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Larmer Tree Gardens

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Address: Tollard Royal, Salisbury SP5 5PT, England
Phone Number: 01725 516 228/5
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Quirky and delightful gardens

Bright sunshine always helps when visiting gardens but this place raises the game with numerous quirky buildings dotted around the whole area which you can explore. The gardens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Fetmoore
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bright sunshine always helps when visiting gardens but this place raises the game with numerous quirky buildings dotted around the whole area which you can explore. The gardens have the full range of plants from heathers and Gunnara in the sunken pond garden to woods with little picnic areas ideal for kids to play and hide in. The lawns are... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second year, and I have only given it 4 Stars this year, as it was not quite as good as last year. I was in the Camp Rushmoor - comfy camping, and I highly recommend this camp site. The Hot showers were amazing - starting each day refreshed. The toilets were cleaned at least once a day,... More 

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manche
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Larmer Tree Festival in July takes place in these gardens; set in Cranbourne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Beauty. What a great festival. It has won awards fit the best small festival and the best toilets ! The showers and refuse/litter collection are really good too. It's also got a great choice of food caterers (vegan, vegetarian allergy, etc) and... More 

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Thank yvonne c
Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Portaloos were plentiful but dirty. We never saw them being cleaned and many had no paper. No other camping facilities in our field. Music was good but venue within the site was too small for the number of people.Had the feeling you were in a market. Loads of stalls selling expensive food and other goods. Music was good.We felt it... More 

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Thank Maggie1000640
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Wednesday evening- not allowed to take pic- nics into venue or folding chairs. Our bags were actually searched for any offending food items! Reason: too many people. Suggestion: have less people, so that those who attend can enjoy music as well as their pic nics. Take a leaf of an idea from Abbotsbury Gardens who get it right every time... More 

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Thank angieh935
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

My husband and I ended up having a protracted visit here during an afternoon. As we didn't quite know how 'big' the gardens would prove to be, we decided to have a crack at completing the fairy door hunt challenge...because we're big kids like that. Most of the directions were fine and were accompanied by photos of the doors, which... More 

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Thank Anna L
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We visited here on a clear sunny summer's day and were not disappointed, in fact surprised to find such a lovely place so far out in the country. The grounds were so well looked after without being park like. There is a fairy door trail for the children - although we enjoyed the information too. Peacocks and Macaws roam freely... More 

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Thank CruisingRose
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Lovely gardens to wander round with plenty of "garden rooms" to explore and enjoy. Several quirky buildings including a beautifully painted stage area.The peacocks wandering around are very tame and you can hand feed them if you're careful. Coffee at the cafe was nice but the cake was distinctly disappointing having been overcooked, at least the peacock enjoyed it! Staff... More 

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Thank Rockman01787
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

These gardens are on the way to Shaftesbury, about 30mins from Salisbury. They sometimes have plays and there's a yearly festival. We found this to be the perfect picturesque scenery to have an enjoyable relaxing walk. Very affordable entrance fee. Prices of cafe as expected for this kind of place - we only had coffee, good coffee and we heard... More 

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Thank Katherine P
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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visited the Lamer Tree Gardens on a beautiful, but cold day, so thought we would set ourselves up by having a light lunch first. The menu for the small cafe, was basic but ok, so we thought we would order soup. Bearing in mind it was 12.15, we were told that there was only one serving of soup left.... More 

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