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Small attraction that is only open on Mondays.

There are 2 house tours a day, and you don't need to pre-book. The tours are 1:30 and 3.00pm. The... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2019
Epsom, United Kingdom
Garden visit only : lovely with great owners

We had a private visit round the gardens as part of our local garden club trip. The owners are a... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

There are 2 house tours a day, and you don't need to pre-book. The tours are 1:30 and 3.00pm. The cost if £8, or you can just visit the pretty garden for £5. We were the only 2 people on the 3pm tour and it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

In a peaceful setting with coastal views to the East, Nunwell is rich in history. Visitors should allow time for nearby Brading church, specifically the funerary monuments to the Oglander builders of Nunwell. Understandably perhaps, our volunteer guide's knowledge seemed limited to cue cards. Charles...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We had a private visit round the gardens as part of our local garden club trip. The owners are a lovely couple: the lady makes all the cakes that are served with the teas and coffees, and the cakes are as light as a cloud...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Our local garden group visited the garden only privately recently. We were made most welcome by the owners who were available all the time to answer any questions we had about the planting. A large garden with roses and herbaceous borders full of a variety...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

History comes to life with a guided tour of the house and a walk around the gardens. The family are very hospitable and take great care in welcoming people to their home. The carefully constructed tour steps back into time starting with the Edwardian era...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Darryl T
Reviewed July 8, 2018

A bit of a hidden gem tucked away a short drive from Brading. We decided on the guided tour as well as the garden entry. The gardens are lovely, especially the rose beds which were full of beautiful scent on a hot sunny afternoon. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nick_Taunton
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We walked from Brading to the house which was lovely, the owner greeted us and was friendly, we had about 20 mins to wait for our tour and had a look around the gardens. The tour itself was very informative and interesting as the house...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tanya-Glen
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The gardens around the house comprise new and old - new herbaceous and mixed borders set in a garden with fine mature trees. The Hoheria sexstylosa was covered in snow white flowers; quite an amazing sight. Billowing plants and roses complemented the side garden, which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

There are not many family homes with such a well documented history which are still lived in by the current owners. The guided tour will give a great insight into the history of the house and gardens. Try to go on a sunny day when...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank cqsj1014
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Nunwell House and gardens is only open on a monday and tuesday and we were only on the island for a few days and happened to see it advertised so we went. We love gardens and there is something extra special about somewhere that it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank barry m
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