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Scampston Walled Garden

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Scampston Hall, Malton YO17 8NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today as it was residents weekend. The weather was very chilly so had a good walk around. The last of the spring flowers are in full bloom but the rest of the garden is waking up after the winter. The site is very tidy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hazeld263
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review and feedback - we are so pleased you enjoyed a good walk despite the chilly weather! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the site on 9th April 2019 and found the car park with relative ease, however when we stepped out of the car in the carpark the ticket office was not obvious to us and we ended up walking away from the actual site...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi VonoRono, Thank you for your visit to Scampston, although we are disappointed to receive such a low review. We have a number of discounted entry opportunities to visit Scampston and will certainly review the defence discount card option, so thank you for bringing it...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Gardens are good, grounds are very good with a large area to walk round. Can take dogs in some area. Cafe is lovely. Very good for coffee cake, lunches etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dianepeter9821
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to welcome you back again this season.

Reviewed November 28, 2018

Not your traditional country pile gardens, very modern with calm areas to walk round and good ideas to adopt in your own garden without the usual perennial boarders. Excellent small plant sales with garden planning service and very friendly and accomodation good staff, well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peter c
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Hi Peter, We are so pleased you enjoyed the contemporary elements of our Walled Garden, which is as you say, unconventional in its style for a stately home! Great to hear you had a lovely experience with our plants sales and friendly staff, and we...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A beautifully kept walled garden, an absolute treat to visit. A very warm welcome on entry with a knowledgeable explanation of the grounds prior to exploring. Absolutely stunning in Autumn with the amazing colours. Really interesting and not just an hour walkabout. The toffee smelling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WesWar
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

What a wonderful review, thank you WesWar! It sounds like you had a great day out at Scampston and we are delighted to know that the children made the most of our adventure kits. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the future!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

Whether its for coffee and cake soup and a roll or a hot meal..the service is lovely and the area pleasant to sit in and enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank susan l
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you Susan for your kind five star review, we are pleased to know you have enjoyed your visits to the cafe.

Reviewed October 16, 2018

I have been to most of the properties near here that are open so it was exciting to make a day trip here to see something new. The weather was superb - allegedly the warmest October day for seven years. The gardens were perfect with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tim M
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you Tim for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time at Scampston and appreciated the autumnal colours of the Walled Garden. Unfortunately the shutters must be closed when the Hall is not open to visitors for insurance purposes and to protect...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely Piet Oudolf walled garden with a variety of settings. The cafe food was good but it shut early.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mart652
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you mart652 for your five star review of Scampston, we are so pleased you enjoyed the different elements of Piet Oudolf's design and hope to welcome you back in future.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The gardens were fabulous! The planting was really interesting & although the borders were no longer in flower, it was good to see all of the seed heads left on the plants as winter food for the birds. The Hall was closed as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Catherine T
CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you, Catherine, for your lovely feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Scampston and appreciated our approach to helping out our local habitat and wildlife by leaving the seed heads on plants. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

No excuse as the restaurant was not busy for the tables to be left so grubby. There were only eight people having meals.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your feedback Joan, we are sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your visit to the cafe. I can assure you that our tables are cleaned and checked regularly, as we strive to meet the highest standards for our customers. I...More

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Tim M
October 16, 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Unfortunately the shutters must be closed when the Hall is not open to visitors for insurance purposes and to protect the items within, such as the Gainsborough paintings and intricate fabrics, which can be damaged by... More
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Keeley D
July 31, 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Hi Keeley D, thank you for getting in touch. We have plenty of fun things for children to do at Scampston! There is a small playground in the Fairy Forest area, with a trail of fairy doors to find. We also have a nature... More
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MissJetSetterUK
July 22, 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. Dogs are permitted in certain areas of the Parkland on leads. The ticket office will outline these areas on the estate map upon your arrival. We are unable to allow dogs into the Walled... More
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