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Plantsman's garden

Had never even heard of this delightful garden and were told about it during a rare outing to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fiona E
Colchester, United Kingdom
A hidden gem!

We were looking for somewhere to visit on our way between Norwich and London this weekend. All the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lara S
London, United Kingdom
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Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HG, England
+44 1284 728888
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All reviewsunusual plantsevery cornerhome made cakesfor salelackford lakescup of teaa real hidden gemwell worth a visitanglo saxon villagebury st edmundsbenches scatteredfullersplantinglarkstreamflowerssuffolk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had never even heard of this delightful garden and were told about it during a rare outing to a nursery nearby. Sadly we found closed on Monday, however a quick phone call and we were welcomed by Annie the head gardener personally. The garden is...More

Thank Fiona E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to visit on our way between Norwich and London this weekend. All the NT properties in the area had events on so we wanted to avoid them. We found this on the Suffolk Attractions site and thought we would take...More

Thank Lara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was really unplanned and just to fill in an afternoon on holiday nearby. I didn't expect much driving along a track in a pine forest. However, it turned out to be the most amazing garden beautifully laid out around streams Mill ponds and...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just never fails me,,great place,relaxing,a touch of suffolk and bring your camera,a real hidden gem,not to be missed

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a rainy dull day, this place is stunning. Around every corner was a surprise. Lots of water and shade, plants I have never seen before. Just £4.50 to visit. Nice little cafe with home made cake. If it is this stunning today when...More

Thank 777gillb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely garden around an old mill and along the river. The planting is beautiful and the views across to Lackford Lakes are very attractive. Good little cafe.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 16 August 2018

There is so much to see, and every path you take opens up to a wonderfull aray of plants etc.And being disabled and on a mobility scooter, I managed to see near enough all of the gardens. And sitting under an oak tree having coffee...More

Thank grahammoore05
Reviewed 19 July 2018

we visisted on sunday when various plants people there with stalls very busy although lots of trees to shade very hot but will visit again

Thank christopher n
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Cool yourself in these lovely waterside gardens and then treat yourself to fabulous home made cake - some unusual choices available. Nice big car park, super little cafe and charming walks to explore. Generally ok for wheelchairs although beware of downhill slopes, nice loos including...More

1  Thank caroline b
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We visited with our extended family including adults with a specific interest in gardening and younger children. This is a truly wonderful spot for all. The gardens are well kept and planted with a diverse range of trees and plants many of which were in...More

1  Thank Graham D
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8 September 2016|
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Response from lornabookworm | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchairs may be used in limited areas of the garden: you'll see a fair amount, but not the whole. And it would probably be better not to go after rain.
9 August 2016|
Response from lornabookworm | Reviewed this property |
Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, 2-5 until the end of September. Enjoy your visit!