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Painswick Rococo Garden

Gloucester Road, Painswick GL6 6TH, England
+44 1452 813204
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Delightful views from every aspect

October isn’t the greatest month in which to visit any garden unless there has been a conscious... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
FPrefect
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England
apple pressing....a first

I often take visitors to this garden, it's so peaceful and yet quirky. They have borrowed an apple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
thruppennyl
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Painswick Rococo Garden is a unique 18th century garden set in a hidden valley with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Painswick Rococo Garden was designed in the 1740s as an English country gentleman's pleasure garden, a place for holding intimate garden parties. Laid out in a hidden valley around Painswick House, the Garden is now the country's only complete surviving rococo garden. Since 1984, an ambitious restoration programme has transformed the Garden from a woodland wilderness into a stunning place to escape the busy world. Enjoy beautifully-framed views or snuggle in one of the fanciful garden buildings. Battle to find the centre of the unusual maze and enjoy homemade food in the cafe afterwards. The Garden is famous for its snowdrop displays in winter, usually February
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gloucester Road, Painswick GL6 6TH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

October isn’t the greatest month in which to visit any garden unless there has been a conscious focus on autumn interest, which is not the case here. But looking for gentle relaxation at the end of a week’s frantic attraction visiting a stroll round the...More

Thank FPrefect
Reviewed 3 days ago

I often take visitors to this garden, it's so peaceful and yet quirky. They have borrowed an apple press this autumn and invited people to book in to press their own apples for a small donation. I'm over the moon...it was such fun, lovely to...More

Thank thruppennyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusual gardens. Interesting features with borders and veg planning in the dip of the garden. Small but varied garden with plenty of vistas and walks. The maze defeated us but was fun. Lunch was good. Tuna mayo sandwich with chips and not too pricey.

Thank c r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gardens are beautiful, lots of little tucked away areas to explore, ponds, geese, fish and several little follies and summer houses. When we arrived we had a coffee then fully explored the gardens, heading back to the cafe at about 2pm for a sandwich. We...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heavenly please visit in spring when the snowdrops bloom. its been a few years since I last visited but it has remained in my memory as stunning.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens in a lovely rural setting nice ponds helpful staff very interesting shrubs and plants amazing peace and tranquillity but beware of the steep inclines parking was excellent

Thank 110,936
Reviewed 14 September 2017

a lovely peaceful garden with beautiful designs, wheelchair friendly, do take a picnic and enjoy! well laid out

Thank hensmanhouse
Reviewed 12 September 2017

simply amazing. well designed and very interesting. The maze was great fun and the kitchen garden was brilliant.The woodland play area was the icing on the cake!We went back over 50years to become those small kids who loved see saws and swings!

Thank Dina S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Easy to park. Staff friendly and pleasant. Walkway through to garden and vista is very deceptive. Amazing view along with well laid out varied areas of garden keep you exploring. There is a nice flat area for picnics and where outdoor performances are staged. Some...More

Thank Kat N
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My wife and I joined HHA three years ago (rejoined again this year £77.00 and visited 25 properties last year and 20 so far this year) and visited Rococo two years ago and decided we would visit again whilst in the area on Saturday 2nd...More

Thank busterSolihull
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ringo123Hampshire
9 September 2017|
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Response from BrotherLawrence | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking but I would say not great for a buggy
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Claire J
12 February 2017|
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Response from DomPHamilton | Property representative |
Hi again Claire. Not sure what happened with the links, sorry. Adult Gift Aid admission is £8, standard £7.20.
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Joan H
19 January 2017|
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Response from AntoniaTrip | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they are up now, but wait for a sunny day.
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