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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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a gem.

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW 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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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a delightful cream tea in the garden at Docton Mill. The waitress was super, nothing was too much trouble. There were 7 of us and the dog. |We were brought 2 large pots of tea, a basket of warm scones, a large bowl of strawberry jam and one of clotted cream. We enjoyed a walk in the garden... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited these very pretty gardens after a very long walk on the Hartland Peninsula . I have to say that we only looked at the Gardens briefly we were there for the tea which I can say was absolutely delicious. The scones were really light and warm! The jam and cream also excellent.

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pleasant gardens and tea room but the mill was very disappointing. Pleasant on a sunny day but I really expected more. Best advice is to walk to the coast as I would only advise a visit here if you are close by.

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hertfordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife and I spent a fantastic time walking the trails around the incredible gardens on the only wet day of an otherwise warm and dry week at the beginning of July - a beautiful example of an English garden at its best - Earlier reviews about walking through these to get to the garden is rather misleading as although... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I have visited this Garden before with members of my family some years ago. Yesterday I visited it some 3 years after my last visit with a friend and her mother and father. The gardens are absolutely beautiful this time of year. We spent a good two hours in the garden before we had lunch in the Tea Garden. Lunch... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a very secluded and delightful spot - hidden well away, but lovely to discover 'by chance'....I wouldn't travel a great distance to visit it specifically. The Tea Room is very individual and quite charming with a pleasing selection of items on the menu...also reasonably priced. I did feel that the charge for the tour of the gardens was... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

On a nice sunny day my wife and I drove through some very narrow roads hoping that nothing would come the other way and eventually we ended up at this very old mill.We followed all the paths around the gardens to find the beauty and colour wonderful.You would have to be pretty nimble on your feet to transverse the paths... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A lovely tearoom set in the most beautiful garden. Award winning cream tea fell short of my expectation. Still, very fresh and tasty but I couldn't find the Wow! factor. Staff attentive and polite. You pay to visit the garden which I think is a bit of a con considering you have to walk through it to get to the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

After exploring these beautiful gardens we decided to take a lunch in this cosy corner of the tea room. With the sun out this was a great sun trap. My partner took a mackerel salad which was very tasty I had the Devon crab sandwich which was very scrumptious. We took a walk from the gardens to the coast following... More 

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Additional Information about Docton Mill Gardens & Tea Rooms

Address: Docton Mill | Lymebridge, Hartland EX39 6EA, England
Phone Number: 01237 441369
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Hartland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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