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The National Herb Centre

Banbury Road | Banbury, Warmington OX17 1DF, England
+44 1295 690999
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Wide range of herbs, medicinal plants and other plants and shrubs

Well worth a visit as the plants are reasonably priced and there are many unusual offerings. There... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ken M
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Herb centre and Lunch

We visited the National herb centre on a gloriously sunny day. There are a good selection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“nature trail”(8 reviews)
“herb centre”(26 reviews)
“full english”(5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Banbury Road | Banbury, Warmington OX17 1DF, England
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+44 1295 690999
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"nature trail"
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"herb centre"
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"full english"
in 5 reviews
"buy plants"
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"leek and potato soup"
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"lavender cake"
in 2 reviews
"home cooked food"
in 2 reviews
"for sale"
in 6 reviews
"cakes"
in 7 reviews
"varied menu"
in 2 reviews
"children's play area"
in 4 reviews
"climbing frame"
in 2 reviews
"triple cooked chips"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 5 reviews
"staff were lovely"
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"gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit as the plants are reasonably priced and there are many unusual offerings. There is also a restaurant and a couple of gift shops.

Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the National herb centre on a gloriously sunny day. There are a good selection of quality herbs available and other plants shrubs and trees. There are extensive walks available should you be so inclined and a lovely little café / restaurant We enjoyed...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been out with friends and decided to do a detour and call at the herb centre it been a beautiful day so decided we would go and look at the plants on offer there decided to sit out in garden and have a latte...More

Thank Pauline R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place, with a wide range of herbs, and lots of helpful information for starting your own herb garden. Set in a scenic location you can walk through gardens that give ideas of which plants to grow together. The lunch was good...More

Thank karenway64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic array of plants/ herbs & an exhilarating windswept walk round the country trail. Took my elderly mum who happily sat watching the world while I hiked off. Our lunches were very speedy & great tasting. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Later in the day...More

Thank Shelley S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Do not be misled by the grand name; this is just a small and distinctly average garden centre with the usual range of tasteless garden centre gifts but absolutely nothing to commend it to a herb specialist or enthusiast. We have made four or five...More

Thank ProfSTB
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Sam T, Owner at The National Herb Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Prof STB I am very sorry that you feel this way. Clearly from the other reviews I’m glad that the other customers do not feel the same. I admit there are only currently four edible sages out plus two painted sages. We have another...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This place is nicely laid out with shopping, walking, kids activities and eating all catered for. There are signed walks from the main car park, but as we visited on a cold, rainy day we didn't take up this option. Plenty of herbs to pick...More

Thank Ell1618
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Sam T, Owner at The National Herb Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Good range of plants nicely laid out. Cafe was reasonable - we had coffee but there was also a lunch menu.

Thank StornowayKeith
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Had wanted to visit from the website description. We have a number of herbs in our garden. Even as early as this in the year they had a good range on plants on display and for sale. I'd describe this place as a specialist garden...More

Thank Finian H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I have been here a few times now and finally remembered to offer a review as it is always such a pleasure to come here I want others to know what they're missing. My favourite is their Lavender cake which is truly made with edible...More

Thank Numb3rsgal
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M0nkeyMadness
16 September 2017|
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Response from Sam T | Property representative |
Well behaved dogs are welcome on the site. We ask you to keep them on a lead and not to take them into the shop or Bistro. Outside seating is available in the Bistro and a tether point is available outside the shop. All... More
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neal_robins
14 April 2017|
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Response from Margaret T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are full facilities at the herb centre. Enjoy your visit.
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