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East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden

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Inspiring and Amazing

A fantastic place to visit as it always provides such wonderful experiences for visitors and you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ian d
Downham Market, United Kingdom
Beautiful gardens

This place is such a gem of a find, privately owned gardens hosting both traditional and unusual... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Harrogate, 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
Thank John B
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
Thank tony b
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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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.