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Address: 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh EH21 7TE, Scotland

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Blink and you will miss it especially if someone is tailgating you on this stretch of road. On road parking. I missed the honesty box for admission payment (but didn't need it as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MagsB57
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this garden while holidaying in Dunbar,found it very quaint and quiet but lovely, shame no one is around to take entrance fees as don't know how they prove people have payed to get in as it is done by volutry contribution in a box, but if you are National Trust members like us you get in free in any... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blink and you will miss it especially if someone is tailgating you on this stretch of road. On road parking. I missed the honesty box for admission payment (but didn't need it as we are members ). An unmanned garden so you are free to explore by yourself. The greenhouse is an architectural delight at the top of the garden.... More 

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Tadworth
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63 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The top part of this garden is lovely and we spent a relaxing couple of hours wandering around and sitting here. There is a lower part to the garden but this looks as if it needs some attention. Maybe it's because of unsuitable weather this year. There is free paring outside but be very careful when you leave as it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

A lovely haven of peace and quiet, in a gorgeous setting. It has obviously at one time been a wonderful place, but is now starting to look rundown, lots of weeds and some of the flowerbeds look untended.

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Thank Andrew N
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The sun helps of course but stepping from Musselborogh roads into this garden was heavenly. There's a more formal area that needs a lot more work in terms of weeding and also a wilder, meadow area beyond. I was envious of the visitor who was stretched out with her book; that would have made the visit perfect. A wonderful sence... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Lots of weeds and nettles. Blocked off areas. The meadow was a mess. They had scalped it with some sort of machine and then just left most of the hay. The tropaeolum collection was a disgrace. Ponds and wet areas covered in weed and in my opinion quite dangerous for toddlers. Sadly the Scottish National Trust seems to be very... More 

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East Lothian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This gorgeous informal south-facing garden deserves to be better known. There is a fine rose border, lovely terrace, formal area and informal area with ponds and lots of intersting plants. The greenhouses have seating where you could have a picnic.

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Thank Pbrayne
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Lovely tranquil gardens, take a picnic or a book to read and enjoy a good couple of peaceful hours. Summer and Autumn is quite special.

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

When I entered I did not think much of it but soon changed my mind. It is laid out on a quite steep incline at the bottom of which is a beautiful buttercup studded meadow with a little pond fed by a stream. As you meander down to reach it for your delectation are lovely herbaceous borders, some focal points,... More 

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edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beautiful gardens with lovely greenhouse and lovely knowledgeable staff well worth a visit when in the area

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