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Glenwhan Gardens

Dunragit DG9 8PH, Scotland
01581 400222
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Dunragit
Type: Gardens
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Bury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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SCOTLAND
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spending a week looking around Gardens in Dumfries and Galloway we happened upon Glenwhan, the narrow roads up to it and limited Parking space were more than made up for by the superb gardens and views. Set high with views over towards the Isle of Man there's a dazzling amount of colour and scents in this well thought out garden,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

First visited a dozen or more years ago when the garden had some maturing to do. Today it was a profusion of colour from varieties of rhododendrons and azalias at every turn, as well as other interesting and unusual plants. A joy to visit, even on a grey day. Cream tea was pretty good too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

You can't possibly go to the Stranraer region and miss out this garden. It truly is a tour de force of azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, water lilies - a plantsman's paradise. It's also unique because it has many different levels and you get the impression of terraces with meandering grassy paths. The there are some choice viewing locations and the sculptures... More

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Princetown, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Our coach driver arranged our visit at the last minute as he had made up so much time we would have arrived too early at our final destination, and what a good thing he did. Although arranged at the last minute, the staff were very welcoming and friendly, even the ones called in at the last minute. The gardens are... More

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england
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

If you have an interest in designing gardens and/or growing plants then you cannot fail to be enthused by this garden. The owners have reclaimed a section of moorland and created a fantastic garden with many pools, linking streams, moorland walks and wonderful planting. The leaflet describing the garden is really useful, there is also a full tree trail if... More

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