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beautiful surrounds

this is a lovely park to wander around and see the different varieties of flowers and trees and to... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Clare S
Lovely family day out

Bicton Gardens offer a wonderful place for the whole family of any age to enjoy. The gardens are... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Judy J
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Over 64 acres to explore "A delight for gardeners" Spanning nearly 300years of gardening history, the park is home to many rare and beautiful species, collected from around the world. The Palm House is made from over 18,000 panes of glass (built...more
Bicton Park | Budleigh Salterton, Exeter EX9 7BJ, England
+44 1395 568465
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was a first time visit there are Ample parking places,as you go in the entrance to pay so nice to have the toilets there as well. Once you go through to the park everything just looked so clean and tidy. The gardens are breath...More

3  Thank pbarb74
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I took out a membership 8 months ago had numerous good visits. Recently visited with two friends, each of us with a 13 month old baby. One friend spent £15 on membership. We then spent £10 in the main cafe on coffee & cake, and...More

20  Thank Jonny W
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Bicton is beautiful! I haven’t been around all of it, but bought a season ticket so that we can visit again and again, and bring the dogs for a good walk and for us, a look at the beautiful gardens, trees and plants. We brought...More

Thank Lucylemonpip
Reviewed 4 August 2018

A truly great place to spend an afternoon. Amazing Gardens to wander around,with lots of hidden surprises. On one garden wall is a list of the rules the gardeners had to work from.Make time to visit the museum,so much to see and educational for children...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Bicton is a place full of surprises & every time we visit we seeem to discover another aspect of this amazing place! The gardens are wonderful & full of a huge diversity of plants. The many glasshouses hold wonders from afar & the lake is...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

this is a lovely park to wander around and see the different varieties of flowers and trees and to go on the train that goes around the park dog friendly too...

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Visited using Tesco vouchers. Had a great day children loved the train outside play park, we loved the amazing gardens. As it was hot and kids were in sandals we went to use indoor play area and silly me they needed sox these were available...More

2  Thank blackdown2
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Bicton Gardens offer a wonderful place for the whole family of any age to enjoy. The gardens are large, well stocked and maintained, a mix of formal beds and wooded areas, arboretum and rock garden, follies and lakes. A mini railway helps legs of the...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing! Well done to all concerned, an absolutely brilliant evening for both adults and children, we loved it, tribute acts were excellent and the firework finale was fab, very enjoyable would highly recommend! Thank you bicton

3  Thank kev S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Easy access, friendly staff, well kept garden and parklands. Train trip is worthwhile to see all extended area.

Thank WiltsMoonrakers
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful gardens and nice play area but I just think it is overpriced for what it is. I paid £31 for one adult and two children (no concession for students) and then more to go on the train. I was aware of the price...More

2  Thank Clareebug
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Supposed to be disabilty friendly laugh . Slopes hard to get around the place . Expensive entry prices. And they want more to use the train . Restaurant ok . Nice gardens . Grass poorly edged . Dogs cost extrs why . Disabled who cannot...More

4  Thank gerry1956561
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18 August 2018|
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Response from OnAir544081 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes it is lots of pathways but check on the website to make certain
13 July 2017|
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Response from maryWorcs | Reviewed this property |
No station nearest station Exmoth need to get a bus or taxi from there.
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Response from jesseatworld | Reviewed this property |
Yes! 😊 though I believe there is a small charge to take them in