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Lydney Park Estate

Lydney Park, Lydney GL15 6BU, England
+44 1594 842844
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Stunning rhododendrons

We make sure we visit the gardens at least once a year during the few months it is open. The... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
PebbleL
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Beautiful all round family pleaser

Love it here the colours and smells are amazing in the spring time especially if you catch it at... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
severnmaster1
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Travellers talk about
“roman ruins” (8 reviews)
“small museum” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Lydney Park, Lydney GL15 6BU, England
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+44 1594 842844
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"roman ruins"
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"woodland garden"
in 4 reviews
"small museum"
in 6 reviews
"the main house"
in 3 reviews
"lovely visit"
in 2 reviews
"dining room"
in 2 reviews
"deer grazing"
in 2 reviews
"cake"
in 4 reviews
"taurus crafts"
in 7 reviews
"baguette"
in 3 reviews
"tea room"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"will visit again"
in 2 reviews
"the main road"
in 2 reviews
"lovely cafe"
in 2 reviews
"sandwiches"
in 2 reviews
"rhododendrons"
in 18 reviews
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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

Thank PebbleL
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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

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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

1  Thank secretsanta_9
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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.

Thank willf
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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

Thank Sally D
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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

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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

Thank Pinkertonx
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is only open for a few days through the spring for the wonderful rhododendron displays. It is a huge, managed parkland and grounds to the local estate. It's great for all the family, including picnics and treasure hunts with the kids. Not sure how...More

1  Thank Jo T
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Lovely grounds and gardens, nice and quiet to walk around. Beautiful flowers with a good mix. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank HolidaysBooks
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

My husband and I have passed the sign for the Lydney Park Estate on numerous occasions but haven't previously stopped to visit as we assumed it was just a small garden and stately home. However, I'm very glad we decided to venture in as we...More

2  Thank PebbleL
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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.
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Colin S
17 May 2017|
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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.
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David G
27 April 2017|
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Response from K7159EZlindaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs on leads are allowed by the roman ruins and in the gardens.
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