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Myddelton House Gardens

Myddelton House Bulls Cross, Enfield EN2 9HG, England
+44 300 003 0610
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Lovely gardens

Tried it out one day over the summer. I must say it is a very peaceful place to sit and reflect... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JuneJulyAugust11111
via mobile
Summer walk

A beautiful place to visit. Lots of beautiful flowers and plants to see and smell. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alexander19800
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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An enchanting place to visit at any time of year. Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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Myddelton House Bulls Cross, Enfield EN2 9HG, England
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+44 300 003 0610
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried it out one day over the summer. I must say it is a very peaceful place to sit and reflect. Would recommend a visit to any one

Thank JuneJulyAugust11111
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review. It’s great to hear you enjoyed your visit over the summer and hope to see you back soon to witness the autumn colours around the gardens.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit. Lots of beautiful flowers and plants to see and smell. Well worth a look but be warned it says its free but you have to pay to use the car park and with no where near by to park you...More

Thank alexander19800
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for reviewing Myddelton House Gardens. We’re pleased you enjoyed your visit, exploring the gardens, seeing all of our exotic plants and flowers. Entry to the gardens is free, however we charge a small parking fee and all money raised goes towards the upkeep of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good coffee and cakes, sometimes a long wait to be served. Beautiful gardens to walk round. Plants are varied and well tendedMore

Thank Genine R
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We’re pleased you enjoyed the coffee and cakes in the Bowles Tea Room. The tea room can get very busy at times, but our friendly staff are working as fast as possible to make your visit enjoyable. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely traditional English garden Beautiful walks through lovely trees and shrubs Lovely well maintained walled garden Overall a very nice place to visit to observe and chill out It’s free To visit the gardens, however the car park operates a Pay and Display £2.50 all...More

Thank Clive A
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for reviewing your visit to Myddelton House Gardens. It’s fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stroll and were able to relax and enjoy the gardens. Next time, we definitely recommend trying our light lunches and snacks in The Bowles Tea Room – the perfect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this little gem on 16th October, just as Hurricane Ophelia was wreaking havoc across the pond in Ireland. The impending storm was doing some really strange and beautiful things to the sky, turning the sun almost blood red against the dark grey clouds....More

Thank Sierra165
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review. It’s brilliant to hear you managed to visit when the weather was stunning and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you want to have some peace and quiet, see beautiful plants, shrubs, trees and flowers Myddelton House Gardens is just the tonic. You pay for parking on the grounds or I’d youre luckie, find a spot off site in Turkey Street to park the...More

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VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. It’s fantastic to hear you enjoy visiting the gardens – autumn has really bought them to life! Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed in the gardens, with the exception of guide dogs, to keep the gardens as well kept as possible. We are...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Love nature and walking around these beautiful gardens before going out for a beer or coffee with my buddies. This place helps me relax

Thank SPJohnsonCombs
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing your visit. It’s always great to hear fantastic reviews from regular visitors and can’t wait to see you again soon for another relaxing few hours.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely place to spend an hour or two sitting by the big pond or having a cream tea in the cafeteria. Tranquil too

1  Thank Diane H
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing your visit to Myddelton House Gardens. We’re pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again. The autumn colours are coming out now and the gardens are beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The gardens are just so lovely. Every season of the year the garden is beautiful. The small cafe sells the BEST toasted tea cakes.

1  Thank Theresa C
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review of the gardens. It’s great to hear you enjoy a visit whatever the season and we look forward to seeing you again soon. We also recommend the cream tea at The Bowles Tearoom – they’re just as delicious!

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I last visited these gardens about 20 years ago and was very disappointed to find them overgrown and decidedly underwhelming. What a difference to my visit today. They have been completely transformed, with money I think from the Lottery fund, and also now have the...More

2  Thank Melanie G
VisitLeeValley, Manager at Myddelton House Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for your review. We’re so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time in the gardens and have seen the transformation Lee Valley Regional Park Authority has achieved over the past 20 years. We look forward to seeing you again for many more visits in...More

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Paul S
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Never seen any dogs, no.
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Response from Sarah T | Reviewed this property |
People already seem to have answered so all that's left is to say have a lovely time. I'm sure you will. And take your shopping bag because sometimes they have fruit, veg and flowers for sale. Hope that helps?
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Maximoo11
15 May 2015|
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Thanks for your enquiry. There are wheelchair friendly, surfaced paths which give access to most of the gardens. The paths have easy and moderate slopes, however there are certain parts of the gardens that have narrower... More
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