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Address: Garden House Dunskey Dunskey Estate | Portpatrick, Stranraer DG9 8TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1776 810211
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an excellent woodland garden to walk the dog

just outside port patrick is this little garden where you can walk your dog for free, there is shaded parking available with a lovely little tea room.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 3, 2016
Michael D
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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Arrived as part of a coach tour, with an allocation of 2.5 Hrs. Spent over 1 Hr in the cafe waiting to be served. Despite this being a regular stop on the itinerary they just did not appear to be able to cope. We then only had time to visit the Walled Garden. This again was a let down. The... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

barely spent a half hour here, (dogs not allowed in the walled garden), quick walk through the woodland and around the lake. Nothing of any great interest (most gardens have something interesting, right), sorry but disappointing.

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Thank Craig S
Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

just outside port patrick is this little garden where you can walk your dog for free, there is shaded parking available with a lovely little tea room.

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Thank Michael D
Dumfries and Galloway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We come here to the little cafe each weekend on the bikes, the ladies are very welcoming and are always friendly and polite.

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Thank Linda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This was something we come across on the way to port Patrick, and we were so glad we found it :) we walked round the gardens which were beautiful and had a spot of lunch in the cafe, all reasonably priced everyone was friendly and more importantly it was a fabulous stop off! We would highly recommend :)

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Thank Prinnyjay
Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

My friend who was visiting the area for the weekend had unfortunately left his favourite top on the back of his chair in the tea room at Dunskey gardens. He messaged me to see if I would drop by and enquire if it had been handed in, which I did during the following week. Although the young assistant we asked... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were short of time so did not take advantage of the Woodland Walks. We loved the Walled Garden - lots of nooks and crannies to explore which made an interesting visit. I wish that more of the plants had been labelled as there were some I did not recognise. I would have made this review 5 star Lovely tea... More 

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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Great little walk with the dog, and the tea room is lovely for a coffee and a cake, didn't explore the gardens due to the dog in the car.

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Thank Michael D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the Dunskey estate cottages for two weeks this summer, having done so a few times before over the last fifteen years. I've always loved the place but the owners have really improved things further and the facilities at the gardens and tea rooms are great. Good coffee and scones were always the norm but the... More 

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Thank UlsterMike
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place to walk around stunning views and the plants and tress in summer are spectacular well worth a visit they also have a small cafe for a cuppa to refresh you after your walk

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