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Castle Hill

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Scenery to behold all around

Great home of the nobility for many years/good clean air/much to take photos of but not open on... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
A large landscaped garden

This is a large landscaped garden on a country estate with lovely views from the castle folly on... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Privately owned historic 50 acre gardens surround the spectacular family home set in the rolling hills of Devon. Come and enjoy a picnic in the grounds or visit the garden kiosk for a cream tea. Walks take you through the Millennium Garden, Walled...more
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Filleigh, Barnstaple EX32 0RQ, England
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great home of the nobility for many years/good clean air/much to take photos of but not open on Saturday.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelQ5370SN
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This is a large landscaped garden on a country estate with lovely views from the castle folly on the top of the hill. You do not have to walk up that far but the views towards Exmoor, Dartmoor and towards the Bristol Channel are super...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The drive up to this house is stunning. We stopped at the cafe which is just near the entrance for lunch. Not a huge selection but very adequate and very reasonable prices. It was a beautiful warm sunny day and was really pleasant exploring the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zipperhead2003
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We greatly enjoyed our visit to Castle Hill Gardens yesterday, the sun shone, the air was clear so the fairly strenuous trek to the ruined castle at the top was well worth the effort. We could see Exmoor and Dartmoor quite clearly. What was really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank prudence08
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is the last garden that we visited on our HF Holidays Somerset & Devon Garden Tours which were led excellently by the very knowledgeable and entertaining Christine Walkden. Very regretfully, we only spent one hour at this fine, "Capability Brown" type landscape, on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank UKTerry
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The Gardeners have done a Wonderful job in Keeping these Beautiful grounds. It is also Dog friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 693anon
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Excellent morning walking in the grounds of this beautiful home. Well worth another visit if we are in the area again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yassos9
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A family visit today was most enjoyable and we were very surprised there were not more visitors. The splendid and elegant house sits in a mix of formal and informal gardens and we enjoyed a leisurely walk around this beautiful estate, encompassing riverside, woods, a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a second review so I apologise for any differences. Magnificent Gardens and setting. Good refreshments too. The paths amongst the plants, flowers trees and shrubs are pleasant and wonderfully picvtureaque and the scent (when we were there) of the azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tim O
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Used the Gardeners World 2 for 1 offer, the price otherwise is £7 for adults. We were greeted by friendly ladies in the reception. It was the perfect time of year to visit as the rhododendron and azaleas were out. I don’t know what sort...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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We welcome dogs on leads