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Autumn in the garden

Although the trees were shedding their leaves and the garden was starting to look bare, it was made... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Lynne P
hidden little garden

Tucked away a real little gem- free to enter but donations for upkeep welcome. Just off the high... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Loretta R
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited whilst on a Twixmas break in a local hotel. Well worth look throughout the seasons. Those plants and bushes that were in flower were glorious in the weak winter sun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Romantic_11
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This IS a hidden gem and well worth 15-30 minutes. It's a free garden that is a memorial to Mr. Wilson, who according to the signs, had a world wide impact in botany. He brought some of the best plants from one region to another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Although the trees were shedding their leaves and the garden was starting to look bare, it was made interesting by the information boards explaining who Ernest Wilson was and how the garden came about.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Tucked away a real little gem- free to enter but donations for upkeep welcome. Just off the high street we enjoyed our look round the plants- all with some connection with "Chinese" Wilson. Informative little display giving information about E. H. Wilson';s travels. Nice to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Loretta R
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We enjoyed this garden, and the information board about the Ernest Wilson's travels and work in the horticultural field. The only thing that could have been better was if more flowers were in bloom. Due to the cold weather, spring blooms are almost a month...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Just off the busy High Street this garden proved to be a little haven, filled with plants from China where Wilson made his famous plant collecting exhibitions. The informatiom plaques tell you all you need to know about this extraordinary man. I am sure it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Tucked away off the east end of the High St, this will fascinate anyone interested in Botantical History or gardening and features many specimens collected by 'Chinese' Wilson in a really tranquil setting; geat place to spend a reflective 30 minutes or so.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank PCS3009
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Whilst exploring the area we saw a little stone archway and realised that it was the entrance to a Memorial Garden. It was a delightful little garden with several seating areas where we could sit and admire the interesting trees and shrubs. It was a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank walkingwizard
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is easy to miss this lovely place. I chanced upon it just walking down the road and it was lovely little garden to walk round. It only takes a few minutes but it is worth a visit. It is particularly beautiful with the autumn...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Becky G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Memorial to a plant hunter supreme with nice examples set within the town itself, a pleasant diversion for a few minutes.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from grandmatricia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I uploaded them with the review, I think. Will have to check, as you've made me wonder.
16 July 2015|
Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
52°03'11.3"N 1°46'40.5"W alternatively, 52.053138, -1.777928 I tried to include a link to a google maps web page, but TripAdvisor wouldn't allow it. Enjoy your visit to the Cotswolds!