We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scaplen's Court

Sarum Street, Poole BH15 1JW, England
+44 1202 262600
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Well worth the visit

See Poole's history in front of you , pottery from days gone by to the old sailing boats , a modern... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
george w
,
Poole, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

Scaplen's Court dates back to the 15th Century, when it was a merchant's house, after which it was... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Marty B
,
Romford, United Kingdom
Read all 9 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good56%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“physic garden” (2 reviews)
“century” (2 reviews)
“plants” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Sarum Street, Poole BH15 1JW, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1202 262600
Write a ReviewReviews (9)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"physic garden"
in 2 reviews
"century"
in 2 reviews
"plants"
in 4 reviews
"medicinal"
in 2 reviews
"museum"
in 2 reviews
"history"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 22 January 2018

See Poole's history in front of you , pottery from days gone by to the old sailing boats , a modern building with the visitor in mind most of all it's free entry .

Thank george w
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Scaplen's Court dates back to the 15th Century, when it was a merchant's house, after which it was used as an inn (known as The George Inn). It is named after the Scaplen family, who were a father and son team known for their cabinet...More

Thank Marty B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Easy access. Enough detail for interest without wiping out the atmosphere. A quiet corner of a busy town next door to the museum.

Thank pheasantfeather
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not spectacular, but a rather welcome break from the business of the Quay area in Summer. The physic garden at the back (which is open 6 months of the year) is a lovely quiet courtyard, and the catalogue of the plants and their medicinal uses...More

Thank My-family-and-me
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lovely Museum - very peaceful gardens This is small but a very nice museum . The plants in the garden are lovely and to sit our there is so peaceful. I liked the small schoolroom and there are many hands on things to try and...More

Thank CathyO55
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Scaplen's Court dates from the 13th century, has undergone many changes; during the Civil War it was "The George" and was billeted by Parliamentarian troops. In 1932 it was bought by The Society of Poole Men, to preserve and restore it for Poole. Entrance is...More

1  Thank Tony P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My daughter decided to have an unconventional wedding. The venue she picked was Scaplen's Court. The rooms are full of history and very picturesque, good background for photos, and you get to look around all of them. The staff are very friendly and provide a...More

1  Thank milkyway2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Behind Scaplen's Court is the garden. This is a lovely quiet oasis tucked away behind the museum but well worth seeking out. A lovely, informative garden which, as well as being a sun trap, The various herbs are labelled together with descriptions of their traditional...More

Thank John T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A lovely, well maintained and nicely manicured garden. The various herbs are discreetly labelled providing information on their medicinal and culinary uses. There are a number of benches allowing you to sit and enjoy this peaceful setting.

Thank SFrances C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Poole
Hotel du Vin Poole
1 324 reviews
.08 km away
Thistle Poole
1 042 reviews
.41 km away
RNLI College
919 reviews
.54 km away
Travelodge Poole Hotel
589 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Little Teapot
459 reviews
.04 km away
Bingley's Bistro
395 reviews
.09 km away
Italian Diva
561 reviews
.02 km away
Karma Mediterranean Grill & Bistro
714 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Poole Harbour
1 589 reviews
.18 km away
Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden
273 reviews
.01 km away
Brownsea Island Ferries
527 reviews
.22 km away
RNLI Memorial Sculpture
128 reviews
.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Scaplen's Court staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;