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Woolbeding Gardens

National Trust . | Grange Community Centre Car Park, Woolbeding, Midhurst GU29 9RR, England
+44 344 249 1895
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Excellent staff, very nice site

Would have awarded it five stars but felt that the entry fee was a bit expensive. On the plus... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
jennykenny
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Worthing, United Kingdom
A JEWEL IN THE NATIONAL TRUST CROWN!

Visited Woolbeding for the first time this morning although we've been living in Midhurst for 5... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Peter U
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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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A beautiful 20th-century masterpiece featuring colourful borders, a landscape garden and a collection of follies Woolbeding is a modern garden of two halves, with the colour-themed garden rooms surrounding the house, plus a landscape garden. A gentle stroll over the open pasture land provides views of the River Rother and leads to the ruined abbey and on to the Chinese-style bridge and waterfall. Please note that all visits to the gardens must be pre-booked and can be pre-booked online or by telephone.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hidden gem” (7 reviews)
“two hours” (3 reviews)
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National Trust . | Grange Community Centre Car Park, Woolbeding, Midhurst GU29 9RR, England
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Would have awarded it five stars but felt that the entry fee was a bit expensive. On the plus side, my friend who is gluten intolerant, was very pleased to be catered for both with a sandwich and soup, having checked in advance. A small...More

Thank jennykenny
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited Woolbeding for the first time this morning although we've been living in Midhurst for 5 years. We will certainly be back, its one of the best maintained national trust gardens we've visited. It's just a pity it's only open from June to September on...More

1  Thank Peter U
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for the review of our Gardens and for awarding us 5 stars. We hope you visit again soon and please note we open in April next year.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a charming property. We would grade the lovely gardens, maybe a dozen large "rooms", each different, as well as larger parklike areas, to be a 'B' garden for us. A B garden is one worth visiting but we would not return unless in...More

2  Thank exotissima1
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write the review of our gardens and for providing us with a three star rating. We are pleased to hear that our staff provided you with a charming welcome. We always provide two mini buses to the gardens...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I think most things have already been written by others in terms of a review of this place. BUt what I will write is about the feelings that each 'room' of the garden evoked in me. At every new place there is a 'wow' factor...More

1  Thank Casata2014
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you very much for the 5 star review of the gardens. We are very pleased to hear that your visit was a positive experience. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We found this place almost by mistake - and what a mistake. It is run by the National Trust and is open only on Thursdays and Fridays and limited to 200 visitors a day. Booking is essential and you have to park in Midhurst and...More

Thank MeridianManchester
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your review of the gardens and we are pleased that you had an enjoyable visit. The car park machines in Midhurst can be a little a awkward at first but our staff are normally happy to assist if possible. We are pleased...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Woolbeding is an absolute gem and well worth seeking out on one of its limited open days. We walked here from Stedham, along the river, although I believe most people catch the NT minibus from Midhurst. The gardens are stunning, full of interesting plants, beautifully...More

Thank hampshiresparrowhawk
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for writing a review about the gardens and for awarding us 5 stars. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the gardens and the wider estate with your walk from Stedham. Your lovely comments about the garden and introductory talks will...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

I loved this garden, tranquil, beautifully designed. Intimate spaces and rural walks. I wanted to stay forever. Perfect.

Thank U F
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed the gardens tranquil feel and intimate spaces. We hope you can visit us again.

Reviewed 21 July 2017

If you love gardens especially cottage style gardens then you'll love it here. These gardens are really beautiful and so much pretty planting of such a wide variety of plants. You have to book online and then park in the Grange car park in Midhurst...More

Thank FebbreDaCavallo
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you very much for the wonderful 5 star review of the gardens. We are pleased to hear our staff provided a warm welcome and that you wished to stay longer in the peaceful surroundings. We will share this review with our team. Thank you.

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Excellent afternoon spent walking round delightful gardens. You have to arrive by Minibus laid on by National Trust from Midhurst, this was very easy with friendly driver.

Thank BerylWorthing
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for the 5 start review of the gardens. We are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon and found our minibus drivers to be friendly.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have so wanted to visit this garden but as only ooen Thurs and Fri we have not been able. Went last week, and it is a hidden gem. beautiful does not describe it! The different room designs are stunning, and is v well cared...More

Thank jhafhjpc
WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you very much for the 5 star review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and even more pleased that you wish to return.

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AlexEwing
21 August 2017|
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Response from WoolbedingNT | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we only allow assistance dogs in the garden. Thanks
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