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Excellent event

We visited these lovely and interesting gardens today. Kathy was an absolute delight and made us... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Suzanne D
Daventry, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great location

Attended about a month ago - beautiful gardens and great tea afterwards! Kathy Brown actually... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
John B
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Church Road | Manor House Gardens, Bedford MK43 7QB, England
+44 1234 822064
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is an amazing private garden that is managed by Kathy and her husband with no other help. It is stunning and a really beautiful way to spend a Tuesday afternoon. The garden is only open on Tuesdays from 1pm - 5pm and Kathy and...More

6  Thank Sandyman53
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My husband and I went to Kathy Browns garden and wr thought it was a waste of an afternoon. the tea was nice ,but that's all

10  Thank sandra w
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We visited these lovely and interesting gardens today. Kathy was an absolute delight and made us feel so welcome. She took us on a guided tour after which we were served with tea, coffee and first class cakes which were made by Kathy herself. A...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Attended about a month ago - beautiful gardens and great tea afterwards! Kathy Brown actually conducted the garden tour - very interesting factual data provided

Thank John B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We were recommended by a friend to visit this place and we weren't dissapointed . Very nice gardens, interesting tour led by Kathys husband. I'm afraid the 'art' side of things went over our heads but it didn't matter. It's still worth visiting and the...More

1  Thank JackiEarl
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Had a peach of a time. Wonderful gardens. Very peaceful. Superb colours. Excellent tea & cake. Highly recommended

1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had a lovely afternoon in Kathy's Garden. Not only was the garden beautiful but we were taken around by Kathy's husband Simon who gave us a most interesting talk. He talked about the different areas of the garden and how they were linked to...More

Thank tacnicholls
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens for my dad's 80th. Its a beautiful relaxed place. Kathy was very friendly and saved us a beautiful brick built gazebo to have our picnic. Plenty of chairs dotted around so no need to take chairs and the cake and tea...More

Thank carolkimber
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If I could give this more stars I would because it was just perfect for my husband and me. Only open on Tuesday afternoon during "the season". The little signs as to the direction of the garden as you get closer are helpful. Free parking...More

1  Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A first visit to this garden which will become a well deserved seasonal repeat. We were met by the host Kathy and husband Simon where they gave a brief talk before splitting us into two groups. Simon was an excellent font of knowledge on the...More

1  Thank scorpionana
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific visit to celebrate my Birthday. Simon Brown led a tour giving us an insight into the history as well as the horticulture. The tea and cakes were delicious and most welcome on a scorching day.

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I went to the Garden a few months ago with my Mother and Step father, as it was a surprise day out on a lovely Sunday afternoon. I have to admit that the Gardens are truly beautiful and spectacular and really are worth seeing. Perfectly...More

Thank SamH2880
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13 September 2016|
Response from SheffieldMarshall | Reviewed this property |
I think you can bring dogs (I'm sure I saw a visitor bring theirs. However, please note that the owner has a dog and he's a snappy terrier!