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Address: Dunskey Estate | Portpatrick, Stranraer DG9 8TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01776 810211
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Dog friendly gardens!

Another pet friendly garden to visit in South West Scotland. This venue has Shady parking under trees and you can now take you dog into the venue on the lead. Lovely walk around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
Beekeeper45
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West Wales
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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The gardens are quite beautiful with many unexpected plants and trees, not what you would expect to find in this remote part of Scotland. A beautiful pond area and the old dairy is now a tea room with extremely delicious home made cakes on offer. There are so many fabulous walks around the estate, there are two locks and beautiful... More 

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Thank Julia R
Sandhead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Been here today for a walk, the walled garden wasn't well maintained, lots of weed, bushes that haven't been trimmed in quite some time etc... Overall quite disappointing. We visited the glasshouse where many plants were obviously on their last days, could do with sorting out the place. We then went for the walk in the non walled "gardens" around.... More 

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Thank Benjamin D
Wigan, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Overlooks the harbour and to Ireland excellent greens need to hire buggies quite steep hills, quite challenging course excellent clubhouse good meals at very reasonable prices quite well stocked pro shop just in case you forget anything

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Thank EDDIEH38
Appleby Cumbria
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

A lovely garden with delightful tearoom in the old dairy - tiled walls. A sheltered garden with many delightful flowers to look at

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Thank CarlBguide
West Wales
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Another pet friendly garden to visit in South West Scotland. This venue has Shady parking under trees and you can now take you dog into the venue on the lead. Lovely walk around the gardens with the dogs, plenty of wildlife seen too. Tree trail and maze. Café too for a cream tea or cake after your walk around the... More 

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Thank Beekeeper45
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours wandering around, really enjoyed the woodland walk. The maze was good fun and gave us a laugh, thank goodness for my teenage daughter as I think I would still be in there now. We didn't use the cafe so can't comment on that.

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Thank Jane_Elkington
Brough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A real gem of a garden. Real thought had been taken. The garden staff were very chatty and helpful. Cafe excellent.

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Thank DavidElloughton
Kennewick
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A glorious setting of plants, flowers and trees you simply would not expect to find in this geographical area.

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Timperley,Cheshire
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stayed in Portpatrick and I actually used the Woodland Walk on most days for my daily run. We decided to visit the gardens given that they were within walking distance and we could cut through from the village, via the Woodland Walk to the gardens. The gardens themselves are very attractive and we were lucky enough to visit on... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Although for £12 a family ticket seems a little pricey it wasn't by so much that you walk away grumbling. We visited the maze first - and again last - and that was clearly the kids favourite thing, and something that will be retold again and again while we think back over the holiday. Not massive, but good fun. you... More 

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