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Walled Gardens of Cannington

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Amazing afternoon tea

We pre booked the afternoon tea for 4 then had a wonderful couple of hours walking around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jojpenfold
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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A wonderful experience

From the moment we arrived until the time that we left we enjoyed ourselves 100%. The children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LindaT3040
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Located in the village of Cannington, Somerset, the Walled Gardens lie within the grounds of a medieval priory and many of its fine buildings, including the walls of the garden, remain. Having undergone extensive redevelopment, the gardens were...more
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Church Street, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pre booked the afternoon tea for 4 then had a wonderful couple of hours walking around the gardens. Absolutely lovely even in September. The afternoon tea was ready at 1pm as requested & we could not believe the volume & quality of the food,...More

Thank Jojpenfold
Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here just after 1pm on a Sunday, thinking it would be nice to have a light lunch before a walk around the gardens. Quite honestly, we nearly left. The noticeboard clearly states hot food until 3.15pm, but - no jacket potatoes, one sausage roll...More

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Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I have passed your comments on to the management team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived until the time that we left we enjoyed ourselves 100%. The children loved the flowers but their best experience were the fascinating cacti! They were captivated by their shapes and unusual colours! The blue garden was fantastic - I have...More

1  Thank LindaT3040
Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! So pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please do come and visit again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Travelled quite a way to get there for mid afternoon lunch after checking times online. Arrived at 2 minutes past 3 to be told hot meals (this included sandwiches and anything that needed to be made) were only served until 3. The people in front...More

1  Thank Orthopod000
Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your comments will be passed on to the management team. We apologise for the inconvenience but pleased you enjoyed the gardens. Thank you.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a superb garden and one of the most interesting that we visited on the HF Holidays Somerset & Devon Garden Tours which were excellently led by the very knowledgeable and entertaining Christine Walkden. There are many exotics well arranged in different zones in...More

Thank UKTerry
Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you there again soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2018

I frequently visit the lovely little tearoom and gift shop. The staff are friendly and polite and the food in the tearoom is always delicious, I have had the high tea which was amazing value, sandwiches, toasted sandwiches and jacket potatoes, tea and cake. All...More

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Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So pleased you enjoy your visits and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

My daughter and I visited the tea room for high tea. The tea room itself is very sweet with cute finishing touches. The staff were very friendly, helpful and chatty. We had a delicious tea of tasty filled sandwiches, scones with cream and jam and...More

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Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to us.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My problem is a staff member. The older woman who appears to be in charge as NO People skills what so ever, she’s bluntvto the point where she is rude. There is a cat on the table, which doesn’t seem to be an issue due...More

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Bridgwater C, Administrator at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

We are sorry that you didn't have a good experience on your visit to the Walled Gardens. I have passed your comments onto senior management.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Today a friend and I decided to visit the Walled Gardens. We thought a cup of tea before might be nice, the tea room wasn’t terribly busy but the woman behind the counter wasn’t happy, she was quite off with the people in front of...More

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Bridgwater C, Administrator at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

We are sorry that you didn't have a good experience on your visit to the Walled Gardens. I have passed your comments onto senior management.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Didn't know what to expect and was not disappointed. The gardens are split based on the previous monastery gardens adjacent to the site. There is lots of interest, including the study greenhouses which are fascinating. The gardens are well kept and the tearoom friendly. Well...More

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Bridgwater C, Admin at Walled Gardens of Cannington, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit, do come and visit us again soon.

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Karen S
10 June 2018|
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Response from bigbird314 | Reviewed this property |
I think the price varies through the year. There was no charge at all for us in February
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sarah r
13 January 2017|
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Response from Bridgwater C | Property representative |
Hi, dogs are more than welcome to visit the gardens and tearooms. We do ask that that they remain on a lead at all times and that consideration is given to other customers in the tearoom. We are now open seven days a week... More
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