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St. Paul's Walden Bury

Hitchin, England
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Rude and unhelpful

We were considering getting married at St Paul's Walden Bury after having visited previously and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Nicky T
London, United Kingdom
Garden visit

Took my Grandchildren to enjoy the grounds on open day in April. They loved exploring the garden... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Jessica S
via mobile
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This is an excellent example of the 1730s Forest Style formal garden set in woodlands with a nineteenth-century house.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
17 May 2017
“Garden visit ”
12 Sep 2017
“Rude and unhelpful”
Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were considering getting married at St Paul's Walden Bury after having visited previously and contacted them to ask for information and so view the venue. I was really disappointed when my email was answered with a short and sharp reply informing me they would...More

Thank Nicky T
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Took my Grandchildren to enjoy the grounds on open day in April. They loved exploring the garden running up the grass slopes to local church.

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We got married at St Paul's Walden Bury in the summer of 2016. We found that the process of booking up until out big day was stress free and that Caroline was always very helpful. The grounds are absolutely stunning and our guests found it...More

Thank katiepoxson
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We usually visit St Paul's Walden when it is open for either the Red Cross or the NGS open garden scheme, the formal gardens with views between avenues of hedging and walks through woodland with rhododendrons are lovely to see and at differing times of...More

Thank Grandad700
Reviewed 29 June 2016

In their 'hey day' this house and gardens would have been a sight to behold. Unfortunately with so many of these large houses the running costs have seen its demise. Still worth a look to imagine its former splendour

2  Thank Alison B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I was here with my family on a really nice spring day. It was very sunny and the walk around the vast gardens and around the water body was absolutely delightful. Such a wonderful feeling to see such beautiful flowers in full bloom. It is...More

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 11 June 2015

After visiting the garden in both May and June I would like to thank the present owners for sharing their garden with the public. A peaceful and beautiful formal garden design made more attractive by its lack of formality today. The azaleas and rhododendrons were...More

3  Thank Pam W
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Visited the grounds as part of the yellow book scheme and was very disappointed. Once upon a time these gardens must have been a sight to behold but sadly as with many of these old houses a state of disrepair and neglect has taken over....More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This is a quite magical and rare formal garden from the early 18th century in which allees defined by clipped beech hedges radiate from the house, often terminating in motifs such as statues and in, in one case, the parish church. It is really wonderful...More

5  Thank SwanseaBear
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