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Beautiful grounds

We spent most of our Sunday here, exploring the grounds by following the Peter Rabbit Trail and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lavania1407
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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An interesting collection in lovely surroundings

This small arboretum has a number of interesting trees well documented with species specific... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick H
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Studley, United Kingdom
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These beautiful historic gardens and arboretum dating back to the late 1700's are surrounded by over 1600 acres of countryside within the picturesque village of Upper Arley beside the river Severn. In addition to providing wonderful walks through...more
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A442, Upper Arley DY12 1XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent most of our Sunday here, exploring the grounds by following the Peter Rabbit Trail and then the goblin trail as they slightly overlapped. This was expertly staged to amuse the children as we explored the grounds. Delighted with the views of the Severn...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small arboretum has a number of interesting trees well documented with species specific information and also several formal gardens. There a number of trails and attractions laid out for youngsters and dogs are allowed within the grounds. The terrain is mainly flat being on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Nick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting but for somewhere that is supposed to promote being outdoors, we were disappointed at the complete lack of facilities to park bikes. We had to use the main sign on the car park. Not promoting being environmentally friendly.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know this place was here!!!! Great wonderful, lovely walk around the different plots of plants, trees and wildlife, the grounds are extensive and a fair bit to see for a couple of hours finishing in the tea room , the staff very pleasant and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Arley Arboretum today with my husband and our dog. It was a beautiful day and the place is dog friendly. It was however very disappointing as an arboretum as there were not many specimens, the Maintainance was poor and many trees lacked a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hade a good visit with Grandkids on the Easter Trail, finding clues & putting stickers in the book. Lovely palce for adults too, enjoyed the Italian water gardens & great views over the valley, were we saw the Severn Valley Railway steaming past on a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nigd872
Reviewed April 12, 2019

We visited today with our dog and had a glorious walk round the Arboretum. They had laid out a children's trail ready for Easter and we decided to try and follow the signs. What amazing things to find. Goblins Village, Jemima Puddleduck by the woodpile...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Discovered this beautiful place today. Despite being cold and wet my dogs and I had a lovely walk around. It's a place that will look good at any time of the year I guess. Camellias and magnolias were stunning today and lots of daffodils still...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jan M
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

After a lovely walk we stopped off at the cafe. Waited in a SHORT queue for 30 mins. Plenty of young staff milling about without obviously a clue how to move things along. Please someone do some training for these girls and get some organization...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KCCM288
Reviewed March 30, 2019

We spent most of the day here and loved every moment. I can honestly say I have never seen such camellias or magnolias as we saw today.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Daniel H
February 23, 2019|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
The vast majority of it is but there are some side tracks which I wouldn't recommend.Hope you enjoy it.
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Anne T
September 15, 2018|
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Response from SKBrizzles | Reviewed this property |
We pushed 2 pushchairs around - on the paths and the grass and had no problems whatsoever.
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Helen C
June 3, 2018|
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Response from paul t | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a plant sales area selling some plants from gardens.at a range of prices. not large.
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