Bennetts Water Gardens

The history of the gardens

Visitor Testimonials

We value customer feedback, when you visit be sure to fill out and return our Visitor Survey before you leave, your comments help us improve the gardens for everyone.

Here are some recent comments from visitors to the gardens:

"Very peaceful."

28 September 2018

"Lovely gardens. Really enjoyed our visit. Thank you."

28 September 2018

"I thought the lakes and ponds were breathtaking. Lots of atmospheric photos. Well done!"

18 September 2018

"Don't think much can be improved. The layout was well though out, the planting and design imaginative and varied. Enjoyed too seeing the wildlife drawn here. Well done."

18 September 2018

"Lovely gardens and beautiful lily's."

13 September 2018

"Had a lovely day."

11 September 2018

"Very beautiful, even in autumn. Will visit again in summer time."

11 September 2018

"Lovely gardens, well-maintained; and in all, a welcome haven near town. Many thanks!"

9 September 2018

"More of the same please."

8 September 2018

"Lovely trip. Stunning lilies and excellent walks round ponds. Very peaceful and enjoyable."

4 September 2018

"Absolutely beautiful, we were surprised and delighted. My 93 year old mother said "this is heaven", I agree.!"

3 September 2018

"A very pleasant - relaxing visit. Will recommend to WI groups."

3 September 2018

"Very peaceful and tranquil."

30 August 2018

"The gardens are inspirational and hopefully we can use some of the ideas we have seen - thank you!"

27 August 2018

"Really liked the giant draughts board and the flowers were beautiful"

23 August 2018

"Very, very happy with your wonderful gardens. Thank you. We will be back!"

23 August 2018

"Absolutely lovely!"

21 August 2018

"Lovely tranquil gardens."

20 August 2018

"Beautiful as it is."

17 August 2018

"Very enjoyable tranquil walk."

17 August 2018

"Excellent gardens, well worth the visit"

13 August 2018

"Absolutely enchanted by the water lilies"

9 August 2018

"We came on a sunny day. Appreciated the many shady areas. The water lilies are absolutely stunning. Beautiful landscaping"

6 August 2018

"A wonderful attraction on my doorstep! Congratulations. Will be bringing friends and family here."

6 August 2018

"A lovely pleasant place to visit."

2 August 2018

"It's very beautiful and we enjoyed the wildlife as well as the water plants."

30 July 2018

"Excellent trip, thoroughly enjoyed by all, thank you :)"

30 July 2018

"A lovely day out - will certainly come again"

27 July 2018

"We love it here being local to Chickerell"

25 July 2018

"Very enjoyable visit"

23 July 2018

"Beautiful so peaceful Stunning water lilies A worthwhile visit Highly recommended"

22 July 2018

"Water Gardens much bigger than expected. Well looked after, delightful to look at. Plenty of benches to relax on."

20 July 2018

"Very nice water gardens. Well maintained. A lovely way to spend a couple of house."

19 July 2018

"Very pretty and relaxing"

17 July 2018

"A lovely experience, well done!"

15 July 2018

"Thank you for thoughtfully placed seats and knowledgeable staff."

11 July 2018

"A peaceful walk with much colour from the lilies. Lovely."

10 July 2018

"Absolutely beautiful place to visit and am considering having my wedding ceremony here as such a beautiful setting"

10 July 2018

"Lovely visit. Highly recommend."

9 July 2018

"A most pleasant and memorable visit, will recommend to friends."

9 July 2018

"Beautiful! Lovely to see how it has developed since my last visit about 25 years ago."

27 June 2018

"Lovely peaceful and tranquil place."

25 June 2018

"Beautiful and peaceful. Truly fantastic, thank you."

24 June 2018

"Delightful gardens, very well maintained, charming and obliging wildlife."

22 June 2018

"Very peaceful gardens, lakes and lilies are beautiful. Created that "Monet Gardens" experience."

18 June 2018

"Lovely the way it is natural and unspoiled. Garden staff helpful and friendly."

15 June 2018

"A lovely way to spend an afternoon! Away from the rat race and also very informative. Delight also seeing 7 (4 day old?) ducks."

13 June 2018

"Beautiful gardens and lily ponds. Fabulous day out. Will definitely tell others and come again. Thank you."

12 June 2018

"What a beautiful place."

12 June 2018

"It was all brilliant, especially the staff describing the wildlife and pond dipping."

1 June 2018

"Very interesting place to visit. So many different lilies on show."

