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Barley Wood Walled Garden

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Address: Long Lane, Wrington BS40 5SA, England
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Very disappointed not now doing Breakfast. This used to be a wonderful experience when in the West Country, thoroughly enjoyed the views and the shop.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed not now doing Breakfast. This used to be a wonderful experience when in the West Country, thoroughly enjoyed the views and the shop.

Thank ireneeaston
Bath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is a well laid out vegetable garden in a lovely setting with views of the Mendips and the woods below. It was a miserable day and we'd have liked to have seen the Autumn trees in the sunshine but it was still worth visiting. We had tea in the cafe, this was disappointing - no dairy free cake options... More 

Thank Janet S
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7 reviews
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Walked here from Hotel whilst my husband was working. Nice trip out by foot from Holiday Inn, Bristol Airport. First part of walk on main road with no foot path. After that all safe. Interesting garden, cafe/ tearoom on site I did not use this. Toilets available and in good state. Lovely views and good way to spend couple of... More 

Thank BusyladyHolton
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Visited to see the gardens on a perfect summer's day and the beautifully kept flower borders and the Mendip views made it very special, with a serene atmosphere. We had cold drinks in the bar first and asked if they could let us have a table for a light lunch because we hadn't booked ahead. This was no problem and... More 

Thank Carol H
Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Went to see this garden in August 2016 and found it utterly lovely. The vegetable garden was very impressive and the head gardener was very informative when we questioned him. We did not eat in the restaurant but peered in through the door and liked what we saw.

Thank Michele C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Impromptu lunch for two people. We chose a starter and a pudding each. The cucumber ribbon starter, whilst beautiful to look at, was very meanly portioned and lacking in flavour. The Welsh rarebit and Somerset Affogato were good. The setting and views were fantastic. The staff are incredibly pompous, superior, stuffy and joyless. The menu descriptions are pretentious and laughably... More 

Thank annedec21
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696 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016

There are several separate venues here. There is the Barley Wood Walled Garden which is free to enter and is a reasonably small but pretty walled garden. There are also a few artist studios with some of their work for sale. Finally there is The Ethicurean which is a restaurant which uses local produce to make fine dining meals. Several... More 

Thank LAW64
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2016

On a lovely day, what a fantastic place to visit, look around the lovely garden, admire the stunning views and have lunch! We had a perfect weather day, decided to sit outside on the lovely terrace to have lunch. However, we were very disappointed. Perhaps some research before hand would have stopped us being disappointed with The Ethicurean cafe/restaurant. You... More 

Thank skaterboy
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting and seeing where produce are grown ! Lovely on a sunny day. Good start to a Sunday lunch. Cider orchard, pottery club and artists studio and interesting round building, unsure what used for, maybe could do with a sign ? On way out can buy greenery you have eaten during lunch.

Thank MarisaWalsh
Somerset, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely views very peaceful. Closed Mondays. Free to look around fruit and veg for sell in the little hut. Art studios are nice to wonder round. Cafe nice with lots of outside tables only had drinks an apple juice and coffee which was expensive but I think it is pressed from there own apples. Boys love looking around and playing... More 

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