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East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden

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Always something new to see

We had our first walk of 2019 around the gardens last Sunday. We enjoyed looking at the recent... read more

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Sally W
Forget Babylon

We've been meaning to visit here for nearly 20 years and when Mrs T suggested we could combine it... read more

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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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
East Ruston, Norwich NR12 9HN, England
+44 1692 650432
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Reviewed today

We had our first walk of 2019 around the gardens last Sunday. We enjoyed looking at the recent developments and spring flowers on show. The hyacinths are particularly pretty/sweet smelling. We shall be back soon as we now have season tickets.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been meaning to visit here for nearly 20 years and when Mrs T suggested we could combine it with another local visit I rather churlishly said there would be little point at this time of year. As usual, Mrs T prevailed and equally predictably...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a stunning gardens! We have been twice now and will most likely visit again this year. We always try to go in June, to get the maximum out of this stunning place. A lot of gardens would maybe be half a day, but you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KatieSmithExplores
Reviewed January 21, 2019

A fantastic place to visit as it always provides such wonderful experiences for visitors and you can spend as much times as you like wandering around the various themed garden areas.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ian d
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This place is such a gem of a find, privately owned gardens hosting both traditional and unusual species. Tranquil walks and hidden gardens along with spectacular viewing points of both the church and the lighthouse via living frames. The cafe serves delicious food (try the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

What a great and extraordinary place. The owners have created this wonderful menagerie of gardens and it is an absolute joy to visit. In some ways I don't want to recommend it because I don't want it to become spoilt by too many visitors. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brendan J
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Its huge and was only started a couple of decades ago which is amazing when the size of the trees is considered. The proprietors are very friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 404alastairw
Reviewed December 1, 2018

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
1  Thank johngP4764MG
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
Thank urchins7b
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
Thank John B
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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.
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.
Lisa F
December 10, 2017|
Response from Sarah V |
hi, please give me a ring on 01692 650432 and I can help you.