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The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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These gardens go way beyond expectations. Simply beautiful. Visitors are treated extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Funchal, Portugal
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A well curated tour

It is definitely worthwhile taking the trouble to visit the Prince of Wales’ garden at Highgrove... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Highgrove is the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Its organic gardens are open to the public for guided tours between April and October each year. Tickets must be booked in advance.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Highgrove Estate | Parking: what3words ///fries.nicely.alcove, Tetbury GL8 0AY, England
+44 303 123 7310
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These gardens go way beyond expectations. Simply beautiful. Visitors are treated extremely courteously from the first security check. After the informative guided tour around the gardens there’s a lovely tea room where once again you are looked after as if you were a guest. If...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Wildwood2
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is definitely worthwhile taking the trouble to visit the Prince of Wales’ garden at Highgrove. Well informed tour guides help make the experience both interesting. An insight into the more domestic side of the future monarch.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Numbers are limited and security, understandably tight. However, the effort to book and organise the visit is repaid many fold by a chance to sample the taste and passion of one of our key Royals. The house and gardens are on a different scale than...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Dubai_lady_uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was at least our fifth visit to wonderful Highgrove and every time there is always something new to discover and all led by a great happy team with customer service in mind. This time we joined the Adam Frost talk and what a total...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank lesgirls2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a day out through my wife's gardening magazine, what a great day. Welcomed by very friendly staff and a great cup of coffee. Alan Titmarsh gave a humorous talk,followed by a glass of bubbly and nice two course lunch. The highlight were the gardens....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jgw12019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day, absolutely loved the willow course, which was very interactive with a great tutor, an amazing lunch, and then a lovely guided tour of the gardens. To top it off my 2 willow plant climber that I made look fab in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JNWin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute you enter the Estate the "wow!" factor is there - the staff as mentioned in so many reviews are so lovely and seem to take a pride in their work, they are polite and friendly. It is such an honour to be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank SuzonB64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little disappointed as we were told that on this afternoon we would be able to take photographs in the garden. However this was changed. We did get a part refund but still disappointing. Attended a good talk by Jason Ingram and enjoyed a lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Jacquelinedavis110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful afternoon. Very informative talk by Christine on how to plant your garden for wildlife. Followed by a tour of HRH's gardens and a delicious champagne tea. Well worth it and will book again for the summer. John & Lorna Stevens, Greensleeves B &...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 803John
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No name on the wall. Book in advance. Be met by charming careful security and hosts. Led round by such a charming knowledgeable guide. The garden? It lives like no other. Highly personal to charles and clearly also much loved by its gardeners. A fascinating...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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HighgroveGardens, Manager at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear RobertMK1730UZ, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is really important to us. We are pleased to hear that your visit to Highgrove was positive and look forward to you visiting us again soon. Kind regards, The Customer Services...More

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April 4, 2019|
Response from UKAdmiral | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Highgrove web page for the answer to your question. I always stay at the Hare and Hounds Hotel whenever I visit the gardens, as it is only 2 minutes up the road in Westonbirt.
December 16, 2018|
Response from G191ERpaulm | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the actual website the details will be there for all the visits in 2019. They have garden visits and guided tour visits with specially chosen experts to give detailed explanations of the gardens.
Phil O
September 15, 2018|
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Response from JonH69 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. Didn’t see any dogs there