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"Beautiful garden"

This garden is so well looked after beautiful large trees, buildings bridges and carved fallen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen B
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Very well designed

This is a very cleverly designed and very well-maintained garden. It follows the classical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reigate, United Kingdom
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The Swiss Garden is a late Regency, nine acre garden, which is adjacent to the Shuttleworth Collection. The garden was created by the third Lord Ongley between 1820 and 1835, and is laid out in the romantic and Swiss picturesque style. It is the...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is so well looked after beautiful large trees, buildings bridges and carved fallen trees into lovely sculptures and ponds . There is so much more to this tranquil garden. Well worth a visit.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very cleverly designed and very well-maintained garden. It follows the classical landscape garden style, with points of interest that become visible around each corner. I would definitely recommend seeing it as well as the Shuttleworth Collection.

Thank Counting_Boy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably compact and easy to walk around with various points of interest at set points, nice stop off on a fine day. We wandered around all the pathways noted on the map provided. The Grotto and Fernery are unusual constructed as is in a cave,...More

Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love gardens, my husband loves airplanes. This was the perfect stop for us! The garden volunteers and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's something rather unique about the Swiss gardens, it's kind of a landscaped garden in miniature, not great for plants but full of great little features. Very well maintained and as it isn't too large you quickly move from one interesting feature to another. it's...More

Thank cebden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a nice hour here walking around the well looked after gardens, it was very quiet ( Monday) & well worth the entry fee

Thank sweetytours
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Swiss Garden at Shuttleworth is a great place to take a walk and perfect for anyone who likes gardens. Our favourite part was the grotto and vintage glasshouse, which was lovely. Make sure you pick up a free map to help navigate the gardens...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

These gardens are very lovely with lots of quirky buildings and features to admire. Whizz round in half an hour or stroll, take time to sit en route and while away an hour or two enjoying the history and views. There's an app you can...More

Thank rosebug
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This delightful garden is accessed by a sop which also serves the amazing Shuttleworth collection ; a history of older aeroplanes, with many planes to see. Make a day and visit the collection too, with a pleasant quickly served lunch at the restaurant. If you...More

Thank debrichgil
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you are in the area this one is a must! So pleasant to just wonder around, I keep going back and visiting every season!

Thank T. L
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Nicola T
22 July 2018|
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Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Dogs on leads are permitted on site, and are welcome on the restaurant patio (water bowls are available here). They are not allowed inside The Collection hangars, Swiss Garden, Play Area, Visitor centre or restaurant (unless... More
25 August 2015|
Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Hello, it depends on whether we are on Winter or Summer Opening hours. Summer times – 9.30 – 17.00 (last admission 16.00), Winter times – 10.00 – 16.00 (last admission 15.00).
Tony C
5 July 2015|
Response from Jeanne1305 |
The gardens do not have a tea room - but the Shuttleworth collection (where the garden is located) do.