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Whatton House

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Great, medium sized country house garden

Pleasantly surprised. The house isn't open except for special events, but the gardens are open from... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2019
Julie P
United Kingdom
Old fashioned hall, very run down

Would never visit here by choice, but went to a wedding. The grounds are large, mainly lawned, the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Open gardens, group visits, plant nursery, coffee shop (in planning), wedding venue. Come and enjoy the tranquil surroundings at your leisure we look forward to welcoming you!
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| Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5BG, England
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

Pleasantly surprised. The house isn't open except for special events, but the gardens are open from March - October. They're bigger than I expected and have a range of trees and flowers for all seasons. We'd just missed the daffodils, which must have been magnificent,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Julie P
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Would never visit here by choice, but went to a wedding. The grounds are large, mainly lawned, the house very dull, run down and even worse inside

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place with no entry fee. Great for a day out with a picnic. Parking from £3 and just £5 for the whole day. Full guided tour at £5 per person was well worth it. Low at least an hour for the tour and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SueandTonyd
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Lovely garden with magnificent long border and fabulous views over the countryside. Small nursery with some great bargains

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I read some good reviews on whatton house so thought we'd have a look on a nice sunny day, but I was little disappointed, it's very run down, it's such a shame the Chinese garden could be spectacular as to could the pond area, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank greentop56
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, slightly wild gardens Very quiet Areas of the grounds left to develop with minimal intervention

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caterpillar1001
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I went for a walk here today and thoroughly enjoyed myself. There were lots of little areas that were hidden away where you could sit on a bench and just relax. Lots of bees as they have so many beautiful flowers. I love bees so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bushhogt
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited today, we live locally but have never visited before and wanted somewhere to have a stroll in the sun. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the gardens and all the small areas you could experience without huge crowds....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lindsay8376
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Just north of Loughborough we found this delightful garden. It was the Spring so there were bulbs and primroses out plus early blossom. It was too early in the year for the tea room to be open which was a shame. We loved the different...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Love a stroll around the garden in the summertime to see the borders. Lots of different area's to explore.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Adele J
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April 19, 2019|
Response from Navigator10207188453 |
Hi there The tea room this summer is only open for group bookings due to staff shortages and the exciting plans we have afoot to open a brand new purpose built cafe for all our customers every day not just Sunday’s! We very... More
Sue M
January 29, 2018|
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Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed!
September 3, 2017|
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A6 from Loughborough