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Blakenham Woodland Garden

Little Blakenham IP8 4LZ, England
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Very disappointing

We visited today and found nothing of interest. I have visited numerous other arboretums and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Tavistock, Devon

We found this by chance when looking for something to do on Easter Bank Holiday Monday. There were... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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10 Jul 2017
“Very disappointing”
17 Apr 2017
Little Blakenham IP8 4LZ, England
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited today and found nothing of interest. I have visited numerous other arboretums and sculpture gardens in various parts of the UK and this was a big disappointment. Despite the £4 per head entrance fee, there was nothing to offer guidance or direction relating...More

Thank Demalu
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found this by chance when looking for something to do on Easter Bank Holiday Monday. There were only a handful of people visiting but what a wonderful place. So peaceful. Footpaths that weave their way through the woodland which was a mass of colour....More

Thank SuffolkMayfly
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Had a really wonderful time here, it was a lovely afternoon and the best part was we had the whole place to ourselves! Couldn't recommend this highly enough, really lovely. Just a note, it isn't a whole day out, as it is quite small! :)

Thank Louisa H
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Having last came here to see the drifts of snowdrops, this visit was all about the profusion of bluebells in bloom. What makes this garden special is the way it allows you to wander through the sensitively managed woodland, with lovely vistas and pathways at...More

Thank gerry p
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was wonderful and peaceful experience, we were the only two people visiting at the time. It was so lovely to be able to just wander about in the woods, looking at all the colours of the trees and the wildflowers as well as the...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 21 May 2015

A hidden gem - the camellias, magnolias and rhodedendrons giving a blaze of colour with bluebells carpeting a wide swathe. Thoroughly recommend a quiet walk round

1  Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 17 April 2015

The gardens are gorgeous - just the right amount of wild - and there are some fantastically exotic trees and shrubs, creating a very pretty canopy over a carpet of bluebells. One word of caution; I assume dogs are allowed, since there are no signs,...More

1  Thank joobasg
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Do not come here if your idea of a garden is bedding plants and manicured lawns! This is a subtly managed woodland, with glorious unusual shrubs and trees, magical in spring with snowdrops and hellebores, then magnolias and other flowering trees, through to summer with...More

1  Thank rejuvenated64
Reviewed 5 June 2012

This is a lovely unspoilt wooded garden, left for nature to take it's course to a large extend. Entry is payable by way of an honesty box and this means there is no-one around to answer any questions. There was no map of the woodland,...More

4  Thank Roy W
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