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Johnston Gardens

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Address: Viewfield Road | Springfield, Aberdeen AB15 7XE, Scotland
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Small But Perfectly Formed

Small but perfectly formed area of public gardens with walkways and several ornamental bridges. Look out for ducks and squirrels which are popular with children. Great for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Sarah D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small but perfectly formed area of public gardens with walkways and several ornamental bridges. Look out for ducks and squirrels which are popular with children. Great for families with young children as its small size makes it easy and quick to navigate.

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Thank Sarah D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited these gardens on a weekend to Aberdeen. They are well kept, good for photography and well laid out. Little paths meander round the area taking you to other hidden areas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paths were in good shape and the beds had been replanted and looking good. Plenty of free car parking

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Thank Barry M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a leisurely stroll with a partner or a contemplative solo escape from the rat race Johnston Gardens is ideal.The colours,the sounds and the subtle scents of flowers will whisk you away to anywhere your imagination takes you. It's hard to believe you are still in the city when you're here.Visit this miniature paradise and you will want to come... More 

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Thank Ricky S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live close by here and it is such a 'gem' of a garden to visit. Not too large for pensioners to walk round. The plants are wonderful and there is a bridge over the 'lake' to walk over.

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Thank Jane C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but pleasent park for a nice walk during summer. Come here often for walks as we live very closeby. No food or toilet facilites but quite a nice play-park for kids and one of Aberdeen's more well-kept parks.

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Houston, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Beautiful tucked away not so secret garden in the midst of all the hustle and bustle that makes you feel as if your secluded away your own little secret garden. This would be a gorgeous spot to spend a little time enjoying a bit of rare sunshine with a picnic and a special loved one or to just sit on... More 

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was my second visit, the first being in the summer of 2014. This time I went with friends, and we didn't pick the best day in terms of weather. But we still had a great time, watching the ducks, birds, heron, and seeing the planting around the gardens. We also enjoyed the typical Scottish weather - left the town... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

me and my fiancé were here for a nice walk around the gardens as we hadn't been before and wanted to see what it was like, Such lovely flowers, and the scenery was perfect , ducks swimming away in the water , perfect for romantic stroll :) the mini waterfall is beautiful also

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Thank Rebecca E
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

When I first moved to Aberdeen 9 years ago, I came across these gardens in the winter time. It was so beautiful to walk through when all was white and sparkling with frost. Lovely at any time of year.

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