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Address: Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
Phone Number: 015394 46008
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Marvellous setting with such an array of colour at this time. So beautifully tended with large areas of rock gardens to secluded areas. The views across the valleys and hills are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Marvellous setting with such an array of colour at this time. So beautifully tended with large areas of rock gardens to secluded areas. The views across the valleys and hills are so uplifting. You can buy some plants to enhance your own garden and bring Lakeland magic to your own home. Such a treat in any season.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is the 2nd time we have visited these gardens which are run by volunteers. They do an excellent job and all the plants and shrubs are very clearly labelled. The gardens are free, but you leave a donation. The Summer Garden was truly beautiful and the views of Lake Windermere at the top of the garden are stunning! Dont... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

An extremely pleasant way to spend a few hours, well maintained gardens with excellent views of Windermere . Some rare plants I've never seen before. Some secluded areas that are peaceful and relaxing on the hill. Well worth the visit. Car park for once is FREE and donations only for entry.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A regular return to this lovely garden. It is beautiful at all times of year but July was particularly good for the walled garden, astilbes, hostas, roses, alpines etc. We were slightly early to see the hydrangeas at their best. For the first time we had a garden tour. ( Wednesday's at 11 am) we thoroughly enjoyed this. Wednesday is... More 

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Kent. UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was amazed to discover that this garden is maintained by volunteers as it must take a lot of work to maintain and develop such a beautiful garden. Although there are steep uneven paths in some areas there are areas that are accessible to wheelchairs or the infirm. There are several national collections of plants here along with a number... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a hidden gem, driven past many times, stopping this time was a joy. The gardens contain several national collections and the grounds just beautiful. Particularly enjoyed walking up to higher points, lovely places to sit and take in magnificent views. The staff were very helpful and there is no official free but rather a £4 per person donation... More 

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Ennerdale Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Free parking, beautiful gardens that have something for each season. Plenty of places to sit and enjoy the sights and smells. Plant sales are reasonably priced as well. Bring your own picnic. Voluntary donation toward the upkeep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A very well tended garden on several terraced levels and with views overlooking the lake and across the hills. As well as the main gardens there's a Tarn just below the Leonard Cheshire home that's worth the stroll.

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Peaceful and quiet, lots of different levels, plants varied and colourful, lots of seats to admire the views and of course the plants. Paid into the honesty box. Interesting greenhouses, water features and hidden areas. Some very narrow paths on uneven surface, including steps

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

definitely worth a visit if you've got green fingers. No charge but they really appreciate a donation. Plants for sale

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Address: Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
Phone Number: 015394 46008
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere

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