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Well maintained unique garden

Lovely garden with plenty to see even this late in the year - nice autumn trees with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
SECIRPS
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Excellent gardens and not a long walk round !

These gardens are a must. Only resurrected in the 1960’s they are fascinating and easy walking... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
westcountryracing1
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Rain had stopped play. With a cup of tea to hand I had a gentle rummage through the NT handbook and noticed Westbury Court Garden and wondered why we hadn't been before. Today we rectified that omission and were so pleased that we did. Cold,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Long journey, visited another site NT on way. Disappointing as not as expected. Limited parking. Friendly welcome at NT entrance. Water gardens ok but nothing special. Rest of grounds ok but again, not worth the long journey/distance. Would not revisit.

1  Thank VHMW
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely garden with plenty to see even this late in the year - nice autumn trees with plenty of fruit. Some interesting topiary. Not as big as we expected- less than an hour to wander around but spent extra time having a picnic. Very helpful...More

Thank SECIRPS
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This is by no means one of the more famous NT gardens but it certainly is worth visiting and is one of the more unusual gardens in this country. The canal features make it remarkable as in it’s own way does the tower, which affords...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We'd just passed the lovely village on A48 when we saw this little hidden gem by the road. Just beautiful! It's a formal Dutch garden, different layout before Capability Brown established the new landscape design. Survived for 300 years now Owned, restored and carefully looked...More

Thank Gaby S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

These gardens are a must. Only resurrected in the 1960’s they are fascinating and easy walking. Level ground and can get round in an hour or so comfortably

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nice gardens although smaller than I anticipated. However, expensive if you are not an NT member, so liable to be disappointed.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 27 August 2018

These gardens are interesting and well planned out they have two large ponds with very large fish in them. Fish food given to children for feeding. Toilets are available. Easy access for wheelchairs in the gardens. It's not very big and I am not sure...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

These Dutch style gardens are next to the road the runs parallel with the River Severn and were an unexpected find for me. Dutch style is smaller than French style and there is a large picnic area, some information boards, a couple of lakes/ canals...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Westbury Court Gardens originally was part of the grounds of Manor House. Throughout the years serveral people owned the land with the manor. The manor house no longer survives, which site is occupied by the old peoples home by the wonderful church. In the 1960s...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Westbury Court Gardens, Westbury-on-Severn is a National Trust owned Dutch-style water garden which was set out between 1696 - 1705. It is one of the only surviving 17th Century Dutch Water Gardens in the UK. The house no longer exists but the gardens have several...More

Thank gregoryo2013
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I don't know what I was expecting. although the gardens were different, because they were in the 'Dutch Style' i felt disappointed. It cost us £15 for two. It was definitley not worth that. I thought it was a rip off. The lady was doing...More

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...not a good place for dogs; insufficient space really and unsure about NT rules..
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