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A well stocked garden with many architectural features, including a sunken Victorian Fernery (1875) and large stable's ruin all located in the grounds of a baronial style house from 1844. A plant hunter trail, many water features and Britain's...more
All reviews hidden gem lovely garden plants and flowers pleasant walk every corner full bloom well worth a visit ascog hall tranquil experience old stables farms honesty paths labelled gardeners victorian gardening
We had previously visited the Ascog Hall Fernery and Garden in 2005 on Aug 27th, this time although slightly later in the year on Sept 12th it did seem slightly more unkempt than on our previous visit. My own garden is not at its best...More
We loved our visit. It is a garden for experts and amateurs alike and a great place for wandering round the serpentine paths finding something of interest round every corner. It's very intimate and very personal but nearly everything is labelled so it's a delight...More
It's obvious this garden is looked after with loving care. It's eclectic, wild in parts and well worth a visit if you are interested in plants. We visited in the rain so had that added dimension but can be a bit slippy in places. Do...More
This truly wonderful Garden is a gem and lovingly maintained. The restored fernery was the highlight and we left it till last after spending at least an hour exploring the hidden treasures throughout. The owner greeted us warmly and said if we needed help just...More
On arrival we noticed it was run by the Royal Horticultural Society. So were looking forward to seeing a nice garden especially as the weather was so hot. the garden was very quiet didnt seem to be anyone else around.We walked up the path to...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Michael B, Worker at Ascog Hall Fernery and Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018
In general I wonder why reviews on something that was not actually visited or used by the reviewer are allowed to be published.
Anyway, this specific "virtual review" is confused on many issues. 1) There are only a handful of gardens run by the RHS...More
Ascog Hall Fernery, just on the outside of Rothesay is something of a hidden gem. Tucked away on the outskirts of Rothesay, the Victorian glasshouse dedicated to ferns and the surrounding gardens are managed and run by the owners (a couple) on their own without...More