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Address: Dervock, Antrim, Northern Ireland
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A hidden gem

We visited Benvarden on a cool, damp day on the recommendation of local friends and we loved it - on a sunny day it must be glorious. This is a private residence (i.e. not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2016
AlfsMum2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Limavady, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Was expecting more from Benvardin, seems like a half-hearted attempt. Cafe is dismal, luckily the weather was good and we could sit outside. £5 per adult is expensive for what you get.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We visited Benvarden on a cool, damp day on the recommendation of local friends and we loved it - on a sunny day it must be glorious. This is a private residence (i.e. not National Trust or similar) which is a small working estate welcoming visitors to the grounds for a nominal fee. The walled garden was full of produce,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lovely walled garden and much bigger than first meets the eye. Some very pretty areas and even a giant bear! Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Benvarden is a 17th/18th century estate that includes a fine walled produce garden, an ancillary flower garden with fish pond, a cobbled courtyard surrounded by old stone buildings and marked walks through landscaped spaces past scattered sculptures to a nearby pond and a privately built bridge over the river Bush. In late summer the red currants and blackcurrants are ripe... More 

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