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Hill Close Gardens

Hill Close Gardens Visitor Centre Bread and Meat Close, Warwick CV34 6HF, England
+44 1926 493339
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We both like gardens and are interested in social history so found our visit here very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrandmaOwl
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
An Afternoon Delight!

If you haven't already visited these fabulous gardens, I would urge you to do so. You can almost... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wixford66
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Hill Close Gardens are a rare example of victorian detached leisure/pleasure gardens. Once used by townsfolk who lived above their businesses and wanted to escape from the crowded town centre. Owners and tenants came here after work or on Sundays to tend their flowers, fruit and vegetables or to relax. These gardens have been fully restored to their original charm and boasts a visitor centre that can be hired out and is used as a tearoom on weekends and bank holidays through the summer months. The gardens are open all year during weekdays. Plant / produce / gift sales. Special events are put on throughout the year.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hill Close Gardens Visitor Centre Bread and Meat Close, Warwick CV34 6HF, England
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+44 1926 493339
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We both like gardens and are interested in social history so found our visit here very rewarding. I liken it to owning a beach hut nowadays....a bit of one upmanship really. But you can easily imagine the benefits for the owners and their excitement when...More

1  Thank GrandmaOwl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven't already visited these fabulous gardens, I would urge you to do so. You can almost feel the love with which they've been returned to their former glory, giving a living glimpse into times gone by and providing a much needed haven for...More

1  Thank wixford66
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

As allotment people really look forward to these gardens and they are great. Victorian gardens renovated over a number of years. Listed summer house. Lots of Apple and pear trees lovely flowers and a warm welcome on arrival. Shame it rained at the end.

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Hill Close G, Manager at Hill Close Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit. Come again and hopefully the sun will be out.

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Super little allotment gardens close to Warwick Town centre & the Racecourse. Nice place to chill out with a book. The cafe is only open part time, but a tea/coffee is always available

1  Thank julie w
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Reminded me of visiting my grandparents garden all those years ago. Old blue brick edging to the well tended borders, flowers and thriving allotment crops, amazing restored small summerhouses that you just want to sit in forever. It really is a fascinating glimpse on how...More

1  Thank Roy L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is the third time I have been to these beautiful gardens but I took my friend of 86 today and she thought they were wonderful. So much hard work and passion has gone in to saving these amazing gardens. It takes you back in...More

2  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Thank goodness this was saved from the bulldozers and lovingly restored by local volunteers - and what a job they have done! The remaining Victorian gardens have been nursed back to their former splendour and listed summerhouses restored to former glory. We visited in July...More

1  Thank Mesnilpat
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I have been a couple of times to Hill Close Gardens they are a wonderful place to see how people used to live and the plants they used to grow. It is a great place to visit if you are in the area!

1  Thank hug089
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Tucked away between the centre of town and the racecourse, this gem is both a quiet garden retreat and one of the last surviving examples of the Victorian Garden. You don't have to be any good with gardening to appreciate the work and talent that...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Hill Close Gardens were originally so-called "detached gardens" where the garden was some distance from the residence of its Victorian owner. I visited here after Mill Garden and Leicester House, including its exquisite gardens, so you might reasonably expect I'd had my fill of gardens,...More

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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we didn't eat there we just had a walk around the gardens
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