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The Rock Gardens Caves & Nursery

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Passing time

A nice pleasant walk around the well kept gardens , thought we would stop as driven past it many... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
percyNewtonAbbot
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newton abbot
A lovely little cafe

I can only comment on the cafe as we didn't have time to visit the gardens and caves. First... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Mike E
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible34%
Jul 15, 2017
“day visit”
Jan 8, 2017
“Passing time”
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Rock Nursery Station Hill, Dartmoor National Park, Chudleigh, England
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

We went to visit on our holiday in july and found it closed and the nursery derelict . However we continued to Canonteign falls and it was beautiful .

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mistyjill8
Reviewed January 8, 2017

A nice pleasant walk around the well kept gardens , thought we would stop as driven past it many times , also a small nursery there , worth a look

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank percyNewtonAbbot
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place no longer in operation it's a shame where there is no sign to say it's closed so we all had a good look round thats 4 of us and a dog there was signs for caves and waterfull all dryed up and run...More

Date of experience: July 2016
7  Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not much to see. Very amateur. Frankly dangerous in some places, amazed at the steep uneven steps and no handrails. Tea was poor.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank L440ILdavidf
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Been before knew what to expect and wanted my mum of 72 to experience the amazing food in the great little cafe. The lovely lady was there again, wish I asked her name, next time ;-) We arrived 20 minutes before she was due to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

I can only comment on the cafe as we didn't have time to visit the gardens and caves. First impressions are that the site is run down, as the nursery is now shut, but the cafe is clean and cosy inside and there is also...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mike E
Reviewed August 30, 2015

We called withour grandchidren and it is a magical place with the limestone rocks and the caves. It has so much potential just needs someone attention and money spending on it to improve paths and the gardens. The children thought it was great to explore...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank pburgess2016
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy gojng to caves and being outside as a family, so this place ticked all the boxes. I can kind of see why some people may mark the place down on first impressions, but once inside it's a pretty Fantastic place. It was cheap...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank CS30
Reviewed August 10, 2015

don't bother.looked abandoned.nothing there to see just run down unattended garden tatty looking café that was closed apparently opens at the weekends only.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank amanda m
Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The reason I'm marking it down is that the huge UKIP billboard at the front may offend. I'm not sure it will attract any new custom, but it will certainly put others off. We won't be going again.

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