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Evenley Wood Garden

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Evenley NN13 5SH, England
+44 7776 307849
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Fabulous woods & garden

We were a little worried after reading about the mud, by the way, what can you expect if its been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
R0bbie26
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Morning Bug hunt

Had a great morning searching for Bugs me and kids covered whole wood in search of the critters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
markbeacham2018
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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Set amongst the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, this 60-acre private woodland garden contains a large and notable collection of plants ranging from unusual trees and shrubs to a wide range of selected lilies and other bulbs. Opening times: 11am - 4pm 6th February - 31st October Café open at weekends until the end of May Entry prices: £5 Adult £1 Children over 12 years old FREE for children under 12 years old Season tickets available for £30 per person Group visits, tours, and event bookings are welcome
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Evenley NN13 5SH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little worried after reading about the mud, by the way, what can you expect if its been raining for 2 weeks .... - however, we went to visit today and it was fabulous. The magnolias were lovely and in full bloom, Rhodedendrons...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great morning searching for Bugs me and kids covered whole wood in search of the critters will definetly be coming back such a great place especially this time of year in full summer bloom.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd never heard of Evenley Wood Garden and just went along on a whim last weekend with a friend. And how pleased we were to find ourselves surrounded by the most beautiful woodlands, with exquisite azaleas and rhododendrons blooming among the paths. There were beautiful...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read how wonderful this garden is and thought how nice it would be to visit. I know we've had an awful lot of bad weather since Christmas, so it was no surprise to find the place was muddy and boggy. Luckily I had...More

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Alison O, Public Relations Manager at Evenley Wood Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit today. I understand that sometimes payn to see and attraction on a rainy afternoon can seem a little unfair but I would feel vituous in the knowledge that every entrance fee into the wood...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought a family ticket (more cost effective than paying £5pp every visit) PURELY because of the presence of OPEN AIR FOODS in the cafe. They have gone! I thought I would be fair and give the cafe a go: There was no buzz like...More

Thank Paula W
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Alison O, Public Relations Manager at Evenley Wood Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry you felt the need to give such a scathing review of our first weekend flying solo, as it were. The decision for Open Air Foods to depart from the wood was not made by us and we were given extremely short...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Found out that the Wood now has a cafe on Saturday and Sundays so went for Mother’s Day. The walk around the woods were lovely - so pretty. Not a very strenuous walk more of an ambling stroll, perfect given the cold weather we have...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We came for a family walk in half term. It was very cold but a lovely clear day and we wanted to see the snow drops. We were disappointed to find the cafe was shut and we were surprised by how steep the enrty fees...More

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Sophie C, Public Relations Manager at Evenley Wood Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your trip with us. Evenley Wood Garden is privately owned garden and is completely funded by the entrance fee of £5 per adult. Free for children. We also have a lot of rare plants including over 80 varieties...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Evenley is one of the most delightful spring gardens in the country. It comes without the huge crowds that descend on Anglesey Abbey but in its own way is as enjoyable to visit.The stream that flows through the garden provides a focus for the planting....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted somewhere to go for a walk when meeting friends midway between our two homes. The Garden seemed ideal until the day for travel arrived at the end of February & it had been snowing. As a result it was bitterly cold with a light...More

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Sophie C, Public Relations Manager at Evenley Wood Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

I am so sorry that the weather impacted you day with us. It has indeed been a brutal week with bitterly cold winds. I do hope this will not deter you from visiting again and giving us the chance to redeem ourselves.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Me and my dad have been to Evenley Wood Garden possibly 6 times so far, it is a place that is great to go to at different times of the year. There can be different flowers out depending on which time of year you go....More

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Alex S
9 August 2016|
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Response from Evenley W | Property representative |
Hi Alex, Thank you for visiting us, and sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. I'm afraid our current brochure isn't very clear as the 'tempting treats' section appears to state that our café is open every weekend... More
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James W
30 April 2016|
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Response from Evenley W | Property representative |
Hi James, You are more than welcome to bring your dog, provided that he or she is kept on a lead at all times.
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