Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England, MK45 4HR
almost 5 years by Stephen Harmer 5 / 5The renovation being undertaken by English Heritage is excellent and the garden is really worth a visit, in fact I intend to visit often, to watch the reconstruction of this garden as it unfolds.
almost 7 years by pete 3 / 5I rather like Wrest, the house is a magnificent centre point. The planting is not over blown and fussy. Unlike the National Trust you can take your picnic into the gardens. You walk away from the more formal gardens and the garden "architecture" to the canal and its like a walk along a country river.
about 8 years by Veterisflamme 4 / 5Fantastic place to take kids and a picnic as it is very relaxed and informal and you can let the children tire themselves out it hide and seek all day without worrying about them trampling on the flowerbeds in the main garden.Apart from special events it is never over full of other people, so you can wander about pretending it is all yours. If you prefer trees and sweeping grass rather than flowers, it is a fantastic place to visit.
over 8 years by Midlander 3 / 5I've been to Wrest Park lots of times. When you first get a glimpse down the vista it looks terrific, but as you walk around the park it feels a little dull and monotonous.
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