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Dunskey Garden

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Address: Garden House Dunskey Dunskey Estate | Portpatrick, Stranraer DG9 8TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01776 810211
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Interesting garden

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
margaret148
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Vivien J
Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars 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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Thank Wendy S
Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Lovely walled garden. Extensive woodland walk which is less interesting. Nice little tea room. A well laid out maze. Good place to spend a pleasant few hours.

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Thank Mandelbrot
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We visited the gardens and spent a couple of hours here. The walled garden and maze are well kept, with very interesting greenhouses, a rockery and a couple of walks across meadows, woods and near some lochs. The entrance fee is very reasonable, and included a tea or coffee, although this was not made clear anywhere and only transpired when... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Having done the Logan Botanic Gardens, we came here to see a different garden. The mor formal part of the garden is reasonably small, but interesting. The broader woodland walk takes you to the two lochs, where a couple of bench seats allow you (if available) to sit and listen to the birds and the breeze in the trees. Good... More 

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Thank Clivel_98
Accrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We were staying nearby in Portpatrick and passed this place a few times, so thought it was worth checking out. The car park was deserted when we got there (Bank Holiday Monday), but we were greeted at the counter with a smile and paid the £5.50 per person admission fee. They do a family ticket for £12.00. We were given... More 

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1 Thank MissHolders
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I think the folk running the tea room have potential but need to sort out the way they organise, deliver and price the food. We had mushroom soup and fish chowder supposed to be followed by a toastie and croissant, which eventually did come but not in the order we expected. The food was tasty but you need to sort... More 

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