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Kilver Court Gardens, Shepton Mallet

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Roger Saul, the founder of Mulberry, is the creative talent behind the gardens at Kilver Court, in Somerset. With a 100 metre herbaceous border, a subtropical island and a formal parterre, there is much to be admired and explored.

Where is Kilver Court Gardens located?

Kilver Court is 30 minutes from Bristol, Bath and Yeovil and just 2.5 hours from London by car. On the outskirts of Shepton Mallet and opposite the cider factory, Kilver Court Gardens are well signposted.

What style of garden is Kilver Court Gardens?

From the parterre to the subtropical island, the design style is eclectic and exciting. There's the herbaceous border, full of colour and made up of hundreds of interesting plant varieties. As well as the rockery, the bold and modern design statement.

What can guests enjoy at Kilver Court Gardens?

Kilver Court Gardens is home to one of the world's largest sculptures, a 15m high Victorian viaduct. The nursery is full of plants, tools and gifts.

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Garden Acreage: 3.5

Open Times: April to October Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm) November to March Monday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm) Sundays & Bank Holiday 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Price Details: Adults : £7.50 | Garden Groups £5.50 | Concessions and Students £5.50 | Under 14's : FREE

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Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Shepton MalletBA4 5NF, United Kingdom

Kilver Court is 30 minutes from Bath, Bristol and Yeovil and only 2.5 hours from London by car. We are located on the main A37 on the outskirts of Shepton Mallet (at the foot of the rolling Mendip hills) in the heart of Somerset, and opposite the cider factory. Look out for the brown 'Kilver Court Garden' signs as you head into Shepton Mallet. Local train links are frequent and our nearest mainline station at Castle Cary is only 10 minutes away by car and takes approx 35 mins by bus. There is a bus that runs from Caste Cary Station to Kilver Street (Charlton Inn bus stop), for timetables please visit www.southwestcoaches.co.u

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These are one of the best medium sized gardens we have been to. Some of the paths are not fit for people who have movement problems. However there is a level path over a bridge which takes you under the aqueduct. The planting would have done credit to a stately home. We had lunch in the restaurant which was very nice. We went with a Travel Zoo voucher and felt it was very good value.

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Lovely gardens for a peaceful stroll. Some unusual plants for sale & a friendly cafe too. Easy parking.

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We went to visit Kilver Court gardens over the last weekend, was pleasantly surprised it was a calm attractive area where I would imagine on a calm warm day would present a beautiful location to sit, relax and enjoy the view. If I was in the area again I would not hesitate to go to and pay the entrance fee again. Very nice garden, really enjoyed our walk there.

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What lovely gardens! Loads of colour, even in mid October. This includes many flowers and plants as well as trees. Some of the paths are a little uneven, a wheelchair / pram might be difficult, but you can walk on the grass too. Helpful and friendly gardener, to help identify plants. Interesting shop and plant sales. Plenty of seats around the garden

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Don't forget to pop in after shopping ! Very nice! Well planned. Interesting plants . Water features. Bridges .. Whattever age it's a good visit

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Designed for the former workers this garden is beautiful - restful and offering a range of planting styles, wooded, with a lake on one side, formal herbaceous planting and a rockery on the other. It's beautiful, a tranquil refuge.

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Fabulous gardens with a little bit of everything; water, lawns, woodland, borders and more against a viaduct backdrop. The late summer flowering borders were stunning with bright vivacious colours. The gardens were extremely well looked after and would like to congratulate the gardeners. Well worth a visit; refreshments available near the entrance.

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These gardens are very well maintained and extremely pretty. The viaduct lends to the setting. This is what I would class as a hidden gem. Well worth a visit. Entrance fee is £5 for adults.

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Lovely garden to lie out in on hot summer days with lovely small plant shop and great cafe. Very fond memories of this place. Take a picnic and leave your cares behind. You won't be disappointed.

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