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Inveresk Lodge Gardens

24 inveresk village, Musselburgh EH21 7TE, Scotland
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English first
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23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

When I entered I did not think much of it but soon changed my mind. It is laid out on a quite steep incline at the bottom of which is a beautiful buttercup studded meadow with a little pond fed by a stream. As you meander down to reach it for your delectation are lovely herbaceous borders, some focal points,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

walked through this area with my walking group last week, the place was looking lovely in the spring sunshine,several places to stop for a wee break.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beautiful gardens with lovely greenhouse and lovely knowledgeable staff well worth a visit when in the area

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This was our first time visiting the Gardens with our young kids. We had used the Gardens several years ago for our wedding photographs and thought it was time to show the kids. When we arrived we noted that the NTS were holding a 'bugs' day for the kids. We were met by Stuart the resident Ranger who was excellent,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We went to the Gardens as all the NTS places around Edinburgh we've not seen were shut week of 3 to 6 April 2013. What is it with the National Trust for Scotland? Some big houses, such as Newhailes, seemed to open for a couple of days in April and then shut until May or June! The Gardens are worth... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

A real gardener's garden - lots of interesting plants and of year round interest. Not large but we still managed to spend a good hour and a half here, and could happily have stayed longer. Bring a decent pair of shoes if you are to experience the gardens to the full - can be mussddy after wet weather (ie usually... More

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

A nice place to visit but it only needs an hour max. We saw it at the end of the season and it still looked good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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59 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

it's been raining so much lately that the gardens weren't looking the best. we didn't have adequate footwear to explore the gardens properly and be aware that the greenhouses are being renovated at the moment.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Lovely small garden to have a wander or a quiet sit-down. Not a huge selection of plants but nice to spend an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

The entrance to the gardens is really like going into a private house, and a beautiful spectacle awaits. Hidden behind a huge garden wall there is an old greenhouse with interesting plants, and a unique little library to which visitors contribute boks that they have found interesting. The garden plants are varied and there is some interesting statuary. Built on... More

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