30 May 2018

"Thank you for a lovely relaxing morning. James made the pond dipping fun and informative. Thanks."

30 May 2018

"Really enjoyed it. Even our son had a nice time and took lots of photos!"

28 May 2018

"The gardens were larger than expected and having walked all round the gardens we wish we had known about the gardens before. There is so much to see."

28 May 2018

"Stunning, tranquil setting. Peaceful, mindful beauty."

27 May 2018

"Beautiful day and wonderful gardens."

27 May 2018

"Beautiful gardens, so peaceful and serene."

25 May 2018

"Aware of gardens, no idea such a large area, looked beautiful today."

25 May 2018

"A beautiful place."

21 May 2018

"Beautiful hidden gem - we will return!"

21 May 2018

"Lovely visit, will come again."

17 May 2018

"Beautiful so tranquil."

13 May 2018

"Had a lovely day visiting in the sunshine, thank you."

7 May 2018

"We enjoyed our visit."

29 April 2018

"A wonderful place. Will come back again."

25 April 2018

"Tranquil, beautiful."

19 April 2018

"Tranquil setting."

18 April 2018

"Lovely visit. Lots of wildflowers."

12 April 2018

"Enjoyed very much. Look forward to coming back when water lilies are out."

6 April 2018

"Absolutely amazing! :)"

28 September 2017

"We will definitely return. Stunning place, felt so relaxed and peaceful"

21 September 2017

"Cafe Monet excellent food. Gardens excellent, peaceful and lovely ducks"

20 September 2017

"My first visit and won't be my last. So peaceful. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the gardens."

20 September 2017

"All excellent"

19 September 2017

"The gardens are beautiful and a credit to all the hard work done by the Bennett family and their team. It was a rainy day but was still enjoyable. Look forward to coming back and seeing your renovated "

13 September 2017

"Thank you! We will come back soon"

4 September 2017

"Beautiful as it is. So peaceful & relaxing"

1 September 2017

"A beautiful place - very calming. Magnificent National Collection of Waterlilies"

29 August 2017

"We loved the layout as was presented. Very welcomed the ample seating. The history on show was very interesting."

28 August 2017

"It was a beautiful setting, very relaxing."

25 August 2017

"Beautiful water lilies, lovely setting"

25 August 2017

"Beautiful atmosphere, relaxing. "

22 August 2017

"Very impressive. Loved it."

21 August 2017

"Stunning gardens, very peaceful and beautiful to walk around. Will definitely visit again and recommend to others. Gutted that the camera battery dies!"

21 August 2017

"Thoroughly enjoyed the garden, the plants, the dragonflies, the ducks and the ginger cat escorted around the Roach Pond"

10 August 2017

"We have been coming to Chickerell for 20+ years and always wanted to come here. It was our 1st visit today and it lived up to expectations."

6 August 2017

"Just brilliant as it is"

4 August 2017

"Beautiful , amazing hidden treasures of perfect lilies. Well done!"

1 August 2017

"Keep it as it is, it's lovely!!"

31 July 2017

"Beautiful area, interesting museum"

27 July 2017

"Each time we visit we are in awe. Thank you"

27 July 2017

"Excellent all round."

25 July 2017

"Wonderful visit well worth travelling the distance. Next time we need to see a Kingfisher!"

20 July 2017

"Excellent visit, very interesting - weather also excellent"

20 July 2017


20 July 2017

"Fabulous day out - I don't think it needs anything extra."

18 July 2017

"A beautiful tranquil place to wander around. Very relaxing"

16 July 2017

"Beautiful gardens."

13 July 2017

"We have never seen a water lily garden laid out before. It is unique. A friend from Bournemouth said your Money Bridge is better than the real one."

13 July 2017

"Stunning gardens!"

12 July 2017

"Amazing surroundings, beautiful scenery and incredible array of wildlife "

12 July 2017

"Amazing, as good as Monet's Garden. Such a variety and also the wildlife."

9 July 2017

"Loved looking at the ponds, was given inspiration on how to modify my pond!"

9 July 2017

"Enjoyed it all in wonderful sunshine, peaceful and tranquil."

7 July 2017

"Not much I can say, enough seats, views and flowers to keep your interest! Very enjoyable"

7 July 2017

"Well worth a visit. I took lots of photos to show a garden group I run for U3A."

6 July 2017

"Your gardens are beautiful and it is very peaceful here. Great cake!"

3 July 2017

"Lovely environment, enjoyed the dragonflies and found some exuvia!"

