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Bridge End Garden

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Tranquil place to visit

This garden is tucked away and a joy to visit. It is made of different rooms and very well kept. A... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
maggie h
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Wonderfully relaxing.

Take a fabulous trip down the walled gardens and divine layouts. I would have gave it a 5* rating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John O
Chigwell, United Kingdom
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Bridge End | Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This garden is tucked away and a joy to visit. It is made of different rooms and very well kept. A lovely place to read a book in peace and quiet

Thank maggie h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a fabulous trip down the walled gardens and divine layouts. I would have gave it a 5* rating, but it easy to get lost, not enough signs!

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really tranquil gardens, beautifully maintained , and such a lovely quiet place to sit and reflect amidst this busy world. Think it could be better signed as its a bit of a walk from the main square.

Thank naomi156
Reviewed 11 September 2018

These gardens are a delight and not to be missed if you are visiting Saffron Walden. They are more our less in the centre of town and very well tended for.

Thank Chris383
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Lovely afternoon exploring these gardens and maze with friends before ending up at The Eight Bells for a drink!!

Thank Jak Jak G
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

All time local favourite, make sure you check the hours when the maze is open or be disappointed. The lower gardens on two levels are also outstanding and my children never tire of the best hide and seek experiences to be had. If the weather...More

Thank ShinyMummy M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Beautiful gardens, including an excellent maze, formal layouts and fountains. It was a very hot day when I visited, so the shady spots and the peace and quiet were very welcome.

Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Been there several times since it was ‘rediscovered’. So peaceful, yet so close to Saffron Walden centre. Obviously it varies during year due to flowering times, but still a lovely place to visit.

Thank chris b
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This is a well-maintained garden or should I say gardens within a garden. There is a lovely rose garden, walled garden, dutch garden, summer house lawn, peaceful war memorial garden area. There is a tiny but well thought out visitor centre 'unmanned' but has informative...More

Thank zuppinp3
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A brief visit. Pretty, tranquil and well maintained. A delight. Perfect for a romantic walk with someone special. Even in the drought it has lots of interest.

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Lidia R
8 August 2018|
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Response from AndyMcGonegal | Reviewed this property |
Free entry
Jackie A
25 April 2017|
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Response from MichaelCurtis | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea. Try the web. It is council run, so I am sure there will be info available
andy s
8 August 2016|
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Response from HistoryNeedsYou | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a lot of people walk their dogs in the gardens and in the park next door. ISTR there are some taps for watering the gardens from which you could get water for dogs too.