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It is at least 25 years since I visited this attraction. Apart from lawns and the orchard the gardens seem to be unplanned. Sections were developed and to a large extent, aprat from the hard landscaping, the resulting flora in the different areas is as...More
The gardens have restricted opening days so check first. The garden leads from one garden area to another, each distinct and interesting in their own way. There aren't labels & signposts so enjoy the beauty of the plants & the winding paths through the garden.
A group of 3 local ladies who have been wanting to visit for a while. We went and it was closed but, the Owner insisted we have a wonder around and was extremely welcoming. She explained that she encourages people to come in through the...More
We have been to Docwra once each year for four years and it never fails to delight. It is usually fairly quiet so you are at peace to really enjoy it. Refreshingly no formal areas but a series of small lawns, stone paved areas, wonderful...More
Faith R, Manager at Docwra's Manor Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017
My second visit, and memorable for the carpet of autumn cyclamen, and clumps of autumn crocus at their best. Nicely low key and trusting payment method, self-guiding, this is a special place, a personal achievement of the owner over 50 years, to be savoured and...More
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Faith R, Owner at Docwra's Manor Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016
Thank you try much for your appreciation of the Docwra's Manor Garden, Faith Raven
The garden has a number of surprises. It is full of plants pressed together often in a charming way. It is not over manicured. There was no one else there when we visited. The occupants of the house prefer visitors to park in the road...More
It was very wet the day we visited and having travelled a distance to visit we decided to go anyway. Fortunately the sun did come out for a while but it was still cold for late June. The garden was a riot of colour, lots...More
We are ardent visitors of gardens in and around London - there are plenty. However, our very special favourite gardens / rooms are Docwra's Manor Gardens. Each room has very special delights - wild flowers, beautiful roses, irises, alliums galore - in fact every species...More
We made a visit to this garden on Good Friday. It was a stunning country type of garden. Not a formal,but lots of spring bulbs and flowering shrubs.Lots of hidden corners and garden rooms made our visit more exciting.Should be delightful in Summer too.