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Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton

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#1 of 8 in Parks in Taunton
Over 50 glorious acres and three centuries of garden design. Somerset's 'jewel in the crown' - a major destination for leisure, events, activities, historic and gardening interest. Gorgeous food in the Stables Kitchen with a sunny outside Courtyard. Picnic and under 7s play area, working water mill, contemporary art gallery, shop and plant centre.
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  • To get here was through many lanes, you feel as if you are lost or will never get to the destination. However once there it was worth it so pretty. Our friends from a Sussex thoroughly enjoyed the day  more »
  • We are regular visitors and enjoy a walk through the gardens and a visit to the coffee shop. We always spend Mothering Sunday having lunch in the restaurant. Lovely staff, good food, great tea and cof...  more »
  • Hestercombe is one of the best presented historical gardens you can visit. The site is fairly compact and there is loads to see. Mature trees, lakes, water features, nature. An amazing formal garden w...  more »
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  • Lovely gardens, plenty of space even when busy. Very dog friendly (except the column room tea rooms and the book shop/gallery. The stables cafe and everywhere else is dog friendly. Several lovely gluten free cake options for coeliacs like me.
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