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We were highly recommended by friends to visit. Found the house is now closed to visitors but for... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Janine328
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Brisbane, Australia
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Disappointing gardens but loved the church

Not a good start. It wasn't clear where we should go to pay or even to enter the gardens. There was... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
amanda_salter
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Aug 24, 2017
“Disappointed”
Jul 22, 2017
“Disappointing gardens but loved the church”
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Stunning Cotswold manor house set in its own private valley. House dates to the 1400s but the site has been inhabited for over 1000 years. Magical hanging gardens open to the public: they slope gently from the church down to the brook at the bottom...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Owlpen, Uley, Dursley GL115BZ, England
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+44 1453 860261
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I just did walk by of Manor House from accross the fields opposite and it is a stunning setting with the church in the background. Only, 15 minutes from Uley

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing. Tiny and un-notable gardens which can be seen in 10 minutes. Not worth £5 for a couple let alone per person. Nice location and the house looks attractive but you cannot see inside it. Church was worth seeing but not for a charge....More

2  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We were highly recommended by friends to visit. Found the house is now closed to visitors but for 10 pound each we were able to walk in the garden and the church. The garden was beautiful and the church is certainly a little gem. Very...More

2  Thank Janine328
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

A lovely house - from the outside, beautiful church and grounds But not worth the £5 entrance fee 😫 Just to see the rather limited gardens - could have seen the whole place from a public footpath No obvious toilets

1  Thank Liz K
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I was on a course here for three days and was struck by the beauty and tranquil nature of the venue. We were based in Grist Mill and the Cyder House, both of which had charm and character.

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Not a good start. It wasn't clear where we should go to pay or even to enter the gardens. There was a distinct lack of signs/maps. We decided to follow our noses and started near the house having heaved open a heavy gate. Health and...More

1  Thank amanda_salter
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We had read much about these gardens, but on arrival were extremely disappointed with them. There was little in the way of flowers to see, which was odd given that we were there during spring. There was a walk around a boggy field, during which...More

2  Thank TheOldMacs
OwlpenManorEstate, Manager at Owlpen Manor House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

We are sorry that TheOldMacs was not entirely satisfied with their visit to Owlpen, and cannot help but worry that they may have gone to the wrong place, as the description above does not bear a relation to any other descriptions of the Owlpen valley....More

Reviewed April 7, 2017

Step back in time at historic Owlpen Manor yet enjoy the finest dining of today. Every choice is a top choice - just know after this experience you will find other choices cannot reach the gastronomic bar raised by the finest travel choice in not...More

2  Thank Jill G
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