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Address: Branklyn Garden 116 Dundee Road, Perth PH2 7BB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1738 625535
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My absolute favourite garden! As a keen gardener this garden has something for everyone. It is a delight and would provide inspiration for anyone thinking of making a new garden... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue S
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My absolute favourite garden! As a keen gardener this garden has something for everyone. It is a delight and would provide inspiration for anyone thinking of making a new garden, small, medium or large.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little gem - go when the rhododendrons and azaleas are all out, and don't forget the himalayan poppy collection. A little known feature is the ancient pear tree, still there from the days when the whole area was covered in orchards. Run by the head gardener and his wife, who are really welcoming. Being National Trust for... More 

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Thank FiadhFiadh
Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited Branklyn Garden during 2nd week of October. The garden looked wonderful with all the various Autumn copper, red & gold shades of the leaves, it really was outstanding (see the photos l have posted). The garden has many interesting plants & is beautifully maintained. Well worth a visit.

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Thank CRM,Scotland
Ballachulish, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Visited in early September, so probably missed out on the main flowering displays. We'd like to re-visit maybe in June when there's more to see. The gardens are right next to the main Dundee Road which is very busy.......and very noisy, which detracts from the experience.

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Thank Simon I
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

A small garden, so not too much walking involved to see round it all, but never the less still very beautiful with many paths turning and twisting through all the trees, lawns, flowerbeds, and shrubs - there's even a small stream and pond to add to the atmosphere of tranquillity, though the traffic noise from outside this haven does try... More 

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited this garden on a warm cloudy day. Shop was shut on arrival but soon met the sole NTS gardener and had a long chat about the history and care of the garden. Beautifully maintained beds, lawn, rockery and water feature, very neat and tidy. Lovely meandering paths and some wonderful specimen plants. Well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Very small, but a lot of plants arranged in a maze of small paths. Noise from the very close by Dundee Road spoils any tranquility. Not a lot of garden for the admission fee.

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Thank Iain W
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We never tire of a visit to one of the best gardens on this side of Scotland being members of the National Trust we come fairly regularly . August is not the best month for colour but there are still some stunning plants to admire .There was no one manning the shop but there is an honesty box for people... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Branklyn is a tiny garden but extremely well laid out to give the visitor an enchanting experience. Follow the paths to really appreciate the range and diversity of plants, trees and shrubs complemented by rock gardens, a pond and a small waterfall. Sit awhile on the benches strategically placed around to enjoy the ever-changing vista, especially looking up - you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. Don't let the fact that this is a small garden put you off. It is magnificent. Quite amazing how clever design can create an image of something larger. Plenty of spaces to sit and enjoy; maybe do a few sketches too! The garden is well-maintained. Please find time to visit. You won't be disappointed.

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