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Beautiful Gardens & Grounds

Before we headed off on our barge tour, the owners wife took us to view these beautiful grounds and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kohukohu, New Zealand
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One of the best

Found this beautiful garden in our RHS handbook - (RHS members get in for free!) It is part of one... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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Enter into the magic of this garden and let yourself be charmed by the colored and scented festival of the many varieties and species of trees, plants and flowers from all over the world. Your fairytale walk will be punctuated by waterfalls...more
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18150 Apremont-sur-Allier, France
+33 2 48 77 55 06
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden has lots of wonderful flowers and the "Folly Structures" to explore. It is a quiet place with few visitors, so a nice place to relax. We had difficulty finding the entrance, which was through the floral shop (we did not understand that when...More

Thank Garbanzobean1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before we headed off on our barge tour, the owners wife took us to view these beautiful grounds and gardens in a tiny historic village where most of the houses are used as holiday homes. I thought it rivalled Sissinghurst in England. The large specimen...More

Thank 514shannon
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Found this beautiful garden in our RHS handbook - (RHS members get in for free!) It is part of one of the Beau Villages de France and rightly so, nestling on the banks of the River Allier and close to the confluance of the Loire,...More

Thank RWTH
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The park is closed from October until April! Please pay attention and don’t travel from far away just to find out it is closed...

Thank טל ד
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This lovely mature garden that was only created in the 1970s by the talented Gilles De Brissac is fantastic. I would highly recommend a detour if you are near the centre of France.

Thank zoe356
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Yes, set in a perfect village, rejuvenated medieval, owned and overlooked by the castle, with, I think, fewer than a hundred people living in it, the gardens are are beautiful in that cultured aristocratic way; lots of colour and variety as well as the follies...More

Thank 95ray
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is the most beautiful village and garden l have visited in a while. In the village area is the Chateau which also has a museum of old fairground attractions, well worth a visit.

Thank Lynda T
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This garden has been created by the owner of the castle. It's very beautiful. The village has been also restored in medieval style.

Thank LaupomHK
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Wander, relax on the banks of the river and take time to smell the flowers. Just enjoy this lovely small village. Completely owned and restored by the present owner, it is immaculate and picturesque. Consider spending some extra time here to enjoy the ambience. Flower...More

1  Thank 15ann250
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A charming well-cared for garden with carefully planted vistas which drew on themes from many countries, as was displayed in its belvedere at the top of the garden. It is part of a large castle, which is not open to the public, set on a...More

2  Thank Bushaby
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