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Address: The Carrs, on the B1410, Sleights, Whitby YO21 1RR, England
Phone Number: 01947 810 329
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Before becoming disabled I designed and planted out my own gardens. For several years the attraction that this centre had for me was the rare species of many plants including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Arrived in wheelchair with my husband, sister and brother in law for crab sandwich or a ploughmans lunch, recommended by my daughter. There wasn't any dissabled parking, and very steep ramp up to the outdoor seating area, no toilet facilities for a person in a wheelchair and not able to walk. Then when we tried to order we were told... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Before becoming disabled I designed and planted out my own gardens. For several years the attraction that this centre had for me was the rare species of many plants including several that were propagated by Perry's themselves. In later years the attraction has shifted to the meals that they prepare and serve themselves. In season their superbly fresh Whitby crab... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Arrived after driving in heavy rain, we wanted to buy some plants , my wife is a celiac so we brought coffee from the café and my wife who takes all her own none gluten food with her started to eat a sandwich in our car in the car park, 2 minuets later a very abrupt women came over and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I am a keen gardener and on a recent visit to gardens in the area we called in here! Totally non sophisticated - this quite delightful riverside setting on a sunny day is heaven. From a small wooden kitchen - miracles are produced - light lunches - all home made. Watching the slow running river, passing canoes, kayaks, and row... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have been going here for years, basically ever since we found out they did croquet with a proper lawn at a really reasonable price! As others have said, there is no shortage of things to do here, whether it be wandering around the garden centre or doing some putting, you can easily spend an afternoon here. The café also... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The River Gardens are situated on the bank of the river Esk in Briggswaithe, Sleights near Whitby. The attraction is basically a plant centre with garden ornaments and accessories with a café and miniature putting green. There is ample free parking. The plants are often unusual varieties with many being home grown from cuttings and seed. The café serves basic... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I don't know which to praise first. The riverside setting. The cafe with outdoor seating. The great plants or the croquet and putting greens. Plenty parking and places to sit just to admire the view. Steam trains pass by as well which is a bonus. Just a lovely place to visit and while away some time especially on such a... More 

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very pleasant and helpful plant sales area, with play facliities (mini golf and croquet) and a very popular little cafe. Plenty of choice, and many outside tables (don't sit inside unless you like saunas!) We had tea and homemade strawberry cake on this visit, but the cooked food is just as good.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After spending the most of the day in Sandsend with our granddaughter we visited The River Gardens on our way back to our holiday cottage in Sleights,on the recommendation of our daughter and son in law.We found it to be very relaxing sitting by the river with a pot of tea and scones with jam and cream.The garden centre had... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Sit by the river,watch the steam trains and enjoy home made cakes. Then stroll through the garden centre admire the excellent selection of plants and shrubs , take one home ,plant and remember a great morning out.

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Address: The Carrs, on the B1410, Sleights, Whitby YO21 1RR, England
Phone Number: 01947 810 329
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby  >  Sleights

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