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Spetchley Park Gardens

Spetchley WR5 1RS, England
+44 1905 345106
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Not suitable for wheelchair users

The paths labelled 'wheelchair user friendly' were NOT so. They were very bumpy to push someone... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gomads
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful gardens and perfect spot for a picnic

We found Spetchley Park Gardens when looking for somewhere fairly local to Gloucestershire for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claire S
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Three miles east of Worcester surrounded by glorious countryside and deer park lays one of Britain’s best-kept secrets. Spetchley is a garden for all tastes containing one of the biggest private collections of plant varieties outside the major botanical gardens. Spetchley is not a formal paradise of neatly manicured lawns or beds but rather a wondrous display of plants, shrubs and trees woven into a garden of many rooms and vistas. It is certainly an ever changing garden and one undergoing many changes. The Revival Project is in its infancy; a ten year project aimed at reviving Spetchley's wonderful legacy. Please follow us to see how we get on and come and visit to view this wonderful garden and watch its transformation.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“tea room” (40 reviews)
“full bloom” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Spetchley WR5 1RS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The paths labelled 'wheelchair user friendly' were NOT so. They were very bumpy to push someone along - very uncomfortable for person in wheelchair & therefore not suitable at all. Tea Room has steps down into it - therefore no wheelchair access at all. Nice...More

Thank gomads
Henry B, Manager at Spetchley Park Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry that you found the garden difficult to get around. Other feedback has indicated that the paths are indeed wheelchair friendly. We are always looking at other surfaces but we need to ensure that it is in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Spetchley Park Gardens when looking for somewhere fairly local to Gloucestershire for a picnic. We loved the look of Spetchley on the website and took our picnic lunch there. It was the perfect place to sit and enjoy a birthday lunch. We were...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, husband and son have been coming to Spetchley since 2013 we always join for a years membership (friends of Spetchley ) its excellent value for money and you receive tickets to berkeley castle which is definitely worth a visit. All the staff are lovely...More

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Henry B, Manager at Spetchley Park Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled that so many of our friends keep coming back to visit and more than once a year. It shows that Spetchley has something magic and special to offer to everyone. Please spread the word as much as you can. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a week visiting gardens in the Cotswolds and surrounding area and these gardens are pleasant enough, but to be honest we did see nicer ones on our travels. There is an immaculate, large and new car park near the modern visitor entrance. We...More

Thank Andrew B
Henry B, Manager at Spetchley Park Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I completely understand your thoughts. Spetchley prides itself on not being like a National Trust Garden as many of our reviewers have mentioned. It is not an overly tended garden but a garden where many rare and sensitive species co-exist...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These really are very welcoming gardens which exude warmth from the start from the ladies in the welcome centre, to the gardeners, to the lady in the tearooms. These delightfully informal and rambling gardens are set in 30 acres and with only four gardeners to...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spetchley gardens are well worth a visit - we became "friends" during our first visit! Lovely gardens, excellent lake with seating around it, where you can watch the wildlife. fantastic walks around all the gardens. Lots of smaller gardens to walk around as well incorporated...More

Thank JohnFJAllen
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited as members of the HHA. The gardens are truly magnificent, lots of places to walk, some really unusual plants, great trees and lots of "rooms" to explore in the gardens. The tea rooms are very pleasant with outside seating and a great choice...More

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Spetchley gardens are easy to find with ample parking. Beautifull gardens,fantastic lake with seating around it,where you can watch the wildlife. fantastic walks,around the entire gardens. Lots of smaller gardens to walk around aswell incorporated in the whole gardens. lovely fountains,many many differing shrubs and...More

Thank bigtruck61
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Visited Saturday 26th May as a party of 4 adults, we had a 2-4-1 voucher so we all got in for £14, which is excellent value for money. The new car park is huge and the staff are really welcoming. Stunning colour in the garden...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It is easily accessible with clear road signs. Free parking is provided at the entrance of the Garden. The admission fee is £7 an adult. There're peonies, iris, onion flowers and wisteria flowering in the garden at the moment. We spent around 1.5 hours walking...More

Thank alexandraremi
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Steph C
10 October 2016|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather.If it is sunny all day ,take a picnic there;s plenty to see.and the gardens are quite extensive and there are walks as well but the weather has to be nice to appreciate the whole ambiance of the... More
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larrym4852
16 May 2015|
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Response from Henry B | Property representative |
Hi It costs £6.50 per adult and £6 per concession I hope we can welcome you to Spetchley soon Best wishes
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