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Marwood Hill Gardens

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Beautiful gardens, fabulous tearoom

A beautiful garden in a valley . A peaceful place .The tearoom was lovely. Staff were really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beauty hidden in a valley

We drove there for the afternoon and discovered the most beautiful and peaceful garden, with lakes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
England, United Kingdom
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Marwood Hill Garden, Garden Tea Room and Plant Nursery Welcome to this very special private garden tucked secretly away in a Devon valley. Covering some 20 acres, with three beautiful lakes, this tranquil garden will provide a day of both...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Marwood EX31 4EA, England
+44 1271 342528
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful garden in a valley . A peaceful place .The tearoom was lovely. Staff were really friendly and helpful. We had soup which was home made and absolutely delicious. We then had coffee and cakes. There was a huge choice and we were not...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove there for the afternoon and discovered the most beautiful and peaceful garden, with lakes and many aspects. We especially loved the "family" sculptures, which reminded us very much of the Singapore Botanical Gardens. We only walked around the lakes and then back up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most rewarding experience in a delightful natural garden. The peace and tranquillity with birdsong and the sounds of water make this a very special place - one could be miles away from the cares of the world and I fully recommend it. For bodily...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kathleen J R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens were recommended to us and as the grandparents in our family group love gardens we treated them to a visit. They both enjoyed it and there was a bench for one with limited mobility where they could enjoy the view. The teenagers liked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LynC131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a while since I last visited the gardens, it was so peaceful walking around the lakes with the sun shining all around. Not a walk for anyone who doesn't like hills/slopes. Tea room is definitely worth going in for the speciality cream teas.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank H2048FGkevinb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go here about once a year and its never a let down. The gardens are fabulous and the tea room serves amazing cakes and light lunches with amazing views! Everyone is incredibly pleasant and helpful and the plants and trees are all labelled. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jgghgg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular visitor to the gardens, they are superb throughout the seasons. The tea room is a gem. Today I had one of the lovingly home made cheese scones. As a bit of a cheese scone connoisseur I have to say that today’s scone...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Beautiful gardens & lakes with lovely Astilbes. Serene walks. It was a lovely day so everywhere looked so pretty. Dogs are allowed on leads. Very pleasant walk round

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ANNE_MAC2202
Reviewed July 28, 2019

These gardens really are a hidden gem and well worth a visit if staying in North Devon. You can easily spend a morning or afternoon wandering the well tended gardens, include a visit to the tea room as well. I would recommend a warm ginger...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We've lived in Devon or nearly a decade, but I am ashamed to say this was our first visit to Marwood. A beautiful summer's day and the gardens were indeed looking absolutely glorious. Amazing astilbe collection around the lakes and spectacular hydrangeas on the slopes...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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March 31, 2018|
Response from visitor2019a |
2018 Opening times for the Garden, Plant Sales and Garden Open Daily from 11th March to 30th September Tea Room 10.00am - 4.30pm. Gardens 10.00am - 5.00pm. Plant Nursery & Sales 11.00am - 4.30pm.
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