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First visit to this garden. Unfortunately the dry summer has had an impact on parts of the garden, but even so lovely woodland and riverside walks with numerous waterfall features and specimen trees. Imagine will be stunning in spring when we return. Dogs on leads...More
Absolutely lovely grounds with a beautiful circular walk. Must look stunning in May/June when the Azaleas and Rhodedendrums are out. Unfortunately, by late August most of the colour is gone. That said, still very much worth a visit. Good cafe if you fancy a stop...More
For anyone searching for the perfect cup of coffee you can stop right here - for the cafe at Minterne gardens serves up the perfect rich and aromatic brew. The gardens (which are a RHS partener institution) are beautiful, even in summer when the woodland...More
Visited today 22 August
Pleasant 2 hour walk; we saw the last throws of the hydrangea and the maples are just starting to turn.
We really enjoyed exploring the winding paths within this beautiful settings. We doubled back to do both the river and the...More
My wife and i recently had the opportunity to visit these gardens. We thought the flowers and bushes were in full bloom, but the locals said we were two weeks late to see the flowers at their peak. The gardens had numerous walking trails to...More
Our first visit to the gardens and we had a lovely walk with plenty too see of interest. Our one year daughter enjoyed the closeness of the trees as we walked around. Followed by a lunch on the terrace served by the friendliest staff.
Stopped off for tea and quiche after a 10 mile walk around Giant Cerne Abbas, excellent can't fault it. You can pay and see the fabulous gardens or just use the cafe, would definitely recommend it. Open to everybody even dogs.
The long spell of hot weather had done some damage to some of the trees, but it was still a lovely place to walk around. You need to allow plenty of time for the circular walk, but it is well worthwhile. It was nice to...More