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Natural Surroundings

Bayfield Estate, Holt NR25 7JN, England
+44 1263 711091
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Superb! Magical Environment. Plants. Food. Birds. Walks.

Nursery and cafe in the woods on Bayfield Estate. Lovely developing nursery selling native plants... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Norwich, United Kingdom
What a gem of a place!

There are cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, gardens for dry weather, sand and marsh. Ponds... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Helen D
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A very special Wildlife Garden, Café, Nursery and Nature Reserve tucked away in the magical Glaven Valley. Re-opened for 2011 under new, friendly ownership. A wonderful place for families, a peaceful, inspiring place for everyone.Old and new friends will find a warm welcome our Little Café in the Woods, offering home-made soup and cakes, teas and snacks and freshly-brewed top quality coffee.Nature trails and activities for all the family, an unusual and interesting shop and a unique range of wild flower and cottage garden plants for sale. Free entrance to Café and shop, small charge for grounds and reserve. Find us just south of Glandford, our brown signs say 'Wildflower Centre'.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Bayfield Estate, Holt NR25 7JN, England
+44 1263 711091
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Nursery and cafe in the woods on Bayfield Estate. Lovely developing nursery selling native plants. Unpretentious cosy cafe: delicious wholesome food in magical surroundings. Great value. Watch the birds feed from the cafe in the woods. Well stocked gift shop for all purses. Delightful garden...More

Thank kateeatsout
Reviewed 17 October 2017

There are cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, gardens for dry weather, sand and marsh. Ponds teeming with wildlife, an otter hide, a stream full of trout and best of all, a conservation project for tiny harvest mice. That plus a lovely cafe and plenty of books...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Peaceful, friendly, a lovely pot of tea and a bacon sandwich whilst watching birds feeding. Tucked away in woodland, shop, cafe and wildflower sales.

Thank Lori O
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We love visiting Natural Surroundings. It's tucked away, and so peaceful that you feel a million miles away from everyday life. It's a short walk round, but lots of wildlife to see, and if you like plants there's a great nursery with some more unusual...More

Thank familyofsevenNorfolk
Reviewed 7 October 2017

To sit only a few feet away from tens of birds on feeders, eat scrummy food, drink adorable coffee, have valley walks on a lovely day, small wildlife centered garden centre, what more could you want? Bird seed products slightly expensive, but you would expect...More

Thank NorfBhoy
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Nice enough. Lovely welcome. Had a light bite at the cafe, soup and a chilli. Both tasted lovely and did the job. Only slight niggle was that a great big bowl of chilli with bread cost £6.50 but the bowl of soup on its own...More

Thank richc5683
Reviewed 10 September 2017

this is a real hidden treasure, a little off the beaten track but well worth every minute spent here.Three Pounds for the walk around the grounds is Money Very Well spent but No charge to the greenhouses, Café(with outdoor seating)/Shop.Dogs welcome. A lovely stroll inc...More

Thank dafona
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Friends recommended this place and we had intended to walk from Blakeney but the weather was dreadful. A lovely little cafe in the woods. We would loved to have walked the trails and paths and seen the wildlife. Maybe next time!

Thank holly2236
Reviewed 27 August 2017

At £3 each this has surely got to be one of the best values in the county. Every time you come here there is something different. We were dazzled by the acrobatics of the dragonflies and the beauty of the butterflies. A walk along the...More

Thank Travellingmouse123
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This pleasant place promotes natural wildflower gardening.The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable and happy to give advice. It is free to enter or you can pay a small fee to explore the gardens more fully - approximately 40 minute walk. Or you can enjoy...More

Thank Brian M
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