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Eric Young Orchid Foundation

Victoria Village, Trinity JE3 5HH
+44 1534 861 963
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Ranked #3 of 5 Attractions in Trinity
Type: Gardens, Educational Sites
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141 reviews 141 reviews
15 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Extremely disappointing. Whilst some of the orchids are beautiful you can walk around this place in minutes and not even have somewhere decent to enjoy a coffee. Instead coffee is served from self service flasks and money collected in a basket. At least have a decent coffee shop.

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The site is dedicated to orchids and has a good indoor display. The visitor gets a leaflet about the different types of orchids. As a non-specialist, I found it quite difficult to tie the signs in with the relevant plants. They are very attractive but I found a short visit was all I required. The site is a short walk... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Lots of orchids of every colour and shape. Some of them very alien looking. If you like orchids this is the place to go. It is not open every day.

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Horley, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you like orchids you will love this, when we visited most of the orchids were in flower and were a delight to see, we have taken some wonderful photo's which we intend to print off, whilst we were there we could purchase a cup of coffee and we also bought a lovely illustrated brochure, well worth a visit.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

thought the displays were brilliant, and such a wide variety of species also the chance to buy such beautiful specimens at such reasonable prices

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you like plants and orchids you will love this place. Collection built up over many years by Eric Young & now maintained as an attraction with his name. The main covered display area aims to maintain a constant display of orchids by moving plants from its other glasshouses as needed, producing a very professional display, the envy of many... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Whilst on holiday we visited this attraction. We were let in for no charge as me and my wife were there as part of holidays for heroes. My wife loves orchids so she loved the orchid foundation as we had them for our wedding flowers. It isn't a huge attraction but it is thoroughly interesting and if you are into... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful displays of stunningly beautiful orchids in a natural setting, Not very big, and it doesn't take long to see it all, but well worth a visit. Contrary to the comments of other visitors, we found the place quite easily as it is well signposted from most directions. You can get a cup of tea or coffee here, too. Nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What an amazing collection of Orchids. Some I didn't even know about. Displays changed every 6 weeks. On the Jersey Pass list or £4.50 adult £1.50 child 10-4 wed to sat. Wear light clothing as it can be very warm in here.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

While in Jersey in July 2014, we were encouraged to visit the Foundation, and it was a great choice. I have several orchids myself, and they are by far my favourite houseplant. But the display that we were so honored to be able to walk through, was spectacular!! What a lovely place. We learned so very much about Orchids and... More

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