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Kestle Barton

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Peaceful and inspiring

The old farm buildings have been stunningly restored and walking through the beautifully designed... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Forestpatch
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Secluded, peaceful and beautiful!

Found Kestle Barton when it popped up on the National Gardens Website so went for a mooch on a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
JackyHS
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Porthleven, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Not a lot to see here this summer. The gallery just has a wall covered with writing: no artworks, as the main artist is away. Garden is nice enough, but small and not worth going out of your way for. The activity centre offers some...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The old farm buildings have been stunningly restored and walking through the beautifully designed small garden ,wild flower meadow and orchard was a joy on a hot sunny morning.We were welcomed by the most friendly and helpful woman and had delicious apple juice made from...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Found Kestle Barton when it popped up on the National Gardens Website so went for a mooch on a gloriously hot day. Small garden but planted with perennials round two circular lawns, walk through to a wild flower meadow and an orchard full of Old...More

1  Thank JackyHS
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We stayed in Avellan, a large, converted barn at Kestle Barton, which was perfect for a peaceful, off-the-beaten-tourist-track family holiday. The ancient farmhouse and its surrounding buildings have been beautifully and luxuriously converted to boast all modern facilities, while still retaining their charm. The setting...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Wow wee I,m blown away ,what a stunning place,and a brilliant CUCURBITA MAXIMUS exhibition ,and shown to us by the star of the show,ANNIE, she really made our day not only explaining the photos ,but also all beautiful plants , this place is full of...More

1  Thank Bret W
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Friendly staff. Beautiful gardens and a wonderful art gallery. Great walks around area. Tranquil and always a pleasure to visit.

1  Thank Just_in_the_south
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is our second stay and we will continue to return as we feel like we've found a piece of paradise! Quiet, secluded and relaxing ... the perfect escape from suburban life.

1  Thank lrnsndrsn
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The farmhouse has been beautifully restored/renovated. Still has the charm of a farmhouse but it has all the modern conveniences. We were able to have a small family reunion at Kestle Barton, my dear Aunt stayed in this house around 1920, the former owners were...More

1  Thank chandlertravelers
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location with a lovely walk around a wooded coastal path to Helford. Sample the delights of the Shipwrights Inn 👍

1  Thank bob43951
Reviewed 9 August 2017

There is a great walk from Helford to the barn, taking in Frenchmans Creek. Well worth a visit, nice stop for a coffee or icecream, to enjoy the view from the garden, and explore the interesting art gallery where the exhibitions change frequently, and are...More

1  Thank JackSpratsWife
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