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Docton Mill Gardens & Tea Rooms

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Address: Docton Mill | Lymebridge, Hartland EX39 6EA, England
Phone Number: 01237 441369
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Beautiful location and excellent cream tea

We have been here many times as a family for lunch or afternoon cakes and we always love it. The gardens are awesome and it is quietly located in stunning part of Devon. The tea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Bideford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Sadly, entrance requires 4 x 4 as deep ruts and mud. Hiking boots and be well abled to navigate long path on concrete blocks which have become very uneven, slippy and hazardous. Suit up to avoid being plagued by wasps throughout your cream tea

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit in 2014 and called back in to this place. All be it a very interesting journey to the place. We visited and had sandwiches and cream teas. Again the cream teas didn't fail, possibly the best ones we have had on this holiday so far. Lovely settin, pet friendly and helpful pleasant staff.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We have been here many times as a family for lunch or afternoon cakes and we always love it. The gardens are awesome and it is quietly located in stunning part of Devon. The tea room itself is small with both indoor and outdoor seating. Outdoors there are only around 8-10 few tables but you are surrounded by the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Even though it is the end of the summer, the gardens are colourful and there is an abundance of plants. The map is very helpful. The cream tea was delicious and the owners and their staff were very welcoming and friendly.

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Hintlesham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

had a very good cream tea then had a lovely wander round the garden. lots of signs telling you how to go round, would have been nice to have chosen our own route. expensive.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

well layed out and the map gave good descriptions so you made the most of it all. The cream tea was amazing, but the wasps were annoying! The walk to the waterfall is longer then expected but worth it.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very quaint and delightful little place, the staff at the tea rooms are divine and the Carrot Cake is too die for. I was a little disappointed that I was unable to see more of the Mill itself and not being an avid horticulturist the flora/fauna was lost to me. If you like plants and don't mind a steep potentially... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We went to Docton Mill based on the brochure and other's good reviews. We were expecting a garden worth the £4.50pp entry fee but we walked around the garden in about fifteen minutes, very nice setting but nothing special in the garden, more a walk around a hillside and a nice flower bed around the edge of a large lawn.... More 

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We visited here with friends for a short walk and lunch. We will definitely return as we were on time restriction and only saw a fraction of the grounds. This is a beautiful place tucked away. Food was reasonably priced. The gardens and the mill are very much worth a visit. Even the toilets (odd I know to mention these)... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice cream tea but the star is the venue, a gorgeous valley garden and mill. Take your walking boots and follow the 1km path to the coast - superb!

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