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It is not advertised as a well maintained garden so people should not be surprised. However we did... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
A fascinating family garden

This is a family home and garden and is designed with that in mind. It is on several levels, with... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Gillian M
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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1 Aug 2018
“Closed! No information on website to warn us”
9 Sep 2017
“Absolutely rubbish”
This romantic Cotswold garden is set around a lovely mill, which is probably Norman. Sited in its own steep-sided valley, the garden has hidden paths winding up from the mill-pool and stream at the bottom through the Rose Walk to the Cricket Lawn.
Mill Dene School Lane, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9HU, England
+44 1386 700457
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I drove for 2 hours to get to this garden, having confirmed online that it was open only to find it wasn't. Caught a glimpse of garden but didn't look anything special. Left and won't return.

1  Thank Ruth I
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Cost £7 via honesty box per adult, no change, paving slabs wobbly and unstable. Garden overgrown so unable to navigate paths without getting caught up on bushes. Looked unkempt and unloved garden. DIY refreshments not even open. So wish we had read reviews before we...More

3  Thank 24MCM1960
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I have never written a review before but felt compelled to do so after visiting. The garden is very overpriced and you will struggle to fill 20mins. Do not waste your money. It is absolutely not 'one of the most interesting gardens in the Cotswolds'...More

1  Thank MCB-UK-GB
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Having driven almost an hour to see this garden, it was a disappointment to arrive to find an honesty box system for payment that wasn't advertised in the leaflet we had. At £9 a head I would expect somewhere that can accept card payments, not...More

1  Thank ClareH2010
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Their website as it states that dogs are allowed or can be left tied in the car park, indicating there was an area to secure your dog. We were advised to tie them any where in parking area or leave in car. Didn't stay what...More

Thank grandad05
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It is not advertised as a well maintained garden so people should not be surprised. However we did enjoy it but thought it was overpriced compared with our gardens. It is over different levels so you have to be careful. The toilet could do with...More

1  Thank maddiehampshire
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great cake and coffee served in the garden room lots contrasts wild and formal and quirky details mirrors and seats

Thank Anthea B
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Terrible discribes our visit to this garden. I can only assume that RHS and Countryfile visited at a different month in a different year because this garden should not be open in September. The borders were scruffy and neglected only a few asters giving any...More

1  Thank Sandi W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a family home and garden and is designed with that in mind. It is on several levels, with lots of twists and turns, amusing points of interest. It is not weed perfect, but relaxed, and planned as a fun place. Maybe in parts...More

1  Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Having spent our week looking at amazing gardens in the Cotswold like Hidcote, Snowshill, Bourton House we were so looking forward to finding another gem but sadly it was not this one. It was tired and overgrown. The fruit cages were covered in bindweed, as...More

1  Thank timetoponder
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