3 July 2017

"We thought the gardens were superb, and we enjoyed our visit more than the one we went to at Giverny exactly a year ago!"

2 July 2017

"It's hard to improve on perfection!"

2 July 2017

"Wonderful sight to see, all different coloured water lilies, so beautiful and the green bridge similar to the one at Monet's Gardens."

26 June 2017

"Absolutely beautiful will definitely visit again everybody so helpful and friendly."

26 June 2017

"What a beautiful place, so pleased we came, I would definitely recommend it to others."

26 June 2017

"Amazing gardens. I didn't realise it was so big. Really enjoyed visiting."

25 June 2017

"Lovely relaxing place to walk around."

25 June 2017

"Excellent photographic opportunities. Amazing setting for a wedding. Very natural - very beautiful."

23 June 2017

"Please don't let too many people in at once! Just about perfect - a great day out."

22 June 2017

"Beautiful water gardens beyond expectation. Cafe excellent food."

21 June 2017

"We were amazed at the various amount of colours and combinations of colour and so tranquil."

1 June 2017

"This was my 70th Birthday treat, we thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you"

25 May 2017

"We thought it was very peaceful and lots of wild life to see"

25 May 2017

"Delightful visit"

18 May 2017

"Nicely laid out gardens. Must look brilliant when water lilies are out. Not much room for improvement, well kept."

10 May 2017

"Delightfully tranquil place with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the path-side flowers and scenery"

9 May 2017

"Very relaxing and peaceful gardens"

8 May 2017

"so tranquil and beautiful an excellent day out"

4 May 2017

"we very much enjoyed our visit"

25 April 2017

"How do you improve on perfection"

17 April 2017

"Loved our visit"

14 April 2017

"beautiful setting and lovely to walk around"

6 April 2017

"it has given us a lot of ideas for improving our pond"

30 September 2016


29 September 2016

"It was a lovely place and beautiful walk. The cafe was excellent"

27 September 2016

"A delightful surprise around every corner the vision and hard work has worked out very well"

21 September 2016

"Keep it exactly as it is! My wife Hazel and I certainly appreciated the tranquility"

19 September 2016

"A lovely garden to visit, its all beautiful and well kept, thank you for a second lovely trip."

16 September 2016

"Lovely gardens and even though part was closed for tree felling it didn't diminish our visit. Disabled access brilliant too"

16 September 2016


15 September 2016

"Unique and tranquil surrounding - really enjoyed our visit"

14 September 2016

"This place is so beautiful I love it"

13 September 2016

"Beautiful, peaceful gardens will definitely be back again."

12 September 2016

"absolutely great"

6 September 2016

"it would have been a great help to have the trees named"

30 August 2016

"very enjoyable time spent here. Congratulations"

29 August 2016

"Lovely gardens, loe it come back again when sunny"

28 August 2016

"Love the seats to just sit and absorb the lovely views"

24 August 2016

"Lovely sunny day waterlilies fabulous"

24 August 2016

"Fantastic gardens, good food"

21 August 2016

"Always a pleasure to come here, beautiful, relaxing garden. Could maybe renew some of the benches and add some more fountains. Enjoyed a delicious lunch!"

21 August 2016

"A really wonderful day out!"

21 August 2016

"Love coming here. Always beautiful and relaxing"

19 August 2016

"Really enjoyed your gardens will come again. Thank you."

17 August 2016

"a most tranquil experience prior to a funeral at Weymouth Crematorium"

12 August 2016

"loved Monet's bridge and surroundings"

12 August 2016

"Loved the gardens and found the museum really interesting. Many thanks :)"

12 August 2016

"We didn't know what to expect - it is lovely"

10 August 2016

"Absolutely beautiful and peaceful"

10 August 2016

"Very good value for money"

10 August 2016

"Do you know you have a 'new' species of Damselfly to UK here? - Small Red-eyed Damselfly, a recent coloniser from the continent"

9 August 2016

"Info in museum - good. Recommend visitors be directed here first and may then be even more appreciative of the beautiful gardens."

9 August 2016

"What improvements would you make to such a lovely place it was great"

8 August 2016

"A truly lovely garden - thanks."

7 August 2016

"Hidden gem, never expected such a lovely place so close to the road and industrial estate"

5 August 2016

"Wonderfully kept gardens. Really impressed with all aspects of the visit. We'll be back."

4 August 2016


3 August 2016

"Beautiful as usual, lots to see. Weather good - sunny. We arrived by public transport"

3 August 2016

"Not the best weather but still an enjoyable walk"

2 August 2016

"Well laid out and interesting vistas"

31 July 2016

"What a wonderful display of water-lilies. Enjoyed our visit very much."

