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Showborough House Sculpture Garden

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Address: Showborough House | Twyning, Tewkesbury GL20 6DN, England
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Well worth a visit, when open

We're not into art,etc in any great way,but we all enjoyed walking around the grounds & garden while viewing the great variety of sculpture and statue's on show most of it I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We're not into art,etc in any great way,but we all enjoyed walking around the grounds & garden while viewing the great variety of sculpture and statue's on show most of it I believe from local artists I loved the full sized lady made from stainless steel cogs/disc !! £2000,but what price art?? Probably most important I still remember her weeks... More 

Thank bobbypiggins
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend an hour. The garden is well maintained and following any of the trails around lets you see the interesting sculptures on display.The sculptures vary from wood carved flying owls to ornate coloured glass pieces from a number of different artists. Nice idea that it is free to wander round and then offer a donation... More 

Thank AFL63
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely small gardens with amusing sculptures and modern art. Thoroughly enjoyed walking round these gardens finding the sculptures. Tea room within the house. Free entry but donations are requested and forwarded to the British heart Foundation and up keep of the garden. Well worth a visit especially on a sunny day.

Thank wendy t
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70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an event which can be enjoyed by everyone, particularly on a dry day. There is a nice house exterior and some of the statues are really striking. Entry is free although one is expected to offer a contribution

Thank Pendock
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 2017 show opened yesterday bigger and better than ever. Don't miss it! The garden is not huge but it is spectacular. The planting is beautiful creating a riot of colour and a perfect setting for the sculptures. Even Andrew's shed is a work of art. There is no charge for entry, but after touring the exhibition you can make... More 

2 Thank EssentiallTraveller
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful garden. Every turn leads to a new point of admiration. The scuptures where placed to lead the eye on to each new point of discovery. Well worth a visit and its free... donations are appreciated. We enjoyed our visit and wish we lived closer as would love to visit again .

1 Thank adelaide60
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Firstly, entry to this experience is free so rating it less than 5star would be churlish. The venue is not easy to find but us worth searching out. There are many sculptures and creations by various artists and all are for sale ranging from £40 to thousands. Some are incomprehensible unless modern art is your bag and some are just... More 

Thank Loobabe
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Tucked away in Worcestershire is this glorious garden of many rooms. The plant in each room have been carefully selected to create a theme and in some cases are themselves are part of the sculpture. We went on one of the weekends when the art and sculpture exhibition was on. Hundreds of sculptures of all kinds, lots to grab the... More 

Thank DaveEvans45nSingle
Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The house is host to an amazing music festival every summer. The Live Experience festival showcases local talent and gives music students a chance to experience playing in front of an audience. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, kids are made welcome with face painting and art activities. There are lovely cakes and a burger van and the music is... More 

Thank lisamO5994XY
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
177 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Visited as a family for the first time this year. The gardens are well kept and the sculptures stunning. A price list was provided at the start of the 'trail' but it was often hard to correlate the piece you were looking at against the list. A more obvious number being displayed would certainly improve the experience. While the prices... More 

Thank Tarik L

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