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Magical Christmas display

I visited with my elderly mother who has dementia. It is always a place of joy for her looking at... read more

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Annnual trip to see the Christmas display at the garden centre, then it’s a must for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sherborne Castle New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited with my elderly mother who has dementia. It is always a place of joy for her looking at the plants, flowers and other displays; and to experience the Christmas grotto was magical. Simply remarkable selection of gift ideas and a labyrinth of beauty...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our visit was on a very busy Sunday afternoon and the cafe had clearly been busy. Firstly we had to ask for the table to be cleaned as it was sticky. We ordered tea and cakes, the tea arrived after about 10 minutes but we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Coffee shop maybe but not up to Restaurant status. Arrived at lunchtime, 1.30pm only to be told no bread left for a turkey sandwich or as a roast dinner. Very poor selection on a Sunday lunch time. Tired and tasteless vegetable. Settled for a small...More

Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Annnual trip to see the Christmas display at the garden centre, then it’s a must for refreshments. Great menu good service improved from our last visit. Very busy so if there is more than 2 of you I suggest you book a table.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is just about the Christmas display. I have seen many beautiful garden centre Christmas displays but this one beats every one by a long way. It is massive and you are led from one area to another. Each area has something different, all...More

Thank Proudtitania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gardens Group are famed for their Christmas displays and I personally think Sherborne is the best (although I haven’t visited the 3rd) it’s much longer/bigger than Poundbury and has everything you could possibly want for Christmas decorations. The gardens are extensive and plants although...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once the morning mist had dispersed the gardens were beautiful but storm Callum had spoiled the best of the trees' display sadly. The rowans were spectacular as always

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Being a fairly regular visitor to enjoy the tea and cakes on offer I felt let down and was very disappointed with my visit to the cafe today due to the excessive noise made mainly by the staff. Loud voices of the staff talking to...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have just had the most amazing meal at Castle Gardens Walled Restaurant. I have been going here for years and I have to say that the Chicken dish was outstanding . Let’s hope it’s a regular on the menu. It gets...More

Thank traceyshu
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The gardens are quite extensive so you need to allow a couple of hours to get the best out of it. There is a new fossil house displaying some of the fossils found in the gardens.

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