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East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden

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Fantastic gardens

The best gardens ever visited. Mr Gray and partner should be very proud indeed in what they have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johngP4764MG
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Beautiful all year round

We moved to Bacton in January this year so we are only a couple of miles away from these beautiful... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
urchins7b
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Kings Lynn
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The garden is open from 29th March to 24th October 2015 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 1pm to 5.30pm. The gardens at East Ruston Old Vicarage are one of the most exciting surprises in the county, who would...more
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East Ruston, Norwich NR12 9HN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best gardens ever visited. Mr Gray and partner should be very proud indeed in what they have accomplished on this enormous plot over the years. There is not enough space to describe the many and various gardens and we learn more each time we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We moved to Bacton in January this year so we are only a couple of miles away from these beautiful gardens. which make it perfect for us to make full use of the season tickets our family gave us as a Christmas gift. We wondered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We have been to a great many gardens around the UK but this was the most impressive of them all. There were so many grand designs and intricate plantings that in places the garden was almost 'over the top' and left us speechless! Some of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

What an amazing place so much to see and appreciate. We visited in late summer when you would think that the garden would be going over but how wrong you are This is garden for all seasons and you can see the structure of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scowp
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Absolute dream place to visit, full of vibrant colours and designs, with a huge array of amazing garden displays, the sights and smells were a feast to ones senses.Grab a cup of tea and a slice of some amazing cakes. Highlight of our Norfolk stay.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Had wondered whether it was worth paying to get into garden, but definitely was, so much to see and such a pretty garden with a surprise around each corner. Such a lovely cafe too, really tasteful with lots of tasty cakes and friendly staff

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Alan met the group of 25 guests at 10am and started with a introduction and the history and background to the house and Gardens. Refreshed after teas, coffee and biscuits the tour commenced. The Gardens are extensive and cover 32 acres and at every turn...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

As the summer of 2018 ended, we visited this magical garden. Visiting this garden is like exploring a wild old house with numerous rooms, and a delightful surprise round every corner. We shall revisit. We’re only about an hour from the garden and I have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I love to go to east Ruston old vicarage gardens every couple of years. It does take a fews hours to walk around. They have plants for sale which I brought a few. We went to tea room for are dinner, the food was really...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 631allyc
Reviewed September 21, 2018

As always there is something different to see. Lovely vistas. The planting never ceases to amaze and inspire. Love this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sally T
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Bluehindycat | Reviewed this property |
Whilst there are some uneven gravel paths and a few steps, I would think your mum would be able to navigate the garden with no issues.
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margaret w
February 8, 2018|
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Response from EastRustonOldVic | Property representative |
Hello, we have snowdrops in the garden but we are not open until 3rd March.
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Lisa F
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Sarah V |
hi, please give me a ring on 01692 650432 and I can help you.
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