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Well worth a visit

The park is quite local to me but always worthy of a visit throughout the season to see all the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Great day out

We had a great day out and would thoughly recommended to other. The Craft centre was lovely and the... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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Lydney Park, Lydney GL15 6BU, England
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All reviews roman ruins woodland garden small museum the main house cake every corner lovely visit deer grazing taurus crafts the main road well worth a visit will visit again baguette lovely cafe sandwiches rhododendrons tadpoles
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The park is quite local to me but always worthy of a visit throughout the season to see all the colour changes. Taurus Crafts is also very close.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank annae247
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out and would thoughly recommended to other. The Craft centre was lovely and the food excellent. The house would make a fantastic venue for a weeding.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank David J
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Lydney Park Estate has so much to offer,from amazing grounds to walk around to Taurus Crafts that offer a lovely cafe,quaint and unusual shops/boutiques a fabulous garden centre and amazing events throughout the year for everyone.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank RioLevi2
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We make sure we visit the gardens at least once a year during the few months it is open. The highlights for me are seeing the stunning swathes of pink and red when the flowers are in bloom, and seeing the deer up close. Its...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PebbleL
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Love it here the colours and smells are amazing in the spring time especially if you catch it at the right time when everything is in bloom. The Roman ruins are interesting and also pose as a fun play space for the kids. Also a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank severnmaster1
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Living in Gloucester so many times you fail to visit what is on your doorstep. Lydney Park in the Forest of Dean is one such place. So for an afternoon out we ventured out to make a visit on a fine Spring Day. Only open...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Visited here in late May. The garden was very colourful and made for a nice walk. You should check when the garden is open as opening is limited - currently Wednesday and Sunday.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank willf
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The woodland garden with rhododendrons and magnolias is delightful with easily navigable paths, with lovely ponds and plants on sale. The tea room is delightful with such a great choice of cakes and helpful staff. The Roman Villa and small museum are very enlightening. Excellent...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sally D
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Following heavy overnight rain our garden club coach trip arrived at these gardens. The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. When taking refreshments here you are seated in the panelled dining room of the mansion with fantastic views, a must do! We walked in their...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank GillH007_12
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Perched on the hillside the park enjoys fabulous views over the Severn estuary with the Cotswolds escarpment as a backdrop. But you come to see the rhododendron garden, and when we went in early May the show was just at the end of the first...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Andrew S
19 August 2017|
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Response from K7159EZlindaw | Reviewed this property |
No, they are only open for a very short time in the spring.
Colin S
17 May 2017|
Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
The cost is £5 per adult, children 50p. The opening times and entrance fees can be found on the Lydney park estate website.
David G
27 April 2017|
Response from K7159EZlindaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs on leads are allowed by the roman ruins and in the gardens.