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East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden

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Stunning gardens.

Absolute dream place to visit, full of vibrant colours and designs, with a huge array of amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tony b

Had wondered whether it was worth paying to get into garden, but definitely was, so much to see and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle D
Matlock, United Kingdom
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“cakes”(91 reviews)
“every corner”(53 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

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.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Patsie1888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Ally c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank Holly J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The garden has been on our must see list for some time, despite windy weather we were not disappointed. Amazing skills and imagination, not to mention Herculean efforts, have contributed to turning what must have been a bland flat area of farmland in to the...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside and the small entrance that you go through we thought that this would not take too long to go around. Two later, without stopping for a tea break we completed the garden areas. At that point we need the tea break. Many...More

Thank TrevorR15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens were beautiful even though the high season had just passed. There are so many added features among the flowers and a lovely tea room too. I am so happy we found this place!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Despite it being a wet day these gardens were fantastic. Every twist and turn found a surprise area and some of the most lovely plants and excellent topiary. Lovely cafe too and very friendly staff. A must if you are in this area.

Thank AST203
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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.