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West Green House

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Address: West Green House Thackhams Lane | Nr. Hartley Witney, Hook RG27 8JB, England
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+44 1252 844611
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A stunning ten acre garden restored by Australian garden designer Marylyn...

A stunning ten acre garden restored by Australian garden designer Marylyn Abbott over the last twenty years. Combining a classical Lakefield design with a blend of formal and informal planting, English traditions and Australian flair, West Green offers intimacy and spectacle in a country setting. Access to the beautiful Victorian greenhouses is included and a visit to the formally planted vegetable garden is a must! West Green also offers a Tea Room and shop, is entirely accessible for those with limited mobility and each year hosts the West Green House Season of Music and Opera in July,

Please note that West Green House is privately owned and not open to the general public.

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A Little Gem of a find

Such a lovely place to visit and walk around, benches placed around so you can sit and relax while looking at all the different plants, wonderful effort has gone into making the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely place to visit and walk around, benches placed around so you can sit and relax while looking at all the different plants, wonderful effort has gone into making the garden feel formal but at the same time casual and allowing wild flowers to grow in their natural habitat. Lovely little tea rooms and shop, reasonably priced for... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lovely big garden full of many different species of flowers.It is a brilliant place with a really good tea room there are tasty scones (I tried one). My Mummy and Daddy said that the coffee was very good.We went through the public footpath and saw fields full of blue bells .Overall this place is fantastic .PS This... More 

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Thank Benjamin H
Bramley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon in the recent early spring sun with our young twin girls sedately walking the 10 acre award winning landscaped gardens at West Green House. Although it's right on our doorstep, we have never before visited this little gem of a place. We had no problems with access with our double pram and there were no... More 

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Thank Adrian S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a relaxed hour or so wandering the gardens. The daffodils were largely over, but the formal beds had some extraordinarily frilly tulips. Having been to the Keukenhof only a week earlier to see the mixed planting a in such a different style was very enlightening. Altogether beautifully kept, interestingly planted formal gardens. There are new areas on the way... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Been before in October and was keen to go back when there was some colour. Not disappointed, tulips were at their best with many colours and varieties, well worth the trip. The gardens are well kept and suitable for disabled wheel chairs. Like most gardens it needs to be viewed at different times of the year to appreciated the variety... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a small national trust gardens near Hartley Whitney. The gardens are well maintained and very pretty, including lakes, walled garden and small folly like buildings. There is a coffee shop but the toilets were not clean. I decided to take my small granddaughter there for a treat and to show her the flowers and ducks. On entering the... More 

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Calcot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

April is a great time of year to visit this garden and enjoy the tulips. It was a very enjoyable afternoon

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Thank Lawrie52
Andover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have just come back from a visit to the gardens and although timing wise it wasn't the best time to see the garden because the daffodils were just going over and the tulips are on the point of flowering and they are carrying out some new gardens works so some of the garden area looks a little untidy. It... More 

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1 Thank Mandie S
Wirral UK
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752 reviews
378 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 543 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The sat nav took us right to the entrance. The gardens are lovely. We first walked around the manicured walled garden and then around the outside gardens. There were spring flowers everywhere. We then had tea and cake in the quaint cafe walled garden. The service was a bit amiss and the queue took a while to mov and then... More 

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MaryMH41, Public Relations Manager at West Green House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your visit to West Green House. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Gardens and take seriously the issues you raise about our Tea Room. It is true to say that on sunny days such as we have recently enjoyed, the Tea Room can get extremely busy. We have... More 

Surrey England
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is a place I visit often and love. But today's 'welcome' beggared belief. I visited with a friend - we are National Trust members and often visit, walk around the garden, spend money in the cafe (usually have a nice lunch) and also rarely leave without buying something in the shop. Sadly today we got all the way to... More 

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MaryMH41, Public Relations Manager at West Green House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at West Green House Gardens. I am disappointed to read that you were not happy with our response to your request as you entered the garden at West Green House as it is never our intention to appear rude in any way and if we did so on this occasion... More 

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