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Have waited a few years to visit this amazing garden after seeing Jimmy with Monty on Gardeners... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Seaford, United Kingdom
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We went to Hunting Brook gardens specifically for Jimi Blakes ‘walk and talk’ open day and had a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Have waited a few years to visit this amazing garden after seeing Jimmy with Monty on Gardeners world. We were not disappointed. A new delight at every turn. Loved the planting in the more formal beds but also loved the woodlands. The notebook and camera...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amoq
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We went to Hunting Brook gardens specifically for Jimi Blakes ‘walk and talk’ open day and had a lovely time. Jimi is a charismatic and fun person with a tremendous love of plants and gardens. During the day, he gave two tours of his garden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

What a surprise, what an amazing garden. Jimi has such a relaxed approach to talking about his garden, its like watching an artist at work .... a must visit .... ended with some fabulous food.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CassoC
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I had a wonderful morning at Hunting Brook yesterday and was completely blown away by the planting and Jimi's amazing selection of rare plants. Everywhere I looked was another complete and perfect picture. I have had the privilege of visiting Jimi's amazing garden over a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It is truly beautiful place. Flowers, nature, magical forest walk. I love it. I recommend to everyone who wants to go for a nice walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marcin O
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited these gardens in 2017 and while stunning beds there wasn’t a large space and we saw it all in less than an hour. It was clear work was being done to develop a valley as part of the gardens. We met Jimmy himself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shireland13
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visited hunting brook garden last week. Very easy to find as it's just outside blessington.It has a lovely garden surrounding the house with lots of colour and many rare plants. The wooded part of the garden was also lovely,but I was disappointed that more of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ann L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stroll through Hunting Brook Gardens today. Situated close to Blessington in County Wicklow this wonderful garden is only a short distance from Dublin. It is a tranquil and peaceful place and a lifetime of work seems to have gone into...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beautiful gardens, unusual plants, always something new to see and lovely walks. A hidden gem for garden enthusiasts and for anyone who enjoys easy walks in stunning environment. Make sure to say hello to friendly, laidback owner Jimmy Blake... he is a fountain of knowledge!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ranisheilagh
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A fascinating garden, with sculptures mixed amongst the wide range of exotic species of plants. The walk into the valley is worth it - some good plants to see, but also the completely different feel of the atmosphere in the damp wood. A cold and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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