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Address: Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9QB, England
Phone Number: 01386 701441
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Peaceful few hours

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Corby, United Kingdom
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English first
Corby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

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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209 reviews 209 reviews
69 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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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61 helpful votes 61 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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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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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West Midlands
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to see snowdrops but were impressed by so much more about Batsford. It's hard to pinpoint which part of the arboretum is the most impressive, right now in February we were delighted to see swathes of snowdrops at every turn, but as the year progresses new favourite views will no doubt open up. It was a wonderfully atmospheric... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We loved every bit of the Arboretum. Specially enjoyed speaking to Roger in the Woodcraft Hut.This was our first visit to the Arboretum and we will certainly return next time we come to the Cotswold. It is amazing the variety of trees and plants. We were lucky to see the grounds covered in snowdrops. Beautiful.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For a wonderful day out to suit all individuals. Perfect picnic place, amazing views from balcony of restaurant/tea rooms, interesting gifts/gardening products in shop, falconry displays and arboretum too. There is a cost for the Arboretum and Falconry but the rest is free to wonder round and spend the day, ample free parking too.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Batsford is always a great place to visit. The sun shone, the snowdrops were brilliant, both in the arboretum and in Batsford village itself. The visit was topped-off with a wonderful lunch of home made cheddar and onion tart with roasted vegetables. We'll be back in the Autumn for the colours!

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