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Worth a few hours

Don’t wait for a day of sunshine, that might take too long. And anyway, this is a very nice trip... read more

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Eef W
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
A really beautiful way to spend a morning

The gardens are a really tranquil and relaxing way to spend a morning. They are fantastically... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
ianhfraser
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Don’t wait for a day of sunshine, that might take too long. And anyway, this is a very nice trip under almost any weather. With rain there is more shimmering in the drops on the many bamboo leaves, there are wonderful sounds to be heard...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eef W
Reviewed 9 December 2018

To be honest we went at the wrong time of year (start of winter) so a lot of the plants had past their used by date. But we could see the potential and still enjoyed the casual stroll around the gardens. The hot houses are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tootrue
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Quite childish with Koalas clinging to bamboo. This is not how they live. Why would you have so much bamboo when you have many species of European trees and forest plants that you could display.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

The gardens are a really tranquil and relaxing way to spend a morning. They are fantastically maintained, and there is such a diverse number of areas, plus there is an excellent cafe on site.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ianhfraser
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful,relaxing garden. Not too many flowers at this time of the year. Will definitely revisit in the summer. Lovely cafe,to relax at the end of the day or just to soak up the sun. Entry price is quite cheap. Free parking next to the park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

These gardens are located in the Uithof, which is easily accessible from the city center. The gardens are beautifuly kept and show a great range of plants. A great getaway in the city of Utrecht.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank annemiekehwb
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We spent half a day in this beautiful and calm garden. Also enjoyed the butterfly exhibition and the tropical green houses! Amazing just to walk around and enjoy the surroundings. The only negative part was that there was almost no explanations in English, the information...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank eloverde
Reviewed 28 July 2018

What an amazingly place, so tidy and well cared for. Well worth the entrance fee as we spent a good few hours here. It is a little way out of town but we had bikes so this was ok. Had wonderful glasshouse areas and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank debbiemerchant
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We spent ca 2.5 hours in this beautiful green garden located in the university Utrecht complex and we reached by walk only in 15 min from where we stayed near by. Actually it is a small garden in terms of area, but the setting is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bufejapmecom
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Delightful botanic garden with wide range of plants and tree species well labelled. Good information boards (only a few in English). Insect and bees homes. Educational areas on seed dispersal and pollination, pharmaceutical plants. Spot the hidden animals (stuffed) in the bamboo. Green/Glass house with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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