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Cascades Gardens is a beautiful and interesting garden to visit in Derbyshire, in the historic village of Bonsall near Matlock. Ideal for garden enthusiasts, plantsmen and for those who just want to relax in the beautiful natural surroundings and...more
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Visited today, to be told by Alan ( the owner) that a flood had occurred in the week which had washed away some of the paths.
Don’t be put off as everything is still looking great! The gardens have coped very well with the amount...More
A lovely garden lovingly created over 22 years. We will go back earlier in the season to see it at its best. Really enjoyed it. 10 numbered benches placed to give maximum enjoyment of different sections with a description of the plants around you. A...More
Decided to visit after reading other people's favourable reviews and we wanted to combine with a visit to Matlock too. A little bit off the beaten track and up a small hill, we parked in the large open ground next door but there are a...More
A most unusual garden created over time through passionate effort from nothing at all using plants that I could recognise (even though I'm not a gardener). There is a basic way to walk around the four acres but many cross-paths and themed areas with seats...More
Nice to walk around. Staff are nice. For £5 entry it needs to have more to see or lower entry cost. Mine was interesting to walk down and torch was provided. Flowers were wilted but it has recently been very hot. River was also dried...More
The whole garden is beautiful. The owner has created different types of garden each with a bench (12 in all) and they range from a conifer/rock garden to a meditation/Zen garden. Each bench is sited to make the most of the view, be that a...More
One of those slightly quirky, privately run gardens which are such a contrast to the big estate gardens. Situated in the ruins of an old corn mill with lots of small waterfalls and other water features (hence the name) although definitely suffering from the prolonged...More
Visited after seeing reviews, but didn't find anything of much interest, not worth for entry cost of £5.00pp. Nothing much to see or to do.More
Alan C, Owner at Cascades Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018
Sorry to hear that our garden was not to your taste. Our visitors enjoy the 10 meditation seats with a guide to take you around the garden, the great variety of plants, trees and shrubs, the newly lit mining tunnel, the woodland walk to the...More
This was a surprise day out, the weather was glorious, the owners were very friendly and explained about the gardens, they gave us a description sheet which we found very useful, there was plenty of seating around the gardens. A very relaxing and quiet place....More
This is a must visit if you are in the area.Plenty of flowers and shrubs to enjoy,a planned route to follow with ten benches to capture a different view as resting stages to experience the beauty and peace of these gardens.My wife and I loved...More