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Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Whipsnade, Dunstable, England
01582 872407
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Dunstable
Type: Religious Sites, Parks
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I thought it rather overrated. It's basically a nice park. You have to look really, really hard to see the shape of a cathedral in it.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

As a National Trust member I wanted to think positively of this attraction but unfortunately there isn't much to think positive about. The tree cathedral is simply a small garden that is meant to resemble the layout of a cathedral. Though if you weren't told that you really wouldn't guess. You're unlikely to spend more than 10 minutes here and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Could be nice and has potential, has some good scenery but is poorly maintained and could do with some paper maps as well as wooden ones dotted about the place.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good place to go and visit for a free afternoon out. Can take dogs out on long walks around the area

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

A beautiful area and a very cleverly positioned tree cathedral - make sure you have you have your cameras!

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Broadstone, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

If you're into your trees and plant life in general then it's worth a visit. Very pretty but not much to look at but some strategically planted trees and bushes. Use the car park to walk to dunstable Downs for a cuppa as its free to park. The road on your left as you come out of the tree cathedral... More

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AUCKLAND
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43 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

... And interesting but unexciting. Good place for a walk or picnic on a nice day. A little difficult to find. The entrance is off a crescent of houses. If you drive up to the village hall, you have missed it! IMO not really worth making a great effort unless you are into trees or looking for that quiet walk

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

I've visited the Tree Cathedral many times and always enjoy it. A perfect Church but with trees instead of walls. Maintained by the National Trust but free to visit, it's well worth popping in on your way to Whipsnade Zoo or Ashridge Forrest for some peaceful contemplation.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place to go and walk the dogs. Free car park and entry,its so peaceful just the birds singing. Great to take small children for a safe and interesting walk.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Lovely place to come for some peace and quiet. Wander around, enjoy the trees and recharge your mental batteries.

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