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Beautiful gardens even in the rain

Lovely walks through these gardens of varying length. We only spent about an hour as it was raining... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Beautiful Walk on a Misty Morning

We had a beautiful walk through the gardens on a misty morning in September. There are multiple... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lovely walks through these gardens of varying length. We only spent about an hour as it was raining but loved the gorge and the exotic plants. Only shame was that the shop and cafe are not open out of season.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had a beautiful walk through the gardens on a misty morning in September. There are multiple trails for different levels of fitness and we chose a moderate path, which was easy-going even at our age. Nice gift shop and tea room.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

My husband and I are both National Trust members and this is our favourite place for a walk. My husband and I have done all the trails here except from the blue one which was closed off due to fallen trees. The longer trail took...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steph162
Reviewed 10 September 2018

With a simple entrance off the main road in a n area dotted with small townships/villages this garden was a huge surprise. Yes, huge is what it is with four separate themed trails each ranging from around 30 minutes to two hours to cover them....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian A
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We spotted the sign for this on way to Oban.We went in on tne spur of the moment, but it was worth it. A lovely semi wild garen with several walk routes planned out, including disabled friendly ones. Also a very nice tea room and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denise G
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

There are a few different walks here to show the different styles of the garden with its tropical feel. Make sure you walk all of the routes. A bit tyring, but well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank P9500KIstevec
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and enjoyed a quick walk around the main route up by the river. Free for national trust for England members as national trust for Scotland managed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lunar99
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Visit got off to a bad start. One staff member instructing another in admin. No acknowledgment on entering. We stayed in the shop area, close to the counter,ignored completely, for five minutes while the staff carried on with their 'class'. When it was over, we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

What a beautiful wee gem. Stopped as saw the sign on the road and this was a lovely NT garden beautifully kept and loads of interesting facts as we went round. All walks were very well signposted

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hev231
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The country home of the late Grand Duchess of Argyll is a masterpeicce of of landscapeing. Set on banks of Loch Fyne it was founded on the site of an ancient burial ground. In 7th century it became a Christian burial place. Lady Grace a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan D
Crarae G, Front Office Manager at Crarae Garden Argyll, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

What a wonderful review of the garden / café and gift shop. Thank you Kim Visitor Services Manager

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