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Cascades Gardens

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful gardens

Superb gardens and friendly, helpful staff. I had been to Bonsall many times in the past and didn't... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
So peaceful

Beautiful gardens with a well thought out route to follow. Loved the layout and use of water. So... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2019
Janet P
Bromley, United Kingdom
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Cascades Gardens is a beautiful and interesting garden to visit in Derbyshire, in the historic village of Bonsall near Matlock. Ideal for garden enthusiasts, plantsmen and for those who just want to relax in the beautiful natural surroundings and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Clatterway, Bonsall, Matlock DE4 2AH, England
+44 1629 822813
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Superb gardens and friendly, helpful staff. I had been to Bonsall many times in the past and didn't know about these wonderful gardens, a lovely gem of a place

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank jackiewatts1
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Beautiful gardens with a well thought out route to follow. Loved the layout and use of water. So much hard work has gone into making this garden both a pleasure for the eye and the mind.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Janet P
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Welcomed by owner and his little girl! We spent time following the printed guide, sitting on seats to admire the views and chatting to other visitors. Wish we'd had a torch to go further into the mine but it was worth a look! It was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank cbftiger
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Set in the wonderful village of Bonsall Cascades Garden is a magnificent place to rest and relax in breathtaking scenery. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Mick C
Reviewed June 22, 2019

Beautiful garden brilliant lay out, tranquil setting, lots of interest from a cliff top view to a mine , Alan Clements is really passionate about his garden , had a beautiful cake and cuppa which was very reasonably priced , good quality and reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank jenroney
Reviewed June 22, 2019

We were staying in the area and found this by accident but i must say it is a hidden gem and worth a visit,well laid out and if you follow the guide you get to see it all it even has a mine shaft and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank James R
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Beautiful & unusual planting, making interesting viewpoints in a relatively small space.Very peaceful & thought provoking, AND selection of plants available to buy.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Lovely personal garden set within a valley. Lovely planting, design based in Zen ideals. Just sitting and quietly letting the atmosphere seep in is very restful and refreshing.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Well this garden is special in lots of ways Firstly you might get to meet the owner and designer and hear first hand it’s history. Secondly, the garden has named and numbered benches so you don’t miss a thing Thirdly you can have a laminate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank happejo
Reviewed May 19, 2019

My husband isn't into gardening but even he could appreciate the time and care this garden has taken. We loved all the seats each with a different view - all of the people there were couples so seating for two wasn't a problem. The gardens...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank flowerlady64
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June 13, 2019|
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Response from AlanC149 | Property representative |
We are open everyday, no booking required
March 28, 2019|
Response from alesiastarwhite | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome on a lead please
March 19, 2016|
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Response from alesiastarwhite | Property representative |
In 2019, the garden is open from 1 March till end of September, 10am till 5pm, last entry 4pm. See the garden's website for up to date information.