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Branklyn Garden

116 Dundee Rd. (A85), Perth PH2 7BB, Scotland
01738/625-535
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Ranked #2 of 23 attractions in Perth
Type: Gardens
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

the gradens are wonderful so much to see - the flowers and plants are amazing - lovely little gift shop on site - good parking

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Lovely gardens with a wide array of plants. Although the garden is only small there are paths that wind and wind to keep you well intrigued. The gardens are near a busy road into Perth itself, but you dont really hear the traffic as you lose yourself in the gardens. We missed a lot of the plants in flower, but... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Nestled into the hill overlooking Perth this is a little gem - car park is a bit of a hike (especially back the way) but has a huge variety of interesting plants well laid out and also for sale.

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Fantastic visit lots of wonderful spring flowers at different stages, we were fortunate to choose one of 2 days that they open the garden room to serve teas and coffee with scone, jam and cream for a nominal charge- delicious warm and just out of the oven. The gardens can get busy so arrive early or later in the day.... More

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Took a friend after a long absence and was delighted to see the variety and quality of the plants. Blue poppies were out, and other plants equally beautiful.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Astonishing number and range of plants in a two acre site. Absolutely awesome in spring and early summer, but lovely at any time.

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Kenilworth, England
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were near the end of the himalayan poppy flowering season at Branklyn, and they must have been magnificent a couple of weeks earlier (a national collection). Nevertheless, the visit was very worthwhile and we spent nearly two hours there. We walked from Perth city, over the railway bridge. The signposting to the gardens is poor, though, so when you... More

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Canby, Oregon
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179 reviews 179 reviews
57 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This two acre garden, run by the National Trust for Scotland, is in the city of Perth and is definitely worth an hour or two visit. Always in top condition, the gardens are colorful almost any time of the year. The gardens are especially noted for their Himalayan Blue Poppies which were particularly brilliant when we visited.

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Scotland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Garden is a riot of colour at this time of year. Given us lots of ideas for our own garden. It isn't huge but is packed full of interesting plants. Only downside is the road noise. Free to NTS members.

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Pickering
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Beautiful garden in the centre of town. The poppies and rhododendron were particularly lovely It is a national trust holding

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