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A wonderful experience

My first visit to Threave and even on a late December day it was magnificent. The new Garden of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KevinMcC46
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Pleasant garden and House - red Squirrels, bats and cake

I first went to the main Visitor centre where I was informed of the restaurant, cafe, tours of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My first visit to Threave and even on a late December day it was magnificent. The new Garden of contemplation was beautiful and I will certainly go back in the springtime to see the magnificent floral displays as the plants come into bloom. I wish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KevinMcC46
rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your message about the Garden of Contemplation at Threave. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to welcoming you again. We are all looking forward to seeing the new garden develop!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first went to the main Visitor centre where I was informed of the restaurant, cafe, tours of the house and gardens. I also learnt that batwalks were available in the evening on pre-selected nights. I then walked around the ornamental gardens and took in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your very positive description of the many activities there are to do on a visit to Threave Garden and Estate. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Kind regards. Richard Polley, General Manager Dumfries and Galloway

Reviewed December 12, 2018

I dropped in here with my wife for lunch in the Terrace Café - the grounds have limited appeal in December and we were enroute to Gatehouse of Fleet. There is plenty of parking onsite. The friendly woman serving behind the counter was kind enough...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your positive review of the Terrace Café at Threave. I am pleased that you enjoyed your lunch, and came back for more! We hope to welcome you again to Threave very soon - we open for the...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Lovely garden with all sorts of sections. A great place for an afternoon but don’t forget to visit the fantastic castle a short way down the road.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your very positive review of Threave Garden. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will open for the season on Friday 29 March. Best wishes. Richard Polley, General Manager Dumfries...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018

It's been a long time since we visited here. The house was closed as was the stables tea room. No map - you have to pay for the guide book to obtain a simple map of the garden (which other places give away for free)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Threave Gardens never fails to impress. Great colours and new garden designs to enchant and captivate and inspire us. Staff in the visitor centre, gardening team and volunteers are so helpful. Clearly passionate to share what this site has to offer. Applies to catering staff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you for your excellent review of Threave Garden following our Halloween weekend. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will open for the season on Friday 29 March .Best wishes. Richard Polley, General Manager...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as NTS members on our way back from Ayrshire. We had excellent soup and roll followed by Scone, Cream and Jam all for £15 for two. All freshly made served in an open airy restaurant overlooking the gardens. We didn’t get chance...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your excellent review of Threave Garden and our Terrace Café. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will re-open for the season on Friday 29 March. Best wishes. Richard Polley,...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018

We visited in early October and were able to secure a house tour upon arrival. The tour lasted an hour and a half, and the guide was very enthusiastic about explaining the history of the house and owners, as well as divulging some gossip in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your excellent review of Threave Garden and the tour of Threave House. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will re-open for the season on 29 March. Best wishes. Richard...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Threaten gardens make for a wonderful and relaxing visit. National Trust for Scotland look after the house and grounds. There is a shop and cafe. A great place if you have an hour to spare.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you so much for your excellent review of Threave Garden. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will re-open for the season on Friday 29 March. Best wishes. Richard Polley, General Manager Dumfries and...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Although it was a cold afternoon we enjoyed walking around these gardens and being surprised by all the colour that was still to be seen there. Sadly the recent storms had done its damage to a number of trees.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rapolley, General Manager at Threave Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you for your very positive review of Threave Garden after your visit in October. We hope to welcome you again very soon - please note that Threave Garden will re-open for the season on Friday 29 March. Best wishes. Richard Polley,...More

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landmbrad
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Hi Gill, you can order food from the food court and they can bring it out to you at the benches just outside the main entrance, water bowls available for dogs too.
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Hi there - yes, Saturday 19 May is an ordinary day, with the garden open 10am to 5pm. Looking spectacular in the sunshine! Kind regards. Richard Polley, General Manager
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