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Bennetts Water Gardens

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Very nice

We have been meaning to visit for some time and have finally got around to it on a nice sunny... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
TauntonBob
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Somerset, UK
Delightful experience

We arrived 11am. Gardens almost to ourselves, doesn’t happens often but a very pleasant surprise... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
sgholly2k
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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“water lilies”(54 reviews)
“lily ponds”(9 reviews)
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Set over 8 acres, these gardens hold the National Plant Collection of Water Lilies (flowering late May to September), Monet style Japanese Bridge, Tropical House, Woodland Walks and Museum.
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Putton Lane | Chickerell, Weymouth DT3 4AF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited early September. I had no idea there were so many varieties of water lily! And we saw dragon flies and damsel flies. A lovely place to walk around. Accessible routes available and benches to sit on. Cafe lovely, staff very helpful. The garden...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We have been meaning to visit for some time and have finally got around to it on a nice sunny day. The gardens are very well laid out and provide a pleasant stroll. My advice would be to take a good book along and take...More

1  Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Another fabulous visit to a wonderfully set out garden. The ponds and waterlilies are quite magical. The Japanese features and the Monet bridge are excellent photographic opportunities. Great settings for wedding photos. We really enjoyed the walks around each lake featuring different water lilies and...More

1  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Beautiful place. Tranquil, visually stunning and very restorative to the spirit. We can thoroughly recommend this very special place.

Thank TerryJeavons
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Extortionate amount to get in to a pleasant gardens with Lily ponds, but seen better, don't be expecting the Eden project! basically can do in a relaxed 30 minute walk. Restaurant equally pricey with dull food.

Thank Moon i
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. You can walk around the whole of the gardens in about 45 minutes but it's nice too just sit back and relax at various points and take in the view. We spent about 2 hours here and would definitely...More

1  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We arrived 11am. Gardens almost to ourselves, doesn’t happens often but a very pleasant surprise. Staff genuinely helpful with willing smiles. Plenty of superb lilies in a huge range of colours along with a variety of fish, dragonflies, birds and one enormous buzzard. Yes it...More

1  Thank sgholly2k
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I really didn't know that there were so many different varieties of Water Lily, all kinds of shapes, size and colour. The gardens and ponds felt very peaceful and tranquil. Saw butterflies and dragonflies in abundance - some were very small and some were huge....More

Thank SarahlouB67
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A very beautiful place has an excellent Cafe and plenty of parking space. Excellent as a wedding venue.

Thank Mervyn F
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My husband who is disabled and I went to the water gardens on 11th July, the perfect time to see all the water lilies in full bloom and all the dragonflies and butterflies darting around was so peaceful and relaxing. There were parts of the...More

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JJNorthern
29 July 2018|
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Response from sunflower189 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any notices to say so.
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christine c
22 May 2017|
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Response from BennettsWaterGardens | Property representative |
Cafe Monet open at 10am Sunday to Friday, lunches are served until 2.30pm. For menu and further information please visit their website or call 01305 773916.
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Sandra B
15 May 2017|
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Response from BennettsWaterGardens | Property representative |
Sorry only registered assistance guide dogs are allowed in the gardens.
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