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Benetts Water Gardens, Chickerell, nr Weymouth


Afternoon all, had a lovely time there on Monday, it was sunny and warm.

We had lunch in the lovely Cafe Monet first, then visited the little gift shop where I bought pressies for my daughter and son-in-law.

Here are some pics of the gardens -

The hot house -

The gardens,

On the way out we stopped by the pond plant shop and bought these -

White lily with yellow centre (waiting for OH to take the handle off!) and a Juncus.


Sorry for the repeats.

I would’ve bought more plants but with 3 adults, 3 dogs and luggage there wasn’t enough room ! You can buy from their online shop though! ?

Thanks for looking


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When i saw the lake I thought it was actually Monet's! What a lovely place for an outing.

16 Jun, 2013


Wow gorgeous gardens BM, I would be in my element there :) When did you get back from your hols?

16 Jun, 2013


I know ! It's obviously all inspired by Monet, they also have a little museum charting the history of the gardens, it's truly an amazing place, we loved it Stera !

16 Jun, 2013


Thursday Dee, you would love it !

How's the Brug doing?

16 Jun, 2013


Btw Dee, I sent you a FB friend request .. ?

16 Jun, 2013


Was not a happy bunny, when got down to our caravan (we rent it out via Haven) we found damage to the front door, shower and fireplace, it's all been fixed free of charge but some people have no respect for others property's ?

16 Jun, 2013


I really love that Aeonium in the third photo down, it's massive. Great photos, thanks for the blog, sorry to hear about the damage to your caravan.

17 Jun, 2013


I know Louisa, it's gorgeous! .

I'm getting used to finding this now, someone had also rearranged my sofa and armchairs for goodness sake!!,

Glad you liked the blog and pics ?

17 Jun, 2013


Looks an interesting place to visit ..
thanks for sharing the pics :o)

17 Jun, 2013


You're welcome TT ?

18 Jun, 2013


How's the pond and garden doing now?

29 Aug, 2015

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