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East Lambrook Manor Gardens

Closes in 7 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Country cottage garden

Lovely old garden to visit. Large car park across the road. Self service teas. Plants available to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
75KTF
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Surrey, United Kingdom
The original and classic cottage garden

Margery Fish is up there with Getrude Jekyll and Virginia Sackville West in the list of influential... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Anthony D
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Visited in October, growing season nearly over, but still plenty to see The gardens are a delight and beautiful. The entrance charge is very reasonable and the staff were very helpful advising on the names of plants in a small alpine trough. Lovely vistas at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy J
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Lovely old garden to visit. Large car park across the road. Self service teas. Plants available to buy. Best time to visit - Spring

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 75KTF
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We loved the gardens here. Typical cottage gardens but just stunning. We ended up buying lots of very reasonable plants and the very helpful member of staff helped us carry them to the car. We had a lovely cup of tea and cake and were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Minky999
Reviewed 15 July 2018

When I first started gardening I was given copy of Margery Fish's book by an elderly friend and I have wanted to visit East Lambrook Manor ever since. We loved the garden with its 'rooms' and changes in height and scale. The tearoom was reasonable,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TickeryBoo
Reviewed 24 June 2018

At last, inspiration from an at first inexperienced amateur, who developed a busy but low-key and lovely style, without teams of paid gardeners, landscape architects or otherwise expert advice. Margery Fish was a Fleet Street professional turned retiree, gardener and garden writer. I just ordered...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Margery Fish is up there with Getrude Jekyll and Virginia Sackville West in the list of influential garden designers of the 20th cent. Completely self-taught, she became one of the great plantswomen of her time. Her garden has here been beautifully preserved, and is reputed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a superb garden with an enthusiasts hand all over it! It is not particularly large but the paths wind and meander so you can be really close to the amazing variety of plants.There are lots of places to sit and stare, and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Rosie4499
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We spent a fabulous day in this beautiful garden. We arrived at 10am and didn't leave until close to 4pm. We started with a coffee and chat in the tea room. This was followed by a leisurely amble around the amazing borders, terraces and lawns...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CWharton1
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A large cottage garden in the Somerset countryside. There are several divisions of garden, all colourful and inviting lots of busy insects. Lovely tea room with reasonably priced drinks and cake

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Newbold81
Reviewed 27 April 2018

It is a lovely English cottage garden, which when looked at in that light, it is not overly small, but from the leaflet we had, it led us to believe it was larger than it is! You can wander the small paths at will around...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank hortenseLeeds
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