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Groombridge Place Gardens

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Great santa

We went here for a visit to see santa on the 9th Dec. Well although cold and dreary weather, santa... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Axminster, United Kingdom
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A disappointing second visit

We had been to Groombridge Garden the year before -- also around Halloween -- and it was a... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
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“peter pan”(35 reviews)
“an adventure”(10 reviews)
Groombridge Place has lovely walled gardens overlooking a 17th century moated manor house. The Enchanted Forest has something for all ages from Crusoe's World with its tree houses and rope bridge. The boardwalk also in the forest is a popular play...more
Groombridge Place Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QG, England
+44 1892 861444
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for the Christmas Circus. Paid £25 for circus tickets online for a family of 4, which said includes general admission. Tickets received by email and in their small print actually exclude general admission!!! Absolute joke. Charged an extra £24.50 to get through the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Naomi E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a visit to see santa on the 9th Dec. Well although cold and dreary weather, santa was great, friendly, funny and involved all the family. Best santa I've seen in ages. If all the other staff follow Santa's lead would be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank J5934DBmartink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came with family on the 9th December for a Santa visit and were really disappointed. None of the craft activities they mentioned on the website were set up. We visited a couple of years ago and our kids throughly enjoyed the whole experience which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Sneh B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked Father Christmas for my youngest son. This meant also paying an entrance fee to Groombridge Place. The family ticket was 49.00, not including Santa, more than usual as a special event. We had thought this would be a nice day out and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Claire42Pe
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We had been to Groombridge Garden the year before -- also around Halloween -- and it was a wonderful experience. Now we were looking forward to another visit to the gardens and the enchanted forest. Unfortunately, the gardens show signs of serious neglect. The adventure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank stefanie12017
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We took our children to Groombridge last year for their Halloween event and it was brilliant. We had a wonderful day there, you could clearly see a great deal of effort had been put in - activities for the children, loads of decorations and places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Mobile36040317864
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We went here for the halloween experience and will not be going again. 3 years ago it was good but now it is overpriced the food was so expensive £5,50 for hot dog and a hot chocolate the staff looked as if they didnt want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We had several families, children from 2 to 30 and we played all day, it was fabulous fun and everyone including the Grandparent generation went on the giant swings! There has been so much added since we last visited and it was great before, now...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I am disgusted at the price increase for this so called event, it’s a complete rip off. This event cost me £49-50 for a family of 4 and from the write up sounded like a really good eventful family day out, how wrong was I....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Sparesman
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We are local (Langton Green) and have been taking our children for several concurrent years, if we had read the reviews we would not have spent 50 pounds on a family ticket today. Previous visits at Halloween half term have seen several sets of actors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Ben S
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7 November 2018|
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Response from Jane G | Reviewed this property |
I suggest demolishing the whole site! Vile place and their customer service is non-existent
Jane G
6 November 2018|
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Response from Angel305 | Reviewed this property |
We had the same problem but eventually got through. They were very busy and I believe in the week less staff They finally answered me at a weekend when I called over tickets
27 August 2018|
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Response from Angel305 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mistyped that Under 3’s are free