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Merriments

Merriments Lane, Hurst Green TN19 7RA, England
+44 1580 860666
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Took an older person for a trip out so was just enough walking for them to enjoy a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
annebchappell
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Nice garden. Tea room

Lovely place for pot of tea or lunch. Nice gardens to visit or just browse the plants and shop... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jillhking
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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RHS Partner Garden, Specialist Plant Centre and Retail Shop with a table service licensed Restaurant
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“garden centre” (19 reviews)
“cream tea” (10 reviews)
“plant sales” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Merriments Lane, Hurst Green TN19 7RA, England
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+44 1580 860666
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"cafe restaurant"
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"lovely plants"
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"water features"
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"great coffee"
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"great cafe"
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"gardeners world"
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"my mum"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took an older person for a trip out so was just enough walking for them to enjoy a beautiful gardens. Bought some good value plants in the nursery. Had lovely scone and jam in cafe. Good gardens for a short trip.More

1  Thank annebchappell
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Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Merriments! We are so pleased you and your guest enjoyed your visit. We hope to keep improving the Garden's accessibility for all ages and provide even more places to sit and enjoy the Garden over the coming...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely place for pot of tea or lunch. Nice gardens to visit or just browse the plants and shop. Have gone here now for a few years always enjoy the visit

1  Thank jillhking
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Imogen S, General Manager at Merriments, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments!! We have an amazingly loyal customer base and always enjoy hearing from them. Since we took over at Merriments last year, the support of our many long standing customers and visitors has been very valuable!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the work has been completed and the gardens are fantatstic. ...a real gem. Reception staff are very friendly and the Garden Centre staff are extremely helpful and knowlegable. Please visit them!

1  Thank Penny T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the garden centre to buy some plants and have lunch in the cafe. I was totally shocked at £7 for a sandwich and £12 for 2 coffees and Cake. There is currently limited space for car parking due to the some refurbishment work...More

Thank technoman2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here this morning with my friend for breakfast we both had the merriments breakfast, it was just lovely, cooked to order and table service, we then went into the gardens which are very well kept, lots to explore and it’s very peaceful. We finished...More

1  Thank angelafarrance
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to this May, we last visited in July 2015 and since then the business has changed hands. It is clear that a considerable amount of money is being invested in upgrading and making the gardens more accessible. While we enjoyed revisiting the gardens if...More

Thank BOBOK777
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the garden with my mum. It is a lovely place. Work is still ongoing but it didn't spoil the visit. At full price it would have been a bit dear but with the gardeners world 2 for 1 deal it was a bargain. Coffee...More

2  Thank playtrumpet
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We have been visiting Merriments for years, at different times of the year to see the seasonal changes. The gardens are looking very fresh and lemony-green this spring, but still with floral colour. Lots of works going on to improve the gardens and we noticed...More

3  Thank Cags63
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The dramatic changes over the past four weeks are a credit to the incredible work of the dedicated staff. Gardens: cost £8 ish but, if you live with 30 minutes, get a season ticket. The changes over the past few weeks have been incredible. Despite...More

2  Thank RichardBlakey
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I have been visiting this nursery for over 20 years and have always loved the interesting and varied plants available. I visited it again today and as usual bought far more plants than I needed ! BUT I then made the mistake of having lunch...More

3  Thank welltravelled121
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vampireHastings
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Response from brianmcclory | Reviewed this property |
I've checked the website again. From the home page select garden and then select opening times which includes admission charges. There is a concessionary rate of £6.50. A few people have commented that the standard rate of... More
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