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Address: Docton Mill | Lymebridge, Hartland EX39 6EA, England
Phone Number: 01237 441369
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A nice diversion for a light lunch the gardens are interesting but nothing more the tearoom was twee and has a nice feel the food ok no worse than national trust all in. All most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
Gundamuck
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

A nice diversion for a light lunch the gardens are interesting but nothing more the tearoom was twee and has a nice feel the food ok no worse than national trust all in. All most enjoyable but i wouldnt travel too far to revisit

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Thank Gundamuck
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Very nice gardens, even in September. Planting was really interesting especially in the area by the streams - with the rose's scent lovely. You won't go hungry at the tea room - was hoping for a cream tea but couldn't fit it in after a ciabatta unfortunately.... One watch out the paths are rather slippy after rain so wear sensible... More 

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Thank thehorns04
Thame, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Tucked away in a beautiful part of Devon is this delightful tea room. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the ciabattas were delicious. The gardens were so tranquil and really nice to explore.

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Thank Karen C
Barnstaple
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Docton Mill looked lovely on the leaflet, the road leading to it was so dreadful the car rocked from side to side with the deep ditches We went on the last day Sunday October 4th.The tea room looked lovely, there were lots of people eating and had a welcoming wood burner. We looked at the menu andwhen we saw fresh... More 

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Thank Tricia G
LONDON
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Visited recently. Lovely gardens but not keen on the tea rooms which we thought were over rated. Other reviewers had given a high score but we have been to lots of nicer tea rooms and so were disappointed. However as it was in Hartland it has to have a 3 out of 5.

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Thank RUTH033
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Well worth a visit, friendly welcome, excellent café, gardens very good and interesting to walk round

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Thank Georgiesdad2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went with Family from New Zealand recently & every one thoroughly enjoyed the Cream Tea.I rate this highly, the Gardens are Lovely & a super rustic walk to the tea room.

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Thank Johndavid1960
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Where to start with this lovely place. The Cream teas were delightful, the staff was very attentive even though it was always busy which shows how popular it is. There customer care is great. We was recommended this place by friends and was so pleased they did. Everyone must visit, the scenery is idyllic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Our very large family party descended on this lovely tearoom this afternoon and we had a fabulous tea with delicious scones, jam and cream. We were given a warm welcome and very comfortably accommodated too. Highly recommended. Thank you!

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Thank Classicalfanatical
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

After reading previous reviews to say we were expecting better is an understatement. Staff extremely rude, food tasteless and overpriced. Add that to the fact it is sign posted so badly we drove past it twice before realising we had to turn up a side road. Oh and did I mention how cold it is even inside? Cold as in... More 

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