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Address: Dunragit DG9 8PH, Scotland
Phone Number: 01581 400222
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Lovely Hillside Garden

A lovely garden, with peacocks, pond and wetland areas, and meandering paths to wander through. Quite hilly in places. This garden was created from moorland over 40 years and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Clair W
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Denby Dale, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A beautifully natural garden which has been carefully planned, planted and maintained. The Tea Room is pretty good too!

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Denby Dale, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A lovely garden, with peacocks, pond and wetland areas, and meandering paths to wander through. Quite hilly in places. This garden was created from moorland over 40 years and it is an amazing achievement. We really enjoyed our visit. We had lunch in the tearooms; the food was good but some of the customer service a little abrupt! Otherwise, recommended.

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Lancashire
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23 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stopped by the gardens out of season but its interesting to note that you can still visit with an honesty box arrangement. Dogs allowed on a lead which is great. Nice ponds and pools and benches with great views out over the coast. There is also a moorland walk where we went for a wander.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Recommended to go here by another attraction and we are glad we did. The road to it is quite tricky if someone is driving fast downhill which we discovered and had to quickly pull over but once there it's so unique and definitely the best garden in the area. Lovely staff and the wee loch in the middle in amazing.... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Glenwhan gardens are will worth a visit if you are in the area. One of the few gardens in the area which allow dogs in! We spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around the beautiful pools and tiny paths which criss cross this stunning hillside. I can't believe it's only taken 30 years to grow! Amazing and I will... More 

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ENGLISHMAN ABROAD
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited a few gardens the weekend we visited Glenwhan. This garden put Castle Kennedy in the shade, so to speak! (and Castle Kennedy was worth a visit) Mywife is disabled and this garden made life easy for her - steady gradients lots of resting places. The weather was so good for September and this added to the beauty and... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Took a bit of finding but well worth the search, an amazing labour of love carved out of the rocky hillside. A blaze of colour everywhere one looked, very well lid out, we called in for an hour and stayed for four, reasonably priced as well, nice little tea room.

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Edinburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Friends recommended this wonderful garden. Its quite a journey up a wee road to get there and you begin to think you will never find it, but just keep going. Once you get there you can have the most delicious home baking, great cakes and coffee and really nice friendly staff. We felt sad when we were there , at... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

absolutely lovely gardens - lots of wonderful nature and to top itall a five star cafe with some of the best home made cakes around. Well worth a visit just for the cake but the gardens are a tranquil little haven that you could spend hours enjoying. A wonderful testimony to the hard work and totl commitment of the wonderful... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A MUST SEE... this is one on the most beautiful gardens I have ever visited. Its packed full of plants in secret hidden sections along with a tree trail and a Moorland walk. Absolutely fantastic. Wind your way among some amazing varieties of flora and meet the resident Peacocks which add to the colour. We arrived as the Tea room... More 

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