Groombridge Place Gardens, Royal Tunbridge Wells

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#2 of 10 in Historic Sites in Royal Tunbridge Wells
Garden · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Visit manicured gardens, woodland walkways, and a variety of animals at Groombridge Place Gardens. Wander through five separate gardens among tulips, Japanese maples, ancient yew trees, cherry trees, azaleas, and 20 varieties and shades of white roses. View a flight show at the birds of prey flight center. Look out for the peacocks, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, piglets, alpacas, reindeer, and the zeedonk (half zebra, half donkey), which inhabit the grounds. Take a canal boat ride or walk to the Enchanted Forest, landscaped with fairy-tale and myth-inspired gardens. Swing on giant swings and climb a tree house for a view over the canal and countryside. At Groms' Village, small children can play among the small houses built for the mythical woodland folk, who are said to live in the Enchanted Forest. Our Royal Tunbridge Wells day trip planning site makes visiting Groombridge Place Gardens and other Royal Tunbridge Wells attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • So surprised to read the previous reviews and so pleased I didn’t read them before going today as we had a fantastic day out on the spur of the moment (first weekend of summer school holiday). We...  more »
  • This was without doubt one of my most disappointing outings ever. On arrival the lady gave us a warm welcome and whilst staff were friendly, there wasn't really anything enjoyable. The coffee machine....  more »
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  • If you are into walking in the forest/woods then this place is great. Fun adventure section for kids. Toilets were pretty clean. Staff were nice. Food a bit pricey but nice. Had a bbq burger which was great. Looking forward to going back.
  • I used to come here when our children were little and they used to love going there. They are now teenagers and they still absolutely loved it. I definitely recommend the place as a family day out. We love nature and they have huge tree swings. The enchanted forest is magical for young children.
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