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Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trails

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Address: Water Gardens The Street, King's Lynn PE33 9BP, England
Phone Number: +44 1603 712913
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Very pretty place and lovely gardens

As the title says this garden is laid out around a series of lakes and waterways. There is a wildlife hide and lots of plants of all sorts not just water lovers. There are a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says this garden is laid out around a series of lakes and waterways. There is a wildlife hide and lots of plants of all sorts not just water lovers. There are a number of well marked paths which make an interesting walk. The tearoom was simple but pleasant and there were lots of good value plants to... More 

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Cambs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended a visit here and on the way to the Norfolk coast we went. It was April so spring flowers and new growth everywhere. We loved all the little paths meandering round across bridges and with new views everywhere. The tea rooms are good too, very helpful staff and a good cake selection for my husband.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This quite a unique place to visit if you like gardens with mature trees and shrubs, ponds and wildlife. We managed a fleeting glimpse of a kingfisher! There is a nature trail, four main ponds, a natural trout stream and numerous wide grass pathways with several wooden benches if you wish to take a rest or just enjoy the scenery.... More 

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

What a delight these gardens are even in Autumn. We turned one corner and there was a lily pond and Monet's bridge. Not too much walking just for the formal gardens and there is a nature reeve and trail too if you like a good hike. Cafe with cakes tea etc. Bird hide over the river. saw Nuthatches going around... More 

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Kings Lynn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Took friends to visit this beautiful piece of 'Gods Own County'. Would be hard to beat if you are looking for a day of calm reflection. Nature at it's best...and a kingfisher flew over.

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Norfolk England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We visited here on a lovely day in July. The gardens are not enourmous but the way they are laid out makes them seem much bigger than they are. We spent nearly 4 hours here. The whole place is so peaceful and tranquil with ponds and bridges all over. There is also a lovely nature walk and a hide where... More 

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Potrsmouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

The gardens were nicely laid out with ponds and bridges around every corner. There is a pleasant nature walk and a hide where one can see Kingfishers if you are lucky. Unfortunately I was not but the visitors before me were able to get some amazing photos.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

The restored water gardens have such a feeling of peace & tranquility that you can't help to feel relaxed. The pools and streams are surrounded by mostly level pathways and connected by low bridges, so very accessible for all. The Nature trail however is a little more "off-road". If you visit the hide, you might well catch a glimpse of... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

a delightful garden .Plenty to see .Lovely plants , and delicious cakes !!! Also lovely cards for sale.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens in a most tranquil setting. Pools, bridges and summer houses together with a multitude of trees and plants all blend to make the most delightful setting to relax in. Easy walking, parking and delightful cafe too. Really is a hidden gem. Thank you.

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