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Not as good as other gardens in the are

There are 6 main gardens to go to in the area - this one is operated on an honesty box basis in the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2016
Clivel_98
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Evening walk round the pond

Holidaying nearby and had a lovely evening walk round the pond. If starting from Chapel Rossan, the... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
David H
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Sep 10, 2017
“Gardens are closing down according to locals”
Jun 19, 2017
“Disappointing visit”
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off the A716 | 10 miles from Stranraer and 3 miles from Sandhead Village, Ardwell DG9 9LY, Scotland
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We visited on the 9th September........ and we were the only people there The walled garden in parts had gone to seed and very few plants in flower. We had a pleasant enough walk around the pond but nothing to write home about. There was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with the visit here. Pay by honesty box in the car park, no staff visible during our visit. Walled garden poorly maintained and very run down. Pond walk overgrown, very little to see. Will not be going back.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Holidaying nearby and had a lovely evening walk round the pond. If starting from Chapel Rossan, the path to the left of the fish ladder follows the southern edge of the larger pond, and then on to the smaller, more ornamental, pond. If you do...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Small but very pleasant relaxing visit. Walled gardens are lovely with the bonus of very good value plants for sale. Pond walk is really a small lake and has resident ducks, ducklings and a swan and signet. Well worth a detour. We were too late...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

A small garden compared to others in the area but worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to spare and the weather is fine. The walk around the pond is particularly nice but not for anyone with mobility issues as the path...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 20, 2016

There are 6 main gardens to go to in the area - this one is operated on an honesty box basis in the car park. The house itself (private) is a big Scottish gabled affair overlooking the car park. in front of the house is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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