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Hill Close Gardens

Bread and Meat Close, Warwick CV34 6HF, England
01926 493339
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Ranked #8 of 18 attractions in Warwick
Type: Gardens
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is such an inspiring place. These Victorian era gardens could so easily have been lost to developers or neglect. One can now see and enjoy the gardens saved by volunteers and run by a community trust. Each of the plots has a distinctive character. The cafe has a lovely outlook and a homely feel. There Is an active educational... More

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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

These gardens have been restored by volunteers and are beautifully laid out, an oasis of calm near the centre of Warwick with easy parking. Plenty of places to sit and relax if you want to and you can get coffee/tea and cake. The staff were very friendly and helpful and there were some good plants for sale. However, they don't... More

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I can honestly say that a visit to these gardens is one that will bring surprise. I don't want to give too much away, as I really think it is a place that you need to discover for yourself, but I will say that it an effort worth making and one that you will want to make more than once.... More

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leicester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around these gardens that reminded me of the gardens I remember in the 1950s. It did take a while to find as it is not sign posted in Warwick, however it was worth it when we found it.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went here with our 2 year old daughter and she loved running around and exploring the gardens. All the staff were lovely and very polite. Will definitely visit again.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

You truly feel as if you have stepped back in time when you wander through this restored Victorian garden.

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Warwick
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
4 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Lovely gardens, nice friendly atmosphere, well stocked cafe in a lovely location. Great for young and old alike.

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Diss, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

If you like gardens, this is not to be missed. Hill Close Gardens were built in Victorian times to provide private gardens for people such as shopkeepers who lived above their premises. Many cities had these 'detached' gardens but few survive. These ones were nearly lost when the council started to buy them up for housing development but are now... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Beautiful gardens lovingly tended by a dedicated team if volunteers. Well worth a deviation - park at the racecourse and enjoy peace and tranquility as the Victorians would have done.

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warwickshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a lovely place to visit not too expensive with a reasonable priced café (there is also a children's area in the corner with children's furniture and colouring and books) and gift shop/area. There are lots of plots to look round and most have a little shed or summerhouse to explore too. There are plants and produce for sale... More

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115Dee115, Trustee & Chair, Management team at Hill Close Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Slugsy Thank you for your comments. Just to clarify for future visitors: the parking outside the gardens is run by the WDC, it is not private parking for HCG visitors. However there is 2 hrs free parking as long as a ticket is put on your car from the Council's ticket machine. 2 hours does give you time to... More

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