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Younger (Benmore) Botanic Garden

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Address: Cowal Peninsula | Benmore, Dunoon PA23 8QU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-136-970-6261
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Benmore Gardens, though part of the Edinburgh Botanical Garden set-up, bears little resemblance to its city counterpart. It is possible to walk the paths of Benmore for well over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Benmore Gardens, though part of the Edinburgh Botanical Garden set-up, bears little resemblance to its city counterpart. It is possible to walk the paths of Benmore for well over an hour without repeating any part of your walk; to wander on the level along the giant Redwood avenue past the ornamental pond or to make the steep climb to the... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was very colourful around the pond and the large Red Wood trees were spectacular. You were provided with a map which showed the easy route to walk and it had other places marked. Some of the rhododendrons were flowering but most of the gardens were foliage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My partner and I enjoyed visiting this Garden on Sunday when no buses are going there. We were informed that the local taxi provider runs a taxi shuttle service on Sundays and therefore we were able to visit this beautiful place. We enjoyed a lovely lunch in the coffee shop at the Botanic Garden which provides many options for vegetarians.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

just as good as it was the last time,the weather was not good but very enjoyable,we were with a coach trip so would have liked to stay longer,perhaps next time.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Really interesting gardens it a wide range of plants. The gardens have various sections representing some countries of the world where the plants have originated. The Giant Redwood avenue is definitely the rhododendron collection worth seeing when in flower, The cafe serves good food and all the staff at the gardens are very helpful and friendly. There is a small... More 

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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great rhododendrons and a wonderful fernery, so unusual and beautiful. The Redwoods are magnificent as are the Douglas firs. The colours round the dolphin fountain were magnificent. Great place to spend a long time.

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Chester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The garden's themselves are wonderfully varied with some great walks which show a variety of styles, from Bhutanese to formal European style gardens. The redwood avenue is an impressive start to the garden! As this is a mountain based garden, there are some gentle slopes which must be ascended to get the most out of your visit, but once up... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wonderful place - incredible beauty of trees, flowers, pond - wonderful cafe - garden and gift shop. Very friendly and welcoming

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Ayr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband and I visited on a quiet Saturday morning and spent roughly three hours climbing the White path walks which took us to beautiful view points and interesting places! Stunning natural environment. When we returned to the enterance/ exit the cafe was really busy so i recommend you go early.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Walking with nature such a lot to see beautiful plants, flowers and trees. Excellent restaurant to eat in.

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Address: Address: Cowal Peninsula | Benmore, Dunoon PA23 8QU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-136-970-6261
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Dunoon

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