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Peaceful gardens

Formal and informal areas of garden well worth a visit. Includes a small pond (with fish and damsel... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anita L
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Beautiful Gardens

This place is well worth a visit, beautiful gardens, pond and bird aviary, lots of hidden pathways... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris B
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Nascot Wood Road, Watford WD17 4SL, England
+44 1923 278629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Formal and informal areas of garden well worth a visit. Includes a small pond (with fish and damsel flies) and an aviary with finches and other small birds. The gardens are very peaceful with sufficient seating for you sit and let the day drift by....More

Thank Anita L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is well worth a visit, beautiful gardens, pond and bird aviary, lots of hidden pathways through the trees, and all free

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 September 2018

genuine piece of nature with a touch of the wildside. Garden of variety and beauty, educational and relaxing.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Such a tranquil retreat. The pond and the aviary are delightful. The walk in the little ‘forest’ brings out a lot of imagination.

1  Thank Dhanish A
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Despite being in a residential area, this secret green space is great. Little hidden tracks in the woods, wildlife, pond and aviery. A real breathe of fresh air.

Thank John M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens with colours changing all the time as plants come and go. Well set out and managed to ensure maximum enjoyment of the flora and fauna. Plenty of areas, some hidden away where you can sit and have a rest. There is also an...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

These gardens are a hidden gem in Watford. There is a small car park, but we had no problem parking at lunchtime on a sunny bank holiday Monday. There is an aviary and a pond with fish in it and dragonflies hovering near it. You...More

Thank stere0mike
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Been to the garden few times with family in different seasons and always find some new plants in the garden and surprised by the magic of nature. Much better than Cassiobusry because it is smaller and cosy to my personal likes.

1  Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Cheslyn gardens resemble a botanical garden with a collection of a wide range of plants and trees labelled with their botanical names. I particularly liked the Japanese maple tree, the giant Redwood, the myriad of forget-me-nots and bluebells, the colourful and chirpy tiny birds, the tranquil swim of...More

Thank Gabriela D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I found this little gem of a garden last year. It has a lovely woodland to walk around and quiet areas to sit. I love the bird aviary and pond. Its just so tranquil. I often go there on my own with a book, flask...More

Thank rosie s
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22 September 2018|
Response from Lidia R |
Hey 🙋 how much does it cost??
21 September 2018|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the gardens are run by the council, it would be worth asking them, another answer below has their number. However we live opposite and can’t recall them being used for a private function for at least the last 10 years... More
10 September 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, as people walk their dogs in the wooded areas.