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Glenwhan Gardens

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Address: Dunragit DG9 8PH, Scotland
Phone Number: 01581 400222
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A must see!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
Emma J
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
25 helpful votes 25 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Loved these gardens . Lots of beautiful flowers and plants amid a large pond . A resident pheasant and lots of bird life to watch .The views from the top of the garden overlooking the sea is stunning . The tearoom serves snacks and drinks by a lovely friendly lady . Well worth a visit .

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Chester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Although on a first visit it appears to be much further, this garden is only one mile from the A75. Keep climbing up the narrow road and you will be rewarded with a gem of a garden and views across the sea to the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man. We had a lovely clear and sunny day... More 

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borders
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited this garden in mid May and it blew our minds The rhodies and azaleas were stunning but there were also other specimens which were most unusual Better we thought than Logan!!!

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