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Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff

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Address: BP 54, 29682 Roscoff, France
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Well laid out and maintained and informative. A peaceful oasis that merits a visit. Entry for us was 12 euros pp (May 2015).

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Well laid out and maintained and informative. A peaceful oasis that merits a visit. Entry for us was 12 euros pp (May 2015).

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Providing the weather is good, this is a very nice way to pass a few hours, a nice leisurely walk from the town centre.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We actually had a really pleasant experience - a shortish walk from central Roscoff or a shorter walk from the Brittany Ferry port. We arrived about 11am to find it was closed and not open until 2pm, this was annoying and meant we'd miss the visit altogether having made plans for food later on (this isn't advertised anywhere). However, a... More 

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Western Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
84 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a well established garden with a pretty walk through it. The view over the ocean is worth the climb up some pretty steep stairs on to the top of a rocky outcrop.

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Dinan, Bretagne, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Only a short walk away from Roscoff, lovely and well maintained garden.Still a lot of flowers blooming in September. You can also buy some plants there. I did!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This garden exhibits a collection of sub-tropical plants from around the world and also has a cactus garden in a polytunnel for the plants that prefer arid conditions. There is also a rocky outcrop that overlooks the bay of Morlaix and the new Roscoff Marina which has excellent views. You can easily spend two or more hours exploring here for... More 

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Paris - France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

In a country that may appear to work on subsidies alone, this place thrives on its own and provides an impressive variety of exotic plants in a well tended garden. The nursery at the end of the visit is worth recommending.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Even if you're not a fanatical gardener you're never going to find the gardens less than impressive, especially on a warm, sunny way when the views open up across the Bay of Morlaix. Established and run by volunteers this is a magical corner of Brittany stuffed with southern hemisphere plants. Best of all is the sales area where many of... More 

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Birmingham
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Huge exotic plants of all varieties, and awesome views over the Breton coast. I half expected to find dinosaurs lurking amongst the giant ferns!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Le Jardin is just stone's throw from the ferry terminal and priced very reasonably. My daughter and I were intrigued by the variety of plants, with specimens from all over. The paths are well marked, and the plants mostly labeled with common and scientific names. Well worth a couple of hours on a sunny day.

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