceful gardens.

Beautiful, peaceful gardens. Friendly staff, lovely tea room. Nice little trail for the kids to follow. Clean loos! Lovely little place!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful gardens. Friendly staff, lovely tea room. Nice little trail for the kids to follow. Clean loos! Lovely little place!

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Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Admittedly we visited late in the year, but as a National Trust property, we were disappointed that - with the exception of the formal garden - there is very little else to occupy. A few interesting botanical plants, but minimal labels and definately some TLC needed. The walk to the Longstone was good.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In late September this garden is fantastic. Carefully planted to give interest in colour and form it shows what can be done with no watering in dry UK conditions. It also attracted some unusual wildlife. Excellent cream tea. Almost certainly the roses would have been splendid earlier in the year and you sense that even without the stunning borders at... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

what a garden. it is run by the national trust but belongs to mottistone manor which is lived in but open to the public on certain days of the year. it is well layed out and reasonably easy to get round even with a waking stick. there were some good plants on show even in October. there is a shop.... More 

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Swanmore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyable afternoon wandering through the gardens. So much colour given its early October. Gardens are well laid out and there is lots to see in a beautiful setting. Pleasant outside tea shop and all the normal NT attractions.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Small, beautifully kept gardens of a (former) Manor House. Lots of colour, birds and access to lovely walks along the top of a hill. If you're an NT member, this is definitely worth a visit. Peace and tranquility.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Woodland walks and a beautiful garden. We were most taken with the 1930's shack/design office. Usual high standard NT garden cafe. I was impressed with the actual garden layout and clever planting, especially the olive grove and Mediterranean plants.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We managed to visit on a sunny day and were greeted by lots of bees, butterflies and wasps. Wonderful place, knowledgeable gardeners who inspired us to try growing more flowers to attract bees. Oh and the soup is wonderful.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a lovely hot sunny day, very peaceful, beautiful flowers. Very dog friendly and lots of stunning walks just outside the gardens to do as well. Probably wouldn't allow more than an hour here but very nice little trip out

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a find ! Beautiful tranquil gardens to stroll around in the lovely sept sunshine. Lovely manor house (not open to public) set amongst the gardens. Great tea rooms. Gardeners very friendly and took time to answer our questions with warm enthusiasm and we didn't feel we were interrupting them. Really beautiful herbaceous borders a riot of colour. Tiny... More 

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