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Crarae Garden Argyll

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Address: Inveraray PA32 8YA, Scotland
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This is defiantly a must visit in May with a spectacular display of azaleas and rhododendrons. Take a few hours to enjoy the peace and beauty as well as walking to the viewpoint.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ardrishaig, United Kingdom
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Ardrishaig, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is defiantly a must visit in May with a spectacular display of azaleas and rhododendrons. Take a few hours to enjoy the peace and beauty as well as walking to the viewpoint.

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is such a lovely and tranquil place to visit. Do not rush past, or you will mis a real treasure. Even if the centre seems closed in the depths of winter, there are printed guides and you can wander up the wonderful walkways, alongside the stream and up to the woods. Just lovely!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed wandering around this garden even on an overcast January day. Beautifully landscaped. Must be really wonderful when rhododendrons are in bloom - May is the best month apparently.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely visit here. The gardens were much larger than I expected and there were different trails to follow. It was a beautiful day and we thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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Hampton On Thames
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

NTS garden with lots of varieties of plants, shrubs and trees. Waterfall and water centric we always enjoy our visits here. Cafe now established so pay them a visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Visited in September and it was nice but it must be spectacular in spring when all of the rhododendrons are in Bloom. