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‘What a beautiful garden!’

Spent the afternoon at this beautiful garden...... I last visited 44 years ago & cannot believe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Highly recommended for a visit

Lovely gardens brilliant idea having fairy doors in the trees for the children to find. Good food... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
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Located in Minstead, Hampshire, in the heart of New Forest yet just off the end of the M27, this informal 10 acre woodland garden contains an extensive collection of rare and beautiful plants from around the world. In the spring, banks of Azaleas...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
School Lane | Lyndhurst, Minstead, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7GL, England
+44 23 8081 2464
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the afternoon at this beautiful garden...... I last visited 44 years ago & cannot believe it’s taken so long to return. My wife & I were captivated by the charm & tranquility of this fabulous area of natural beauty. The staff were delightful &...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lovely gardens brilliant idea having fairy doors in the trees for the children to find. Good food. Great cause helping disadvantaged adults to get work based experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We first went to Furzey several years ago just to see the gardens. We loved it, there is colour at some point in the gardens all through the year and often plants you do not see elsewhere. The grandchildren love it for looking for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Penny L
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Quite pricey to go to but lovely well kept place. Fairy doors in the trees were great and my three year old loved looking for tinker bell! The park area was really good the children had lots of fun playing in the little houses. Gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sab-Lilly
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great for a lovely lunch and walk in informal woodland, with a water lily filled pond. Magical for the kids exploring nature and the little hidden fairy doors. Several beautiful wooden structures to explore and a natural wood playground with a boat. A gfit shop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jo G
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place and happy to pay the entry to support the charity. We were here for about 4 hours and could well have stayed longer. Took a picnic and had a really wonderful time - we will come again!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank scook78
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Can understand what people have said about entrance and price but having a Gardeners world garden got over that. Wanted to see the Gold medal garden from Chelsea but was disappointed I know it's been hard year with the hot weather but when you're prompting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joodles1968
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Everyone had a great time walking the trails finding fairy doors and having tea and cake after shame I couldn't use my Go New Forest Card as it was a Saturday as the entrance for 6 adults and 2 children was quite steep

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Lovely visit have not been for many years and do not remember it being this good was totally amazed. Also fabulous for children. Amazingly well kept, compliments to staff and gardeners just loved it. Fantastic choice of plants and goods in shop too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ladylush33
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

First tip I’d say is to get there early, we got there just after 10am when it opened and there was only a few cars in the car park which isn’t overly big, as we were leaving about 12:30 a lot more cars and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from Martin_Joan | Reviewed this property |
Slopes down to pool, then flat with gentle slow rise behind house back to car park. I use ambulatory oxygen and needed it for the return to the car park. I would suggest that for anyone with COPD it would be difficult on the... More
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Clare Y | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the Gardens and we do request that they are on a lead. Thank you