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Attadale Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Have just left having had a short break with family and dogs in one of the estate cottages. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angie C
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Lovely autumn colours

I was thrilled that the gardens were open till the end of October, so I managed to squeeze in a... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Suleskerry921
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Orphir, United Kingdom
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Attadale Gardens is a unique 20 acre garden on the south side of Loch Carron initially established by the Victorians with rhododendrons planted over the hillside. Over the past 40 years, Nicky Macpherson has transformed these gardens with the...more
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Attadale Attadale Wester Ross, Strathcarron IV54 8YX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just left having had a short break with family and dogs in one of the estate cottages. Very welcoming and so relaxing. Great accomodation which was spotless. All bedding/bathing/catering equipment provided. Thomas was fascinating to listen to and Joanna such a lovely lady. Stunning...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Angie C
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind words and we're all glad you enjoyed your visit - I suppose it's really for Attadale Holiday Cottage so thank you.

Reviewed 17 November 2018

I was thrilled that the gardens were open till the end of October, so I managed to squeeze in a visit the day before they shut for the season, and what a glorious sunny day it was! The autumn colours in the trees were stunning,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suleskerry921
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks indeed, we're all delighted you enjoyed your visit here and had some sunshine at that time. We shall se you again in 2019

Reviewed 1 November 2018

We were staying at Attadale cottages on the estate so had free unlimited access to the gardens. Was October so end of season - would like to see it again in summer or spring. Potential for owners to make more of it - look at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visited these glorious gardens a few summers ago and were keen to see it in the autumn. Certainly not disappointed, it was stunning. The clever planting lends itself to the autumnal hues. We were so lucky to have an hour between torrential showers and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anyeka
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review - we’re all so pleased you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Even in the rain when we visited, the gardens were absolutely beautifully organised with fantastic floral displays.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael K D
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We spent a relaxing afternoon walking the grounds at Attadale Gardens. The estate was just a few miles from our accommodations and I knew it was used as the Major's house on Hamish Macbeth, so we decided to stop by. It was very laid back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bcball
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

We’re so glad you came and we’ll rememberd about Hamish Macbeth! That was some time ago now but it did help pay for the roof repairs at the time. We hope you didn’t have to queue too long!

Reviewed 21 September 2018

The attendant was very welcoming and most helpful explaining some of the delights of this relatively small garden. It has some small and large vistas reaching down to the water. There are interesting sculptures at almost every turn . Refreshments are on a DIY basis...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you so much for giving this helpful review for other visitors who may come.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Visited these gardens today. They are absolutely beautiful and very natural. The colours were amazing especially vibrant because it had been raining.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lilliesl
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for taking the trouble to give us a good review and you are correct the Autumn colours really are vibrant right now.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This garden is a real gem. I was lucky enough to visit on a very sunny day, no midges at all. The garden and the sculptures are stunning. The little honesty tea room is also excellent. Highly recommend a visit, I hope to return one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Billontour
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you how kind!

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Enjoyed wandering and exploring the extensive Attadale Gardens. There was new discoveries around each corner. This activity is suitable for all ages and physical abilities. The staff are lovely, extremely knowable and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JoyK91
JMM61055, General Manager at Attadale Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for your generous review.

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