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Logan Botanic Garden

| Stranraer, Port Logan DG9 9ND, Scotland
+44 1776 860231
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Cycled here on a gorgeous day in July 2017. First stop was the visitor reception/shop. The young... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
EJDales
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Unexpected delight

We visited at the end of August and were pleasantly surprised by how lovely the gardens are. There... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
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At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan, the country's 'most exotic garden'. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, southern hemisphere plants flourish in this plantsman's paradise near Port Logan in Dumfries & Galloway. Part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Open on Sundays in February then 1st March until 14th November 10.00am - 5.00pm.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gulf stream” (23 reviews)
“unusual plants” (17 reviews)
“friendly staff” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Stranraer, Port Logan DG9 9ND, Scotland
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"unusual plants"
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"well worth a visit"
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"eucalyptus trees"
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"full bloom"
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"southern hemisphere"
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"few hours"
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"different areas"
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"wide variety"
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"salad"
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"reasonable price"
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"new zealand"
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"cakes"
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"home baking"
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"lovely lunch"
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Cycled here on a gorgeous day in July 2017. First stop was the visitor reception/shop. The young lass behind the desk was very welcoming and helpful as she pointed us in right direction with the visitors map. Despite the shop being busy, she even took...More

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Charlotte W, other at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear EJDales, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We were delighted to read it and so pleased to hear you had a great day at Logan Botanic Garden. It is good to read that you found the staff helpful,...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We visited at the end of August and were pleasantly surprised by how lovely the gardens are. There had been quite a lot of rain so it was muddy in places but this didn't detract from our enjoyment. There are some beautiful plants and a...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Spent a good few hours here which included lunch in the bistro. So much to see and as well as the plants there was an exhibition of nature photographs which was great. Such an array of plants and shrubs to view and glasshouses to browse...More

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Sheepy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent visit to Logan. It is lovely to read that you found do much to see and also enjoyed the fabulous exhibition on display. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on the last few days before the winter closure. It looked very tired in some areas. We were dropped here for 2 hours. Good job i brought a book!!! Not enough for 2 hours. Those thinking that this is a good Garden Centre need...More

1  Thank Allan S
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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Allan, Thank you for writing a review. We were surprised to read that you didn't feel there was much to see in our 3 acre Walled Garden and extensive Woodland Garden. Although we are nearing the end of the season there is still a...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited Logan on a dreich October day and were pleasantly surprised to find so much colour so late in the year. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and were very impressed at the fabulous array of exotic and unusual flowers, trees and shrubs. None of...More

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear TheTheologian, Thank you for your amazing review following your recent visit to Logan! It is fabulous to read your great review and that you found the garden to be so full of colour so late in the year. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited this garden part of a coach party on a cloudy damp day but that didn't spoil our walk around the walled garden and grounds. As we walked through the many plants we were reminded of holidays in Maderia, amazed at the tender plants...More

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Perce, Thank you for writing such a fantastic review following your recent visit! It is great to read how much you enjoyed our amazing garden and how it reminded you of holidays overseas. Our gardeners do a fantastic job all year round and we...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We selected to visit today as the weather was cool and we knew that our dog would have to stay in the car as with any Botanical Garden. So with dog on back of SUV and window guards in place and a bowel of water,...More

Thank Aje J
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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Aje, Thank you for your excellent review following your recent visit and thank you for understanding that dogs are not allowed in any Botanical Garden. It is great to read how you enjoyed your visit. we are sorry for your experience in the Bistro...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Have visited twice now and on each occasion the weather has been lovely. The gardens are so tranquil and it is lovely to sit in the sun and enjoy your surroundings. The Potting Shed Bistro is well worth a food for the delicious food and...More

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Sandra, Thank you for writing such an excellent review following your visit to Logan and fabulous to read how you had good weather! We will pass on your comments to the Potting Shed Bistro staff and look forward to welcoming you back to Logan...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a lovely place to visit, even on a damp day. Plenty to enjoy, and explore. This was suggested to visit, by family. Who have been there.

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Leisa, Thank you for writing a good review following your visit to Logan Botanic Garden. It is great to read that you found Logan a lovely place to visit and much to enjoy. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Worth a visit, very tranquil and peaceful with some lovely plants, scrubs, flowers and such like. It isn't very big (compared to others we have been to), but worth going for the variety and the fish in the pond, which is worth spending some time...More

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Charlotte W, on behalf of the Curator at Logan Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear David, Thank you for writing a positive review of Logan Botanic Garden following your recent visit.We are delighted you found the Garden to be a peaceful and tranquil place. As we are a Botanic Garden, only assistance dogs are allowed, as is the case...More

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Nerys H
13 March 2017|
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Response from Charlotte W | Property representative |
We can confirm that dogs are not allowed in the Garden. Only registered guide dogs are allowed. on behalf of the Curator
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Ahrozo W
4 February 2017|
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Response from ydolem21 | Reviewed this property |
It's open from the 15th March.
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Allen B
31 October 2016|
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Response from Gordon C | Reviewed this property |
No it's closed for the Winter
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