27 July 2016

"Very well kept excellent"

26 July 2016

"Beautiful, will be back"

21 July 2016

"Breathtaking absolutely fabulous - some smaller ponds with no plants looked sad?? maybe good reason, but very beautiful gardens/ponds"

21 July 2016

"Magnificent flowering, presumably after a burst of heat. Very calm and soothing place"

20 July 2016

"Spotted Kingfisher few years ago - can you get some more please! Only joking. Beautiful place, really love it"

20 July 2016

"Lovely gardens a good place to bring our visitors to"

17 July 2016

"A perfect afternoon - friendly and knowledgeable staff and a beautiful balance of natural plants and imported varieties"

13 July 2016

"A perfect balance of nature and manicure"

13 July 2016

"Incredible colours and different varieties of lily. The whole gardens were wonderfully maintained, and a peaceful haven"

10 July 2016

"We just love the peace and tranquility of the water gardens for an hour or two, then lunch in the Cafe Monet. The gardens are a pure labour of love"

8 July 2016

"A really lovely afternoon was spent here. Enjoyed lunch and the lakes were breath-taking. No improvement necessary"

6 July 2016

"Brilliant! Outstanding displays of water lilies! Suggest label on ground hibernation homes; scale of maps; separate dragonfly recognition sheet"

6 July 2016

"Very nice walk: relaxing. We're deaf. Will come here again!!"

6 July 2016

"A lovely day out spent tin the sun"

6 July 2016

"Beautiful! Never seen so many water lilies"

5 July 2016

"Very tranquil and relaxing would visit again and recommend"

3 July 2016

"Lovely day out - very tranquil, and good to know the history of the place"

1 July 2016

"Lovely relaxing day - very enjoyable."

23 June 2016

"A delight"

22 June 2016

"Could not fault anything"

21 June 2016

"Much bigger than expected calming effect, couldn't improve (wonderful)"

20 June 2016

"Very enjoyable visit. Perhaps more information signs around the gardens to explain about various plants."

20 June 2016


19 June 2016

"Wonderful for photographers"

16 June 2016

"None its very nice and relaxing given me ideas for my fish pond"

12 June 2016


9 June 2016

"You seem to have it all sorted. I really enjoyed the visit, and will spread the word!"

8 June 2016

"Beautiful, very much enjoyed our time here"

8 June 2016

"On my last visit here I think the Water Garden is still or more beautiful. Visit here in June I would love to come back again in the different seasons. Thank you for a fab visit credit to all the staff"

7 June 2016

"Really enjoyable walk very relaxing will come again"

6 June 2016

"Beautiful tranquil spot the lilies are just wonderful. WHAT a transformation!"

1 June 2016

"Lovely gardens! Possibility of us choosing this as our wedding venue. We love it"

30 May 2016

"Lovely relaxing time walking around the beautifully kept gardens"

30 May 2016

"So tranquil, a lovely abundance of seats to sit and soak up the atmosphere and admire the beauty around us!"

29 May 2016

"Gardens beautiful and paths easy to use"

29 May 2016

"A wonderful peaceful place, thank you"

29 May 2016

"Very relaxing indeed; not crowded and was lingering to hopefully see kingfisher - but saw huge heron etc. A beautiful naturalised place. Thank you."

17 May 2016

"more fish"

17 May 2016

"Such a pleasant day so tranquil, we loved our visit :) Lunch was great!"

17 May 2016

"Can't see how you could improve anything. Paths were a little soggy but gravel paths would spoil area"

15 May 2016

"Lovely, peaceful and relaxing, well done!"

11 May 2016

"Beautiful venue"

8 May 2016

"Just sorry I wasn't here when the lilies are blooming. I can imagine the beauty. Enjoyed the wild flowers and the heron"

6 May 2016

"Pleasant place to bring visitors as unique"

6 May 2016

"Could not think of much to improve this tranquil site. Maybe weather as we had today lovely spring sunshine"

5 May 2016

"Very restful"

4 May 2016

"We really enjoyed the pond dipping"

1 May 2016

"Beautiful and inspirational even on a cold wet day"

22 April 2016

"It was pouring with rain during our visit but we still had a fabulous time. We'll be back again!"

22 April 2016

"This is our second visit so we must think it good!"

