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Geilston Garden

Cardross, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 5HD, Scotland
+44 844 493 2219
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Cardross, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 5HD, Scotland
+44 844 493 2219
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We paid £21.50 for two seniors, one adult, and one child. The grounds were lovely, but we explored and saw everything (including the woods walk) in less than an hour. It was nice that you could "buy" fresh-picked produce (for a suggested donation) - the...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Geilston gardens are a delight. Run by national trust of Scotland but all national trust members have free entry. Gardens are just beautiful with the best Walled Garden I've ever seen. A very friendly lady volunteer checked our NT cards and gave us a plan...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Although at end of summer, there was still plenty of colour. Lovely walk but advise wearing walking boots as was a bit slippy at areas near river. Very nice welcome from man on duty. He explained what we could see and issued map. Will definitely...More

Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We visited Geilston Garden as part of a National Trust holiday with Lochs and Glens. Some people had already visited and were not impressed so we weren't sure what we would find. What we did find was a lovely peaceful garden full of interest -...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

top quality food in a nice location a bit on the pricey side but very nice food cakes are excellant as are the soups shop attatched is pricey but again good quality

Thank gary o
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Not the easiest of places to find and when you get there you won't find a lot for a gardener if you are attending later in the summer when the azaleas and rhodies are not in bloom. Probably looks stunning in May/June.The walk behind the...More

Thank ajm549
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit here when it was a sunny day&there was an event on so there was lots for the kids to do,tennis&other different games in the walled garden.The walled garden is beautiful&so relaxing,the woodland walk was peaceful&the kids loved the new...More

Thank Michele T
Reviewed June 15, 2016

pleasant walk and a picnic in the walled garden. so quiet and relaxing. worth a visit. luckily the weather was nice and sunny. might not be so nice on a wet day.

Thank MKLWarrington
Reviewed June 10, 2016

What a great garden. Visited at just the right time of year when the rhododendrons and azaleas were in full bloom. I just did not expect that it would be so spectacular it will remain in my thoughts for many years to come. Got some...More

Thank alanRWhitleyBay
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Situated between Dumbarton and Helensburgh this is a delight and well worth an hour or two of your time, especially as it is free to members of the National Trust or the National Trust for Scotland. Mostly staffed by volunteers but if you have a...More

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Trish S
May 4, 2016|
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Response from mumsfab2 | Reviewed this property |
No, there's not a cafe but there is an office which sells tea/coffee etc and there's picnic tables nearby.
Kathy H
October 24, 2015|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
Well all the deciduous trees' leaves will be turning gorgeous colours and falling. You will have missed the best of the flower and fruit and veg garden displays. However, the main garden is full of lovely shrubs and trees... More
July 26, 2015|
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Response from stewrat222 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed but I would not recommend this site anyway.