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Trotts Garden

371 Racecourse Road | Rd 6, Ashburton 7776, New Zealand
+64 3-308 9530
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This is an absolute gem (seems to be ‘the best kept secret’

OMG this place is awesome! The garden is in Ashburton about 80 km south of ChCh, This registered... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
GRL1951
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Ashburton
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Was amazing. Well worth a look, early spring would be amazing with the rhododendron s in flower... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
lushingtons
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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“knot garden” (6 reviews)
“new zealand” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
371 Racecourse Road | Rd 6, Ashburton 7776, New Zealand
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+64 3-308 9530
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

OMG this place is awesome! The garden is in Ashburton about 80 km south of ChCh, This registered Garden of International Significance. Only (I believe) 1 of 3 in NZ. What I know for sure is that it’s the only TRUE Knot Garden in Australasia...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Was amazing. Well worth a look, early spring would be amazing with the rhododendron s in flower. The knot garden is so well done

Thank lushingtons
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Set on 7 acres this garden was established in 1984. It has a glorious variety of herbaceous borders and includes an incredible example of a knot garden. Enjoy a couple of hours absorbing the obvious compassion that went into creating this outstanding display

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

wonderful place to visit. Fabulous garden and venue. Was there for a wedding and it was amazing. .Would certainly recommend

1  Thank Jude312
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owlcath, Owner at Trotts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thankyou Jude Much appreciated Glad you had a great day here

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had a couple of relaxing hours being amazed at the wonder of just what can be grown to create such beauty by such dedicated gardeners.

1  Thank Tonyandrina
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owlcath, Owner at Trotts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

We like to give our visitors an experience to remember our garden Thankyou

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Having last visited this garden in January 2015 there have been a number of social changes and improvements as per last time the standard of maintenance is exemplary. The overall layout remains the same brilliant presentation of different styles and designs. Most of the work...More

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owlcath, Owner at Trotts Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thanks for your kind words and glad you enjoyed your experience Alan

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

So much work and love has gone into creating such a beautiful and inviting place. A must see for anybody who has an appreciation for a beautiful garden.

1  Thank victa60
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Obviously wouldn't be good on rainy day but otherwise a lovely area to visit. Has a chapel. Well planned and lovely in spring especially

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

You need to pick your time to visit. On a grey September day it is a bit drab and boring. We found it quite expensive for what it was. However it would be an excellent place to attend a function or a wedding

1  Thank NZMike57
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

one couples dreams, we have been four times over last 10 years and always enjoy looking around the gardens

Thank Frank L
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