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its worth a visit for all ages. you eill enjoy the gardens and the centre plenty to see and do... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2012
jodenstu
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staffordsire
Good selection, but a bit pricy

The food choice here is excellent - everything from full roast dinners to panninis and salads... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2012
Emily J
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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The Trentham Estate is home to the award-winning Trentham Gardens featuring The Italian Garden by Tom Stuart-Smith, and the Floral Labyrinth and Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf and vast wildflower and woodland meadow plantings by Nigel Dunnett. A...more
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

its worth a visit for all ages. you eill enjoy the gardens and the centre plenty to see and do, quite a large place.

1  Thank jodenstu
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Thanks for your review and high rating - we appreciate your custom and your feedback.

Reviewed November 3, 2012

Thank you Trentham Gardens for my HOUR AND A HALF WAIT after what i can only describe as a disgusting waste of money for a firework display. The only entertainment was a massive bonfire, 2 kids rides, fire entertainers and overpriced food/drink. partner and me...More

1  Thank CupClaire
TrenthamEstate, Event Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for your feedback, and apologies that you did not enjoy the event. With regards to the drinks prices, we will pass these on to the caterers who were at the event - the catering units were all owned and managed by separate companies,...More

Reviewed November 3, 2012

The fireworks night, totally overpriced and poor compared to other local events. You expect a massive almighty finale and nothing the only massive finale was the car park fiasco. stuck 1.5 hours not even move 1m, the other carpark was emptied first leaving the main...More

Thank Mole89
TrenthamEstate, Event Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for your feedback, and apologies that you did not enjoy the event. With regards to the fireworks finale - I'm afraid there was a technical difficulty with the fireworks and so the last few fireworks were unable to fire - a very big...More

Reviewed November 2, 2012

Am just home from an evening watching a fireworks display at Trentham Gardens. I should have been home over an hour ago had it not been for the shocking lack of planning and coordination in directing traffic away out of the car parks. No one...More

1  Thank sarahyoung2007
TrenthamEstate, Event Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for your feedback, and apologies that the car parking negatively impacted on your evening. As with any other large event, when over 5,000 people are leaving the estate at the same time, it is inevitable that there will be queues. The car parking...More

Reviewed November 2, 2012

We are currently sat in the car park trying to leave after the fireworks display, and have been stationary for over an hour!! There is no one in charge of directing traffic, and it's so bad that apparently the police have been called to sort...More

1  Thank Claire_Greenhalgh
TrenthamEstate, Event Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for your feedback, and apologies that the car parking at the end of the event negatively impacted on your experience. As with any other large event, when over 5,000 visitors are leaving the estate at the same time, it is inevitable that there...More

Reviewed October 31, 2012

The food choice here is excellent - everything from full roast dinners to panninis and salads. Theres an array of puddings and cakes and the restaurants are very well decoraed, spacious and clean. The food is slightly overpriced and the member of staff that served...More

Thank Emily J
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Thanks for your review, and apologies that the member of staff was a bit miserable that day. Glad to hear you still felt we were worth a visit, and we hope you'll come back and give us another chance to be cheerful!

Reviewed October 29, 2012

Apart from the general run down appearance, this place has deteriorated in recent years and the new management don't seem to be working at putting it right. The "Big" names are there now instead of the small mixed independants but that just makes this like...More

3  Thank Forshaw7
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Sorry that you felt the shopping village is not well-maintained. The log cabins were chosen due to their eco-friendliness and are designed to weather into the natural environment. We were Highly Commended by Visit England in the Best Large Visitor Attraction category this year, and...More

Reviewed October 25, 2012

Yes, Trentham Gardens is our oasis in the Potteries. We live fairly locally so go quite often and we do have an annual pass which is great value, more especially I suppose for local folk. What can I say, everything about the Trentham Estate is...More

1  Thank CazW799
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

It was lovely to see your pictures and read your review - thanks so much for being a much-valued Annual Ticket holder and for sharing your visit experiences with other travellers. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed October 25, 2012

beautiful grounds but expensive to take the whole family especially if you only want to go for a couple of hours walk. you have to make it a whole day to feel you have get value for money. Also attended Abba Tribute in the summer,...More

Thank Stafford123456
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Thanks for your review - we offer great value family tickets for one adult and up to 3 children, and for 2 adults and up to 3 children. You may wish to check out our offers on the "Best Value Visits" page on our website...More

Reviewed October 24, 2012

great for browsing in the shops at a care free pace. good selection of shops and the setting is lovely.

Thank valiantsStokeOnTrent
TrenthamEstate, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Thanks for your top rating and review - it's nice to hear you enjoyed a relaxing visit.

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Response from benadamson18 | Reviewed this property |
Excellent wheelchair access all over Trentham. There are a few inclines around the lake but all even paths.
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Response from twodrifters362 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - two very good restaurants inside the main building offering a wide choice and good quality - the main building is close to car parking although you may have to park further away
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