20 April 2016

"Excellent, very beautifully landscaped. Will return in summer - can't wait"

6 April 2016

"Absolutely fabulous water gardens. Cafe was lovely as was the food. Over the moon I was able to buy a fantastic Monet painting"

4 April 2016

"Very enjoyable visit. Will come again when lilies in bloom"

27 March 2016

"Very beautiful, peaceful setting"

30 June 2015

"Brilliant place! You have put so much hard work into it and created a magical stunning place to visit. We will come each time we visit Dorset."

25 June 2015

"Lovely lunch. First visit and as a keen photographer I was eager to see the lilies - beautiful and very peaceful gardens. We are local, so will definitely be visiting again"

19 June 2015

"Delightful experience. So peaceful. Shall recommend you to gardening clubs"

16 June 2015

"Stunning. Labelling excellent"

15 June 2015

"Beautiful gardens well worth a visit"

14 June 2015

"A wonderful peaceful place to be. Water lilies beautiful"

14 June 2015

"Stunning! Spur of the moment visit on way back from crematorium on a lovely sunny day. Unprepared - no camera - but the beauty of the ponds will be with us forever."

11 June 2015

"Very interesting and unique gardens"

9 June 2015

"Beautiful and very interesting"

7 June 2015

"Lovely, tranquil and wonderful wildlife"

7 June 2015

"A lovely garden. 'Monet's' bridge surpasses that at Giverny, for tranquility and wonderful water lilies in the pond."

7 June 2015

"Can only imagine the hard work and drainage management that has gone into such a beautiful place to visit. Thank you!"

5 June 2015

"The gardens are beautiful as they are"

4 June 2015

"We have visited many English gardens over the years but the water gardens are unique. 10 out of 10"

31 May 2015

"Beautiful gardens"

27 May 2015

"The music in the Tea Room was as relaxing as the gardens. Thanks you so much"

3 May 2015

"A really inspirational venture!"

26 April 2015

"Very peaceful a really lovely place"

23 April 2015

"Beautiful and relaxing, very natural and well designed"

21 April 2015


13 April 2015

"What a beautiful haven! So I glad I visited this special precious place - thank you so much"

12 April 2015

"A lovely peaceful place friendly lady in cafe and at ticket desk"

23 September 2014

"Very tranquil and beautiful food in cafe - excellent."

5 September 2014

"A delightful morning. Many thanks."

20 August 2014

"An excellent venue to visit"

20 August 2014

"We arrived early and had a lovely visit around the gardens we managed to beat the rain and had a very nice meal in the cafe. Off to the shop before we leave"

19 August 2014

"Your's are better by far than Monet"

19 August 2014

"Wonderfully tranquil place... would definitely recommend to family and friends."

15 August 2014

"Visited many times over the years, always a great pleasure, a haven of peace. The soothing background music in Monet Cafe is pleasant but too repetitive!"

13 August 2014

"Plant labels for plants other than lilies would be helpful"

13 August 2014

"Very good ground for wheelchair and wheelchair access."

11 August 2014

"Most enjoyable. Thank you for all your hard work and ideas."

8 August 2014

"Beautiful place to wander with lots of seating to sit and admire "

7 August 2014

"What a delightful place! And ideal place for a wedding, so romantic. The garden and ponds are both beautiful and unusual. A little piece of paradise."

5 August 2014

"Beautiful peaceful gardens. Kind and friendly staff. Excellent food and service, and the sun shone!"

4 August 2014

"Lilies were beautiful. Enjoyed our visit very much."

3 August 2014

"Beautiful gardens!"

2 August 2014

"This is my second visit - enhanced by James talk to the group about variety of water lilies and maintenance of ponds"

30 July 2014

"Very serene, the wildlife was gorgeous, the heron and dragonflies were lovely to see."

27 July 2014

"Stunningly beautiful and overwhelmed by the work that has gone into creating this wonderful garden."

20 July 2014

"Beautiful place to visit, very peaceful, lots of seating - excellent! Great cafe and lovely staff. Dorset Apple Cake fabulous!"

17 July 2014

"Absolutely lovely fantastic gardens and enjoyed meeting the chick! (Duckling)"

11 July 2014

"Excellent - a wonderful and relaxing place. "

10 July 2014

"Thank you for providing many seats for an old lady (me) to sit while husband makes most of camera. Beautiful place."

3 July 2014

"A lovely tranquil place to visit - we chose the best time! Love the museum too."

2 July 2014

"Excellent and tranquil thank you"

30 June 2014

"We had a lovely afternoon, the water lilies were beautiful and the dragonflies were having a whale of a time. Cafe Monet DELICIOUS!!!"

