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Woolbeding Gardens

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Beautiful gardens

A wonderful place to visit the long border, impressive modern ss water feature, walking around in... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
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First class National Trust garden

An exceptional garden with so much interest. This garden is open from March to September I go... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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A beautiful 20th-century masterpiece featuring colourful borders, a landscape garden and a collection of follies Woolbeding is a modern garden of two halves, with the colour-themed garden rooms surrounding the house, plus a landscape garden. A...more
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National Trust . | Grange Community Centre Car Park, Woolbeding, Midhurst GU29 9RR, England
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All reviews hidden gem car park in advance well worth the visit sandwich great cafe every turn five minutes national trust property short walk beautiful garden free minibus small cafe on thursdays and fridays summer house minibus service head gardener
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

A wonderful place to visit the long border, impressive modern ss water feature, walking around in the grounds is a true pleasure and must to see. Numbers of visitors controlled so never feeling overwhelmed by too many people.

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoy the gardens, and the benefit the limited number of visitors gives to the peace of the garden. We hope to welcome you back to the gardens again next year!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

An exceptional garden with so much interest. This garden is open from March to September I go monthly and it fascinated every time

Date of experience: July 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we're so pleased you find the gardens fascinating, and we're delighted you're such a regular visitor, it's wonderful to know people enjoy repeatedly returning to the gardens. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year!

Reviewed 28 September 2018

What a great find! Woolbeding may not be the easiest NT property to visit but it pays off. The current restrictions mean booking in advance is essential (quite painless) and the only gamble you have then is the weather. I booked on Monday for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, and for providing fantastic tips for other visitors. We're so pleased you enjoyed the gardens and found Woolbeding peaceful. We're delighted also that you found the staff helpful, we always aim to assist visitors in any way...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

The garden is a delight and unlike many National Trust gardens was captivating with its variety, rather than thosebased on historical design, which can be disappointing to the general visitor who are looking to be wowed by the display, colour and floral content.

Date of experience: September 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your great review of Woolbeding Gardens, we're delighted you found the gardens captivating. We are a constantly evolving garden, so look to provide great variety and display each year. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Visited today, my second visit and even better. Garden is a hidden gem, one of my favourites, so much there, so many hidden nooks and crannies. An absolute must for garden lovers, don’t be put off by necessity of using mini bus, very short quick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we're pleased we are one of your favourite gardens! Thank you for your good comments about our mini bus service, our buses run frequently throughout the day and are a quick 5 minute journey into the gardens. We hope...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Well after hearing so much about this place I have to say I was rather disappointed. It may of course been something to do with the very dry summer we had, but I failed to see any colour whatsoever in the gardens. Flowerbeds were all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we're sorry to hear you found your visit disappointing. We have experienced a very dry summer, but have found our borders to be fairly resilient to the tough conditions and they have continued flowering. We're...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had to book in to see the gardens. Caught the bus from the community centre in Midhurst and it was lovely walking around the gardens. Very picturesque and it had a few follies to look at. There weren't too many people there either which made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you found the gardens picturesque and peaceful. We limit tickets to 220 a day, so rarely get crowded, hopefully keeping a peaceful ambiance for our visitors. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

A most unexpected wonderful garden full of surprises I absolutely loved it and will definitely be back next May time when even more flowers will be out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your great review of Woolbeding, we're pleased you loved the gardens and look forward to seeing you again in May.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit but definitely not my last. What a delightful 4 hours we spent, strolling about these fabulous gardens. Great cafe too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed it and found the cafe good. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

This 26 acre garden is a delight. The words "hidden gem" are all too often used, but in this case it's the best way to describe it. You can't park there, but the mini-bus service they lay on from the centre of Midhurst runs frequently...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoolbedingNT, Manager at Woolbeding Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, we're very pleased you found the gardens immaculate, we always strive to maintain high horticultural standards at Woolbeding, as Simon Sainsbury wished. I will pass your comments about the workshop onto the team as well, it's great to hear...More

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AlexEwing
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Hello, Unfortunately we only allow assistance dogs in the garden. Thanks
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