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Peaceful stroll

A lovely tranquil gardens, great for families Loads for active kids & anyone who wants to escape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yvette M
via mobile
An enjoyable day out!

Went here for a day out and it was lovely. the only downside was that it is only the gardens you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
geogina55collins
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Fabulous plant collections, a great place to explore and play, somewhere to kick back, relax and unwind, Emmetts Garden has so much to offer. What will you do to make it yours? Make our garden your garden.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Deep in the heart of The Garden of England is Emmetts Garden. A large collection of plants from around the world set in the most beautiful surroundings. With open spaces to play and picnic a great eclecticism for all ages to love and enjoy! With...More

Thank Flossie R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Emmetts Garden is brilliant if you have young children. We took our nine-year-old daughter and a picnic and had a great time. The grounds are most beautiful. We took a walk in the woodland and found a geocache! The Ant Trail was a hit with...More

Thank 915charlotte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely tranquil gardens, great for families Loads for active kids & anyone who wants to escape for a couple of hours, or longer! Wonderful

Thank Yvette M
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a review. We're pleased that you had an enjoyable time with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

British weather is misunderstood. Next to nothing could be more conducive to gardening. It's a chicken and egg bit. If you want beautiful foliage and fauna, amazing gardens and horticulture, then one might argue the weather's here's near perfect. Parenthetically, there's even Cornwall and Devon...More

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Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about your recent visit and are pleased that you found Emmetts Garden a worthwhile destination.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sensible shoes a must, most of the walking is up & down dirt pathways which seem to venture out into the countryside with some beautiful views. The 'gardens' as such are not that far from the entrance if walking isn't for you & an NT...More

Thank Wendy H
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about your recent visit and we are sure that others will find the information about the terrain useful.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a day out and it was lovely. the only downside was that it is only the gardens you get to view and there is no historical house/castle. If you fancy taking a picnic it is a lovely place to spend an hour...More

Thank geogina55collins
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about your recent visit and are pleased that you had a lovely day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last week with hubby, bought a meal deal and a picnic blanket from Tesco in Riverhead and voila, perfect sunny afternoon location. Not too busy, I actually thought there was nothing there but nice views, but I was pleasantly surprised. National trust shop...More

1  Thank AMANDA R
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about your recent visit and are pleased that you were pleasantly surprised by what you found.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited Emmetts Garden on several occasions and very recently in May. The garden was bursting in glorious colours of pinks, purple gold, red yellow of their lovely azaleas. The 'handkerchief' tree is always lovely to see. Get a guide book and you won't miss...More

Thank oconnor49
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about your visit in May. This year seems to have been particularly good for the Spring flowers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very disappointed with my visit. I only saw 1 sign for Emments Gardens and that was coming out of Chartwell (I only went there in the hope of finding Emments gardens as I knew it was close by). There was none off the...More

Thank Tripper14112000
Chartwell N, Visitor Experience Assistant at Emmetts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're sorry to hear that you had trouble finding Emmetts Garden and thank you for giving directional advice for others. The amount of signage is governed by visitor numbers to any given visitor attraction and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although living close by, we seem to have ignored this for some years. Very glad we put this fight. Varied walks, great gardens and a good space for a cold drink and snack.

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Response from Derek B | Reviewed this property |
It is wheelchair friendly up until the barn and gardens it is steep in places through the woods when you get there you can have a look as well
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Response from technoman2 | Reviewed this property |
They were in full bloom when we were there last week. For your information we went to Standen house near East Grinstead yesterday and they had a fantastic tulip display thousands of them!
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