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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Mario wrote a review Yesterday
Italy7 contributions
Very nicer garden but it was a cold day. I still got lots of photos and will go again when sunny and warm
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Date of experience: September 2020
EricaCross wrote a review Oct 24
London232 contributions43 helpful votes
Spent a lovely couple of hours there walking and enjoying the views, the trees, the flowers, other plants, and all the lovely smells. We spotted a couple of cute birds too. The rock garden in the Caledonian section was outstanding, and the fact that the admission is free made the visit even better. Currently the glasshouses are closed, but the rest of the garden makes up for it.
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Date of experience: October 2020
T2LMM wrote a review Oct 17
Edinburgh, United Kingdom46 contributions22 helpful votes
Fantastic venue to clear your head and explore Safe and vast for young children to run freely and enjoy A great place to enjoy under the current circumstances
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Date of experience: October 2020
james wrote a review Oct 16
Ukraine28 contributions1 helpful vote
I don't know why I have never been before. It is a marvellous place. A different vista around every turn. We will return once the glass houses reopen. I need to find out the name of the red flowered creeper that was scattered cheerfully about the garden.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Very U wrote a review Oct 11
Glasgow, United Kingdom16 contributions6 helpful votes
I love the gardens and have been going there for at least 40 years. They are extensive and beautiful. Last Wednesday we visited with friends and I am afraid I was disappointed. Everywhere you turn there are little purple notices, saying 'Don't go here', Don't go there', 'No exit', 'No entry'. No toilets in the Terrace Cafe and going down the hill to the ones at the entry gate meant a lengthy detour being directed around and about to get back out again. The Terrace Cafe doesn't have any food any more! It used to serve wonderful varied healthy food, but on this occasion there was only a woman shouting to go back and to go around the rope and that the toilets were closed. I felt it was being managed by 'out of control' control freaks. Also why was it closed during lockdown? Glasgow managed to keep its own Botanic Gardens open and welcoming to pent up city-dwellers. Please! Relax and don't be so precious.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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