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Suitable for all but not huge

Don't go expecting huge rose gardens, most of the roses used are grown elsewhere, nor should you... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
JMTravels24
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Surrey England
Disappointing

An odd place with a rather bored young lady taking the ticket money in between sitting outside... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Riverbankannie
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Bristol, England
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10 Aug 2016
“Suitable for all but not huge”
3 Aug 2016
“Disappointing”
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94 B route de Cholet, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Don't go expecting huge rose gardens, most of the roses used are grown elsewhere, nor should you expect in your face theme park style staff, this is far more laid back. This place is suitable for the whole family, the main interest is in how...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

An odd place with a rather bored young lady taking the ticket money in between sitting outside reading a book. There were not many visitors. Roses were past their first blush and many had been pruned back. No discernible fragrance. In one corner an unattended...More

Thank Riverbankannie
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The rose gardens are quite small. The roses are left to die on the stem before they can be used, so don't expect perfect blooms. The distillery was basically just one small room. There was also a small farmyard and a museum in a troglodyte...More

Thank JenniferM54
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A lovely warm afternoon with the promise of the glorious scent of roses in the air. The first disappointment met you when you went through into the garden and the rose bower that obviously had been wonderful was full of dead flowers. There are plenty...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We have been here during the summer when the roses are in bloom and the gardens are lovely to walk around and as they say "to smell the roses" and see the 80 plus different varieties. There is also a small farmyard with rooms laid...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2013

A lovely little site to while away an hour or so. Not good if the weather is bad. 80 varieties of Roses are used to make various rose petal extracts. Wander around the site looking at the roses and the exhibits. It seems to be...More

Thank Lis E
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