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Bolfracks Garden

Address: Bolfracks, by Aberfeldy, Aberfeldy PH15 2EX, Scotland
Phone Number: 01887-820344
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Ranked #9 of 19 Attractions in Aberfeldy
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited this garden In June as we do each year when in Aberfeldy. It never ceases to lift our spirits as we see such beauty and so well cared for plants and flowers with nooks and crannies to find and delight in..

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Well worth a visit. Lovely area, good views, well kept garden and grounds. Honesty box for payment which was nice to see for a change.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was absolutely beautiful. An amazing display of every flower and plant imageinable. We were so lucky, the sun was shining and we had the gardens to ourselves. it is well sign posted, Guaranteed you will enjoy this spectacle.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

lovely garden with great views in the background . lots of different plants and flowers , hence worth visiting different times of the year . not too big and easily manageable . as others have said honesty box for entry and another for buying plants , restores ones faith in humanity .

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had walked the Birks of Aberfeldy earlier in the day and decided to stop at the Bolfracks Gardens as it was on our way to Kenmore. It is such a lovely garden with pleasant walks and magnificent views. I like the fact that, in this day and age, the owners provide an honesty box where you made payment. We... More 

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Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We try to visit each summer, as it is a beautiful garden. not for the unfit though - there are a lot of hills! Once you get up them, there are some beautiful peonies and lots of lovely old-fashioned roses. There is a great pathway up at the top, with lots of old climbing roses and pears. There is also... More 

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Aberlour, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

scenery of surrounding area,layout of plants,sale of free range eggs.The plants were well looked after and the roses particularly attractive.

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Scotland
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25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is a pleasant garden set on a steep north slope. Although not particularly old it is nicely set out and is worth a short visit.

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Glasgow
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I was looking forward to visiting this garden as the brochure looked good. Nobody at the entrance to receive your money, no instructions, just a rusty box indicating this was where to put your money, Garden was disappointing and a bit neglected, there was supposed to be two levels of difficulty, but found the easy route very difficult, lovely views... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

An old well maintained garden. Interesting name and well worth exploring. It doesn't offer the shade of other Perthshire gardens but has a great display of older garden plants. Lots of small flowered roses on ancient rootstocks.

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