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Scampston Walled Garden

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Wonderful garden but boarded up windows not so attractive!

I have been to most of the properties near here that are open so it was exciting to make a day trip... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Delightful

Lovely Piet Oudolf walled garden with a variety of settings. The cafe food was good but it shut... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mart652
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to most of the properties near here that are open so it was exciting to make a day trip here to see something new. The weather was superb - allegedly the warmest October day for seven years. The gardens were perfect with...More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Tim for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time at Scampston and appreciated the autumnal colours of the Walled Garden. Unfortunately the shutters must be closed when the Hall is not open to visitors for insurance purposes and to protect...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Piet Oudolf walled garden with a variety of settings. The cafe food was good but it shut early.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens were fabulous! The planting was really interesting & although the borders were no longer in flower, it was good to see all of the seed heads left on the plants as winter food for the birds. The Hall was closed as it was...More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Catherine, for your lovely feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Scampston and appreciated our approach to helping out our local habitat and wildlife by leaving the seed heads on plants. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No excuse as the restaurant was not busy for the tables to be left so grubby. There were only eight people having meals.More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback Joan, we are sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your visit to the cafe. I can assure you that our tables are cleaned and checked regularly, as we strive to meet the highest standards for our customers. I...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Scampston Walled Garden and Parkland is desperately in need of some investment and tlc. Poor value for money at £8.50 per head compared to other gardens - such a shame.More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, Joanna, and we are sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your visit to Scampston. We do feel that our ticket prices are in line with other similar attractions and reflect the various activities on offer during a visit....More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Even on a Bank Holiday Saturday we found the gardens to be an oasis of calm - we were often the only people in the 'rooms' that make up the whole garden. If you are a fan of a minimalist style then you will find...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

I was delighted to discover this garden was near to where we were staying, being a great fan of Piet Oudolf, his garden design and use of plans. We thoroughly enjoyed a walk around the gardens, enjoying the different garden areas, planting combinations and late...More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi there Quirky-Bird-Gardener, we wanted to say a big thank you for this wonderful review. It sounds like you had a great visit and managed to experience the different aspects of both Piet Oudolf and 'Capability' Brown's visions for Scampston. We're so glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

we decided to visit not expecting anything too great, but were in for a real treat. This garden appears to be at a stage where the designers vision is reaching its full potential. As you walk around you are presented with a series of 'garden...More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for visiting us Michael, we are pleased to have provided a lovely treat for you and it's great to know you were able to appreciate the garden from a design point of view. Many thanks for the great feedback.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Visited the grounds, Hall starting with a lovely lunch in the cafe, sat outside in the sunshine. We had bpoked the 1pm tour of the Hall and were greated by Sir Charles. Hall is small but lived in, not a museum and full of interest....More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you Hilary for your kind review, it's wonderful to know you enjoyed the more personal elements to a guided tour of Scampston Hall. We look forward to welcoming you and your granddaughter to Scampston to enjoy the fairy trail. We also have fairy wings...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely visit, really enjoyed the free tour of the house, the guide was very informative and it was lovely to be greeted by the previous owner of the hall. The grounds were lovely to stroll around and the onsite plant nursery had a...More

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CharlotteKirton, General Manager at Scampston Walled Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Jenny, a big thank you from the Scampston team for your lovely feedback. Sir Charles certainly enjoys meeting visitors to the Hall, it's great to know you enjoyed the more personal touch we try to offer. We are also very proud of our lovely...More

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Tim M
16 October 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Unfortunately the shutters must be closed when the Hall is not open to visitors for insurance purposes and to protect the items within, such as the Gainsborough paintings and intricate fabrics, which can be damaged by... More
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Keeley D
31 July 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Hi Keeley D, thank you for getting in touch. We have plenty of fun things for children to do at Scampston! There is a small playground in the Fairy Forest area, with a trail of fairy doors to find. We also have a nature... More
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MissJetSetterUK
22 July 2018|
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Response from CharlotteKirton | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. Dogs are permitted in certain areas of the Parkland on leads. The ticket office will outline these areas on the estate map upon your arrival. We are unable to allow dogs into the Walled... More
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