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Marwood Hill Gardens

Marwood | North Devon, Barnstaple EX31 4EB, England
01271 342528
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Ranked #1 of 15 attractions in Barnstaple
Type: Gardens
Description: A 50-year collection of rare and unusual trees and shrubs.
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Beautiful gardens, great for the little ones to run around, and the dog loves it too. Lots of lovely plants and flowers. Makes a great evening walkies.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

A pleasant morning or afternoon could be easily whiled away in these gardens looking at the various varieties of plants and flowers on show. They are reasonably well maintained which is more than can be said for the the infrastructure of the site. Whilst climbing a flight of 'rustic' steps with an adjacent handrail we noticed the handrail was moving... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I enjoyed a delightful afternoon in the garden at Marwood Hill. In mid-July the hydrangeas and astilbes were just spectacular. The tranquil setting in a valley with a stream running through make it a perfect spot for a quiet cuppa on a comfortable terrace overlooking the lake. The staff in the tea house could not have made... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A smallish garden, but absolutely beautiful. Massive Astilbe and hydrangea collection. Good cafe with gluten free cream teas available. Well stocked plant centre.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was my 3rd visit, I love the calm atmosphere of Marwood Hill. There are huge ponds with wildlife, an arboretum, streamside bog and herbaceous borders.

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I visited Marwood Gardens and enjoyed the best afternoon tea in Devon! The gardens were spectacular and well kept.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Set in a stunningly landscaped valley, this is a beautifully designed plantman's garden with some outstanding blue hydrangas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

What a wonderful way to pass the time visiting these lovely gardens ,they are full of colour especially the Astilbes . Also the wonderful colours of the hydrangeas are worth walking up the hill for all in all well worth the visit .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Peaceful and pretty gardens with plenty of places to rest and enjoy the views. The cafe was excellent for lunch - and cake!

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beautiful gardens and ponds. Very well kept. Lots of places to stop and sit and admire the surroundings. It also has a great tea room which serves delicious lunches. A little gem of a place.

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