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Highgrove Gardens, Tetbury

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Tour a royal garden at Highgrove Gardens, surrounding the family residence of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. The lush establishment maintained by the prince since 1980 features a number of scented plants including honeysuckle, holboellia, and thyme. The wildflower meadow pays particular attention to native endangered species such as ragged robin, meadow crane's bill, and ox-eye daisies. A guide will tell you all about Prince Charles's gardening style. Book in advance and bring some ID with you, but leave your camera behind. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Highgrove Gardens and many more Tetbury attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tetbury trip planner.
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  • The tour of the gardens remains excellent. We visit at least a couple of times a year and there’s always something new to see. It really is one of the loveliest gardens you can visit in this country.....  more
    The tour of the gardens remains excellent. We visit at least a couple of times a year and there’s always something new to see. It really is one of the loveliest gardens you can visit in this country.....  more »
  • We arrived being welcomed by security who checked our booking. Directed to car park and directed to the start area to await other members of our time slot. Very organised. Our guide was Rob, very... 
    We arrived being welcomed by security who checked our booking. Directed to car park and directed to the start area to await other members of our time slot. Very organised. Our guide was Rob, very...  more »
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  • Did the Garden Tour, led by Fiona: fantastic! The staff all around were lovely and made the visit so good: from the police officers and guards at the entrance, to the shops and tea room...100% great customer service. You park, meet in Orchard House and the tour starts there. The gardens are outstanding, photography is not allowed. But if you enjoy gardening, is 100% recommended. I visited mid-May, and all the rhododendron are in flower, which are spectacular. Was told the delphiniums will be full on in June. In Feb they open to see the bulbs in the arboretum. After the lovely walk, made even more interesting by our guide, sharing tips and anecdotes, you can visit the shop (super reasonably priced) and the tea rooms. Definitely worth visiting at the change of seasons as there is something all the time. And all the proceeds go to the Prince's Trust. Bravo.
  • A most enjoyable garden tour with Matt as our guide. Very interesting and informative, the gardens are fantastic. Although no photography is allowed in the actual gardens, you can take a few snaps outside the front of the Orchard room. There is a restaurant onsite that serves a selected range of items.

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