25 June 2014

"A visit as part of a coach tour - fab venue. No need to go to France to see Monet's Garden!"

24 June 2014

"Lovely place, beautifully looked after and arranged. Worth every penny! Photos galore! And WHAT and amazing day."

22 June 2014

"Thank you - a great 2 hour stroll"

22 June 2014

"Beautiful gardens with great vistas!"

15 June 2014

"Very impressed with how gardens have improved and progressed since our last visit"

10 June 2014

"A lovely relaxing visit"

9 June 2014

"Especially liked the history of garden display in museum"

29 May 2014

"Very nice, everyone really enjoyed the day"

29 May 2014

"Beautiful planting of specimen trees - I'd like to come here to draw and paint"

12 May 2014

"A lovely relaxing atmosphere and everything very well maintained."

29 April 2014

"Gardens lovely at any time of year. Will definitely come again."

28 April 2014

"A delightful afternoon. Thank you."

12 September 2012

"Very nice range of plants and pleasant to walk around"

12 September 2012

"A very enjoyable visit - it's so peaceful in the garden."

7 September 2012

"Very pleasant staff"

4 September 2012

"Don't tell too many people about the gardens - they are very tranquil and special"

2 September 2012

"Very pleasant staff"

31 August 2012

"Brown signs missing for the few miles travelling from Dorchester"

26 August 2012

"Brilliant. Why go back to Giverny?!"

19 August 2012

"Peace and Tranquility - Beautiful Gardens!"

16 August 2012


14 August 2012

"Didn't find the plant nursery. Staff very friendly. A really enjoyable visit"

14 August 2012

"A delightful place to wonder through and contemplate. We have been coming about 10 years."

14 August 2012

"Peaceful, tranquil and far away from the madding crowd."

10 August 2012

"Delightful, beautiful and peaceful haven - amazing use of the site. ? Children's I'Spy Books. OLYMPIC VISIT"

9 August 2012

"We thoroughly enjoyed our visit today! It is so peaceful here, that it is hard to believe that we were so close to busy Weymouth Town."

6 August 2012

"A lovely afternoon, and a superb cream tea."

3 August 2012

"A lovely afternoon out"

3 August 2012

"Really enjoyed it, especially the kids trail - maybe a bit pricey, but I can imagine expensive to upkeep"

3 August 2012

"It was wonderful - ideal for Dad with walking difficulties."

30 July 2012

"Excellent with everyone so friendly"

25 July 2012

"A tranquil unspoilt attraction. We're tempted to get married again to use the gazebo"

25 July 2012

"Beautiful place to visit - very peaceful and relaxing. Lots of seats for having a rest and to look at the lilies"

24 July 2012

"Your signs and map of gardens - very helpful very peaceful here. Lovely lilies. Museum a good idea"

23 July 2012

"Beautiful water gardens, so quiet and peaceful. We've really enjoyed our relaxed visit here today"

22 July 2012

"Will definitely come again"

17 July 2012

"Gardens are unique, peaceful and beautiful"

17 July 2012

"apart from the rain it was a very enjoyable visit which I organised for 14 people - an Inner Wheel annual day out"

12 July 2012

"Compares amazingly well with Giverny"

26 June 2012

"Very impressed. Lovely restaurant and beautiful relaxing gardens."

25 June 2012

"Very impressed that areas have been left alone e.g. wood piles etc to encourage wildlife"

25 June 2012

"A lovely place to visit a couple of more seats around the big pond might be good"

25 June 2012

"Very good"

21 June 2012

"Paradise in June, in sun"

19 June 2012

"Cafe bright and clean, friendly service, good food (pity you don't serve soups) what a shame its over 1000miles from our home"

18 June 2012

"After entering the gardens were flooded. We should have been informed on arrival or maybe given a reduced entry fee as we were unable to see all the garden"

8 June 2012

"Had a lovely day"

30 May 2012

"We wanted to visit before our son's wedding at the Water Gardens. Very impressed by the care and layout - and of course lovely tranquility. Looking forward to the wedding itself!"

27 May 2012

"Very relaxing"

24 May 2012

"Such a beautiful peaceful garden and blessed with sunshine perfect."

23 May 2012

"A very peaceful and lovely place for a sunny afternoon. We enjoyed our visit here very much."

6 April 2012

"My whole family loved doing the Easter Egg Hunt and I took a lot of pictures. Fantastic."

6 April 2012