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Interesting gardens and well versed gardeners to give advice. Good light lunch ,mostly sourced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DrMDerbyshire
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
A place for real gardeners,great cafe,dog friendly throughout.

A bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort (especially if you're an RHS member - free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Caerwynspal
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Southam, United Kingdom
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Set in the heart of the Peak District National Park, there are 12 acres of quintessentially English gardens to explore. Areas of the garden include The Orangery, Water Garden and Koi Lake, Grottos, Kitchen Garden, Scented Terrace, New Knot...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Thornbridge Hall Thornbridge Hall Longstone Lane, Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NZ, England
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All reviews for sale lovely plants unusual plants herbaceous borders open to the public cafe serves rhs members enjoyed tea every corner different areas lovely trip tea room late summer vegetable garden plant sales lovely cafe beautiful building
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting gardens and well versed gardeners to give advice. Good light lunch ,mostly sourced from the gardens.

Thank DrMDerbyshire
ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Glad that you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again in the future. Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort (especially if you're an RHS member - free entry for some dates with partnership scheme).Beautiful gardens with borrowed views, small lake, fountain, bog garden, grass garden and wonderful kitchen garden terraces. Unusual plants for...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again in the future. Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden gem of a place, garden is amazing. In some places it is a work in progress is with the old fountain they are restoring. Garden centre is brilliant with reasonably priced plants. Staff are very helpful and friendly and cafe is excellent. As the...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad that you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again in the future (hopefully may have finished the odd project by next year when we reopen!) Chris

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are out for a walk on the Monsal Trail, you might just come upon Thornbridge Hall if you are walking in the direction of Monsal Head. The gardens and greenhouses are a bit special with many exotic plants. A good weather day would...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, hope to see you again in the future. Chris

Reviewed 12 September 2018

We visit here to pick up plants for our garden - the quality is superb (all cultivated from plants in the actual gardens at the hall) and pricing very good. The staff are very helpful & friendly. On a sunny day there's hardly a better...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad that you like the Plant Sales, we work really hard producing a huge array of interesting, and unusual plants. Cheers, Chris

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Only found out about this garden through it now being an RHS partner garden. A very very attractive and peaceful garden with a variety of different areas. Well cared for, and renovations ongoing. Some very unusual plants, including for sale at a reasonable price in...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving such a lovely review. We'll be open even more days for the RHS in 2019, and hope to see you again soon. Chris

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Whilst only open on a Wednesday and Thursday we found Thornbridge Hall to be wonderful place. Just loved the building, café and the gardens. In the café we had the Quiche Lorraine which was fabulous, just spoilt slightly by finding a dead caterpillar in the...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a nice review (even with the gatecrasher who joined you for lunch!) Hope to see you again in the future, Chris

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, house and view. Nice little shop and cafe. £7 to get into the gardens. Kids free. Dogs welcome.

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, hope to see you in the future. Chris

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The garden is lovely and we enjoyed ourselves. But I had expected it to be bigger than it is, to be honest.More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I do hope that you had managed to see all areas of the gardens, and didn't miss any sections out. There are over 10 acres to explore, and in the decade that we have been open,...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A real hidden treasure in the Peak District. We spent a perfect few hours exploring this magical garden. Secret paths, follies, water, views, sculptures, surprises. Incredible displays of succulents sit alongside an orangery, herbaceous borders and the most diverse selection of fruit and vegetables you...More

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ThornbridgeHallGdns, Gardener at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad that you enjoyed your visit to Thornbridge. Hope to see you again soon, Chris

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linda w
10 June 2018|
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The gardens are open from 9-5 on Wednesday and Thursday until the end of September.
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martinlakin42
28 July 2016|
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Response from ThornbridgeHallGdns | Property representative |
The adult entry price to the gardens is £6, you can get to the Café and the nursery without having to pay the garden fee. The gardens are open every Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-5pm in August, and every Thursday in... More
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daphnecarpenter46
30 April 2016|
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Response from ThornbridgeHallGdns | Property representative |
Afternoon, dogs on leads are welcome all throughout the gardens.
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