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“Very tranquil setting” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Walpole Water Garden

Walpole Water Garden
Ranked #9 of 41 things to do in Wisbech
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very tranquil setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

The elderly gentleman who runs the tearooms is very friendly and is a local councillor and so has a wealth of local knowledge. The cakes and refreshments are lovely. The gardens provide a wonderful and tranquil setting to enjoy an afternoon tea, also stocks model railway items and has a fantastic model railway inside which the children really enjoyed watching. The cats in the gardens are so friendly and such pretty little things, again the children enjoyed making their acquaintance. Not an overly large gardens and you couldn't make a day of it but then there is no entrance fee so well worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
2 Thank jenny e
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English first
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Could be improved”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2012

Peter makes you feel most welcome but this is not the place for a fun filled day as shown on the website. You can see everything in the gardens in less than half an hour so it is ok for a short break if you are passing and want reasonably priced refreshments. Otherwise if you have a long distance to travel to Walpole just to see the gardens, it's not worth the drive.

Visited July 2012
3 Thank Hils_g
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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Don't go there”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

what a waste of time and petrol, cannot say anything good about it. Run down, hazardous,dirty,unkempt -need I go on.Also teeming with cats!

Visited May 2012
9 Thank lommem
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