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Address: , Dunragit DG9 8PH, Scotland
Phone Number: 01581 400222
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What a gem of a garden

What a wonderful place this is ...it has everything you could want in a garden.Wonderful planting , statues and objets d'art dotted throughout waiting to be found in every small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place this is ...it has everything you could want in a garden.Wonderful planting , statues and objets d'art dotted throughout waiting to be found in every small clearing,lots of seating so you can take in each vista,and a fabulous view from the hilltop, looking down the Mull of Galloway as far as The Isle of Man.I found... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Glenwhan is a smaller garden but has a great deal of interest. There are so many small areas of planting that it takes some time to travel a short distance. Castle Kennedy is nearby so if you visit there don't miss Glenwhan. It's up a narrow road but don't be put off - keep going and you'll be rewarded. A... More 

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Scotland
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We probably selected one of the sunniest and warm afternoons to visit this beautiful garden. Firstly we enjoyed the delights of the cafe, lovely fresh scones, tray bakes and hot drinks. Refreshed we began our experience by enjoying the garden walk. The walk begins by the stunning visual impact of a beautiful large pond surrounded by many colourful shrubs and... More 

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited the area around Stranraer again this summer and Glenwhan was the one garden we hadn't visited. (There are 6 gardens that are publicised together). If you are only going to visit one garden I suggest going here. There is a formality in the arrangements and then an informality. There are beautiful plants and the water is used really... More 

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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I'm no gardener, but found this an interesting visit - easily accessible, lots of different landscaping and planting in a 17-acre labour of effort and love. Well worth the visit, and a well-priced tea room (always important for me !) offering a variety of cakes and snacks.

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Brandon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

having visited many gardens over the years my wife and i both agreed that Glenwhan Gardens were the best we have ever been to. We were greeted at the entrance also the catering facilities by smiling friendly staff. On entering the gardens you were immediately struck by their beauty and could imagine the hard work that had gone into producing... More 

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East Kilbride
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have visited this wonderful garden many times over the last 10 years and it gets more beautiful each time we go. Quite different from other open gardens in the area, it is a haven of peace and tranquillity, even when there are lots of visitors. We especially love the fact that there are so many places to sit and... More 

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CARLISLE ENGLAND UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i have static holiday home at whitecairns caravan park glenluce and for the last six years we have driven through dunragit and seen the garden signs but never went until last weekend 20/6/2005 and was it worth it clear blue skys you could see the isle of man the gardens were i believe built round and old quarry also nice... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is one of our favourite spots, the coffe and cakes are to die for and the gardens are wonderful. Just to add to the fun I spent a couple of hours just watching the clouds because there seems to be a very localised atmospheric phenomenon happens here. Go and take a look for yourself - you will not regret... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Having visited many gardens throughout the UK we were both in agreement that the Glenwhan Gardens were a breath of fresh air and one of the best gardens we have ever visited. The gardens from all angles gave you breathtaking views to all angles of the gardens. The two lakes were clean, tidy and were the picture for many photographs.... More 

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