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Dilston Physic Garden

Dilston Mill House | NE45 5QZ, Corbridge NE45 5QZ, England
+44 7879 533875
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I had seen this garden advertised in gardeners world booklet, we decided to make a special trip to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sharon b
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Marske By The Sea
Lovely, relaxing place

If you’re into gardening, herbs, relaxing and drinking herbal tea then this is the place! They have... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Tricia00000
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Durham, United Kingdom
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“herbal tea” (6 reviews)
“biscuits” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dilston Mill House | NE45 5QZ, Corbridge NE45 5QZ, England
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+44 7879 533875
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"lawn"
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"plants"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen this garden advertised in gardeners world booklet, we decided to make a special trip to visit, as we don't live locally. I have to say that overall I was disappointed. Having viewed the photos and read the description on the website it...More

Thank sharon b
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re into gardening, herbs, relaxing and drinking herbal tea then this is the place! They have a well planted herbal garden and some of the plants can be bought. There is a little shop with herbal remedies and they serve tea. Lots of nooks...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday as a couple with a teenager and a Gran. Easy to find and parking area very small but a quiet day and I believe there is a larger parking area up the road. Short walk to garden past some lovely old buildings....More

Thank CumbriaBerry
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We've had our caravan in Slaley, Hexham for 5 years and today we eventually got round to visit Dilston Physic Gardens. Full of herbs and medicinal plants - so tranquil and peaceful. We completed out afternoon in the sunshine with a cup of herbal tea...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I first visited last summer with a friend and fell in love with the garden. A wide variety and very informative for all lovers of botany. The fresh herbal tea is delicious and potent and the many different areas make it have lots of different...More

Thank Lucy L
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had passed this garden on a walk, so got a Groupon voucher for £2.50. It was a lovely spot don't think I would have paid more to go into the garden. Was interesting all the herbs and plants that have healing properties. The shop...More

Thank Pauline502
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R N, Public Relations Manager at Dilston Physic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review the physic garden and being so positive about the location and medicinal plants. Appreciate your concerns regarding access; it's something we're working on - although as a small, local charity it's a large and complex issue....More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I had a Groupon deal it was £4.00 for two. I have passed the place many times and thought it worth a visit as the website looks great. After been stuck in traffic on the A1 we finally arrived the car park is small and...More

Thank Sharon F
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R N, Public Relations Manager at Dilston Physic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Hi, Thanks for your visit and for taking the time to review your experience. We're a small, local charity so, at present, we cannot offer a menu - but do have an extensive range of fresh herbal teas. The majority of the gardening work is...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

beautiful garden -very unusual. Friendly and helpful staff, child friendly. Tea on the camomile lawn with lavender biscuits very civilised.More

Thank anniegancanny2
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R N, Public Relations Manager at Dilston Physic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We try hard to be family friendly with our playhouse and play area, and many young visitors enjoy the children's trails, planting magic beans and witch's den! Equally, we endeavour...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been wanting to visit Dilston for ages and finally got the opportunity on Saturday 25th June and my husband & I weren't disappointed. The cost of entry is very reasonable - £4.00 pp & the plants and individual gardens are a delight. If...More

Thank Bernadette R
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Tucked away in a back water off the main road this is an astonishing place with a unique atmosphere. Not at all your usual garden, everything is given over to plants and herbs with medicinal qualities, all clearly labelled. You can have a cup of...More

Thank Delia M
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Stephen B
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Response from Lucy L | Reviewed this property |
Check the website, I believe it's open on Wednesdays and Saturdays at present but there was talk of a Thursday opening - website is updated frequently
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