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Superb Santa!!

I booked early and we took my daughter to see Santa at Burston. I believe it’s the first time they... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
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Great Christmas Shop

Visited here and they have not long opened their Christmas shop for the season - lots of variety of... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
St Albans, United Kingdom
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North Orbital Road | Chiswell Green, St Albans AL2 2DS, England
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We took our 2 year 9 month old to see Father Christmas today. Naturally she was very excited. But whilst she stood outside the grotto waiting her turn, she stamped her feet, and made a little bit of a fuss, as she wanted to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vanessa c
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

I booked early and we took my daughter to see Santa at Burston. I believe it’s the first time they had a grotto there. Previously we’ve been to others, much more expensive and no interaction other than with a Santa who just asks what they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy a trip to Burstons and was looking forward to taking our Grand Daughter to see their new Grotto and Santa. There’s not much to see except 1 story telling reindeer and a chance to make reindeer food for Christmas Eve. Expensive at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Harrwill
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Visited here and they have not long opened their Christmas shop for the season - lots of variety of decorations, lights, trees, gifts in all colours and types - well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Went there with my client christien to get some plant and compost which we did. She surprised me at the tea room there before we shopped I had coffee and a scone which was lovely. Load off gift ideas as you enter. Then a large...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank justinl297
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Went to buy some duck feed but ended up enjoying the sea life in the aquatic centre too. Friendly and helpful staff too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alice502016
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This garden centre has all the usual extras, but better than most. Quality kids' toys and games, food, adult gifts, and a wide selection of cards. Classy clothes, excellent pet area, decent cafe. Then there's the plants, good quality, well labelled, always easy to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 664RachelH
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This place will have most gardening equipment. If you are looking for a large lawnmower or trimmers that are above domestic use this is not the right place for you. The outdoor plant section has a huge variety. All manor of landscaping paraphernalia is spread...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kubi B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I always feel relaxed at Burton's. There is lots of plants to choose from, some areas tend to suffer from too much sun and not enough water and therefore the plants are not as good condition as you would want. Not all areas however. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rod K
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is a well stocked garden centre, especially for garden equipment and furniture. Its seed collection is extensive and stocks quality season plants at a reasonable price. The staff are knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 254pf
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