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Very well maintained garden is a huge asset for Watford

Its great to see public gardens so well maintained and cared for. Too many public green spaces see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Always outstanding

I have visited this garden many times over the years and it is always just wonderful. I visited... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2019
London, United Kingdom
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Nascot Wood Road, Watford WD17 4SL, England
+44 1923 278629
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Its great to see public gardens so well maintained and cared for. Too many public green spaces see minimal maintenance - lawns mowed and some poorly done pruning and thats it. Cheslyn in contrast is clearly being managed by someone who really knows about plants....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlinaRC
Reviewed 16 February 2019

I have visited this garden many times over the years and it is always just wonderful. I visited today in the middle of winter, snowdrops, cyclamen, and crocus everywhere. The snowdrops were especially great but as you walk through the garden, you are hit by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aine67
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Found by chance when we moved to the area. Beautiful stunning gardens with absolutely stunning flowers, well kept garden, nice bird Avery

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PaulaLondon
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I've been visiting these gardens since I was a child, and now I enjoy taking my own children there. It's a beautiful, tranquil place to see birds, beautiful flowers. We have even used it for a family photo shoot, it provides a perfect backdrop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SimmoJen83
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

While away an hour or so. An amazing collection of plants, many well known but also a few gems. Watch the Koi carp and the birds in the aviary. Listen to the tiny pigeons cooing to each other. Big enough for small children to run...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrsPepperpot_12
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Not only is the cutivated part of the garden looking beautiful we loved the log lined paths meandering round the wild area which is full of fascinating trees and shrubs sparkling in the sunshine.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maggieianh
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A wonderful oasis of serenity. Spoilt at times by children with balls and running all over the flower beds. So utterly beautiful and inspirational , I completely love this garden. Thank you to the gardener who keeps this - solo. Amazing. ❤️

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank helenclare34
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Slowly sauntering around the beautiful garden was a lovely thing to do on an hour on a Sunday. It has an enchanted garden feel with many twists and turns it can't help make you feel excited about what's to come. It's so peaceful you could...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FelicityMJ
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Formal and informal areas of garden well worth a visit. Includes a small pond (with fish and damsel flies) and an aviary with finches and other small birds. The gardens are very peaceful with sufficient seating for you sit and let the day drift by....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anita L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This place is well worth a visit, beautiful gardens, pond and bird aviary, lots of hidden pathways through the trees, and all free

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris B
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22 September 2018|
Response from Lidia R |
Hey 🙋 how much does it cost??
21 September 2018|
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Response from 997kevins | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the gardens are run by the council, it would be worth asking them, another answer below has their number. However we live opposite and can’t recall them being used for a private function for at least the last 10 years... More
11 September 2018|
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Response from Sapper1976 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, as people walk their dogs in the wooded areas.