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The Pines Garden

Beach Road, St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DZ, England
+44 1304 851737
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Rather dissapointing

I was looking forward to visiting these gardens on the strength of the reviews I had read on Trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Well maintaioned and colourful gardens

The Pines is tucked away nearly at the bottom of a steep hill leading to "The Bay". Car parking can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dover, United Kingdom
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Beach Road, St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DZ, England
+44 1304 851737
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to visiting these gardens on the strength of the reviews I had read on Trip Advisor. However, the gardens turned out to be a real disappointment, largely due to the lack of plants compared to the number of weeds that were...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pines is tucked away nearly at the bottom of a steep hill leading to "The Bay". Car parking can be a problem at busy weeken ds but a weekday is not too bad. The journey is worth wshile as you are treaed to well...More

Thank PaulFabia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are beautiful and looked after by a very friendly and informative members of staff. A lovely walk round, a little lake . Look out for the old London house laid flat and turned into a garden . There is one of the best...More

Thank lammylad
Reviewed July 9, 2017

visited the Pines on a perfect english summers day and the experience made it even more special. The gardens are beautiful, well landscaped and with many interesting features. The tea rooms served up some of the best meals and cakes we have ever tasted and...More

Thank anthony w
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Lovely delightful discovery on the Kent coast. Small gardens to stroll around. Suggested donation to maintain grounds.

Thank American-in-LondonUK
Reviewed May 31, 2017

It is a lovely garden and is blooming with some exotic flora at this time of the year. Spend a leisurely afternoon if you have time on your hands.

3  Thank anuradha2013
Reviewed May 25, 2017

If you are in St Margarets it is worth stopping to enjoy this location with beautiful gardens. It also has a lovely tea room as well. If you are going to see the area then ensure you add this to your visit. We had a...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Great little cafe, we stopped by for a cup of tea and was about to ask if it was ok. to sit outside with our dog then we spotted the Dog welcome signs. Dogs are allowed inside. As for the Scone we had with our...More

Thank wilkie562017
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Beautiful and extensive gardens, evidently being upgraded all the time. Lovely lily pond full of tadpoles when I visited in April. Massive sculpture of Sir Winston Churchill. Admission is free but donations are requested.

1  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Quite a nice space to wander around, but nothing special. The pond area is nice and it is quite peaceful. The tea room was closed and no other people around.More

Thank Linda P
Jerome D, Guest Relations Manager at The Pines Garden, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Deal Linda, Sadly the Tea Room is closed Mondays and Tuesday between October to March. We are hoping to increase our open hours from October 2017. We'd be delighted if you would visit the garden in May onwards when it is brimming with plants and...More

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