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Address: Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
Phone Number: 01386 701441
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Description: Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country...
Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country, Batsford Arboretum offers visitors year round interest - from lush, spring colour provided by the beautiful Japanese flowering cherries to autumn’s spectacular natural fireworks display. Wander along 56 acres of wild gardens, paths and streams, enjoy stunning views across the Evenlode Valley and discover the beautiful oriental-influenced statues hidden in glades around the grounds.Freshly-baked food available all day in the Garden Terrace Café; Beautiful, quality plants, gifts and garden sundries; Expert gardening advice and unique shabby chic interior ideas from the Applestore.
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My husband bought me membership for Christmas so we tend to pop in and out. We have still not got round the whole grounds. There is always something new to see. The snowdrops... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

My husband bought me membership for Christmas so we tend to pop in and out. We have still not got round the whole grounds. There is always something new to see. The snowdrops this year were stunning. We usually eat in the cafe, the food is good quality and tasty. The garden centre is brilliant and the plants well cared... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It is a peaceful place to walk around in all seasons. Liked the mix of modern sculpture amongst the trees and shrubs

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A 40 minute walk from Moreton-in-Marsh on an easy to follow Monarch´s Way, the approximate route king Charles II took fleeing after defeat. The arboretum has a large gardening centre, tourist shop and restaurant area, the latter comes with a terrace for nice weather. Tickets are 7.20 GBP. When we visited the magnolias as well as cherry trees were blooming,... More 

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Bristol
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk around the arboretum, the paths are points of interest are clearly marked out and suitable for all ages and abutted. Food was good and plenty of variety although ques were long at lunch times. At £7.95 each to get in I felt it was a little pricey, compared with similar days. Great place to sit and... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Decided to walk from Moreton in Marsh to Batsford arboretum with our dog Molly as they are very dog friendly. We were not disappointed. The arboretum is beautifully laid out with lovely views. Large garden centre and welcoming cafeteria. Dogs allowed here too. Understandably they are not permitted into the falconry centre. Looking forward to another trip later when different... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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69 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Brilliant displays of hellebores, snowdrops, daffodils etc, greet the visitor, and the whole garden is a delight in spring. The great thing here is the hillside location, which adds so much with the stream, waterfall and rock garden, providing interest and perspective that is missing even in places such as Kew. After a challenging walk, we were thrilled with the... More 

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Thurrock, Essex
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We visited Batsford after staying the night in Moreton in Marsh. The arboretum was full of lots of beautiful snowdrops and my absolute favourite spring flowers, daffodils! Follow the guide around and you will find some beautiful 'pieces' (you'll have to go to see what I mean!) scattered around the gardens. Lots of birds high in the trees and a... More 

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Walsall
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Late February, and a beautifull day in Batsford Arboretum among the snowdrops. Huge swathes of white everywhere particularly along the river banks, and the Witch Hazels in bloom too, made a great morning out rounded off nicely with a good meal and a cuppa in the restaurant.

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We live locally and visit often, it is such a lovely place and changes so beautifully with the seasons. The restaurant is wonderful and the breakfasts are superb..especially the Eggs Benedict..and ourdog is welcomed everywhere!! Thank you for such a lovely place to visit!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

. . . shrubs and flowers and bulbs. We went expecting to see crocuses, and there were some, but far more snowdrops. Daffodils were also on view. We both enjoyed the design and layout, with lots of sinuous paths tempting you on to the next vista. There is also a modern, airy café and the usual gift shop, cheaper than... More 

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