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Gnome Reserve

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Address: Nr Holsworthy, Holsworthy EX22 7XE, England
Phone Number: 01409 241435
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Have not laughed so much in years

Great place to just wonder round being a kid again with hats on, photos are a must as it tea and cake

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
633rach
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to just wonder round being a kid again with hats on, photos are a must as it tea and cake

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Thank 633rach
Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First took our kids here when they were at primary school. Daughter now returning with us and her husband. It is still just as wacky. A great couple of hours in fantasy land.

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Thank David H
Romford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit, though we had passed it on several occasions. Firstly, visitors are encouraged to don a gnome's hat which automatically puts a smile on your face. On your journey through the woods (where they live) you are drawn into a wonderland with surprises around every corner

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1 Thank Patricia H
Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

good giggle, can be a more intimate visit with just your child or in larger group if you want more of a laugh, don't forget to put on your Gnome hat when you arrive! Spend time trying to find all the hidden treasures taking pictures along the way and admire all the hard work that has gone into making this... More 

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Thank busterone2014
Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

When I first heard about the gnome reserve I thought it was a joke about the strange attractions you can find in the West Country. Imagine my delight when we finally visited and I realised that the gnome reserve is deadly serious. This place will live in your memory forever in the best possible way - it is unbelievably gnomey.... More 

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Thank Katealeen
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Just keep following the Gnome signs you'll get there in the end and its worth it. Spent a couple of enjoyable hours here, first of all marvelling at the thousands of gnomes in various settings such as the Olympics and Space Centre. Make sure you wear your gnome hat so you don't scare them!!! Once you are gnomed-out there is... More 

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Thank thehorns04
Hertford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited here in October half term, it cost £14 for a family of four. This includes the chance to adorn your very own gnome hat as you explore. The site is actually quite small so didn't take us long to walk around the Gnome Reserve which is actually a small woodland copse with a designated route for you to... More 

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Thank simon k
Hampton Hill, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I've been to the gnome reserve several times since childhood and still love going at the age of fifty. It puts a big smile on my face every time and I am always impressed with the new developments that occur between each of my trips down to Devon. Since my last visit the gnomes have now built their own airport... More 

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Thank Alison B
Donisthorpe
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Went here on a rainy day to try something different. Kids loved the gnomes all set out in different scenarios and putting on the hats. After we completed the gnome section we did the nature trail. Good relaxing fun for a couple hours

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Thank BigCol_10
Rochester, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Love this place, it hasn't really changed in the twenty years ive been going. Love the people, the little cheeky bits and the whole atmosphere. Kids will love it and will never forget this place in a hurry.

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