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This is a fab day out. The kids can run around see the chickens, peacocks, play in the park, get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jenniec123_11
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nottingham
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Beautiful and Tranquil

Visited the arboretum yesterday afternoon with my friend as a last minute decision. Been meaning to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RavenRen
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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These beautiful historic gardens and arboretum dating back to the late 1700's are surrounded by over 1600 acres of countryside within the picturesque village of Upper Arley beside the river Severn. In addition to providing wonderful walks through...more
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A442, Upper Arley DY12 1XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fab day out. The kids can run around see the chickens, peacocks, play in the park, get lost in the maze, watch the trains on the Severn valley railway and follow one of the trails. So much fun to be had. Recently...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the arboretum yesterday afternoon with my friend as a last minute decision. Been meaning to visit for a while and am glad we did. The courtyard with the fountains was lovely and we enjoyed the woodland walks and scenery. We loved discovering the little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RavenRen
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited during the Halloween trick or treat event with my 3 year old son. It was busy with lots of families but we had a lovely day. My son loved hunting for the arrows and clues along the trick or treat trail. The “trick...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beamwe
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visited today, never been before but because it was a warm and sunny day for October decided to have a walk and enjoy the Autumn colours. Plenty to see and admire. The Italian garden, walled garden and aboretum. Had coffee and lovely sandwich in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cookiescot
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very poor today. No cakes, at 2.30, hot chocolate machine not working and flat white coffee served in a huge mug so that it was watery and not worth drinking. Usually a lovely tea room especially on a lovely sunny day like todayMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine R
ArleyA40, Manager at Arley Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Christine We are very sorry you were disappointed on your visit to the Tea room on Sunday. We have worked very hard to build a reputation for looking after our customers and are saddened to hear that your experience was not a good one....More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We came here during the 6 weeks holiday with 1,5 & two 8 year olds. We took a picnic with us even though there is an on-site cafe. We ended up doing the trail they had which was brilliant the kids really enjoyed it. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SallyLyddiatt26
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Arley has the most beautiful of gardens to wander around they are all so well kept and no litter that we saw. The grandchildren loved the wide open spaces with nature trails, kids area and maize to visit.We went to the cafe about 2.00 and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day walking through the gardens and doing the woodland trail with the grandchildren. Excellent value for money, we took a picnic although there is a tea shop but we were a big group and picnic seemed the easier option. Would recommend this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SandraD4460
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went with 5 chilren, 13, 8, 2 6 year olds and a toddler of 12 m8nths. There was. something for everyone. The older children did the scavenger hunt, magical quest, which was excellent and the children really enjoyed taking part. Whoever organised it did a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Arley arboretum today for the first time, 2 adults and 4 young children aged 5 and under. We did the Magical Quest trail and we all loved every moment, well worth doing. The trail was very well thought out, wasn’t too long and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anne T
15 September 2018|
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Response from SK74Bristol | Reviewed this property |
We pushed 2 pushchairs around - on the paths and the grass and had no problems whatsoever.
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Helen C
3 June 2018|
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Response from paul t | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a plant sales area selling some plants from gardens.at a range of prices. not large.
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tweety1949
24 April 2018|
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Response from Binkie13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but can’t remember how much. It was such a shambles when we went you could probably get in without paying. Perhaps they have changed the system.
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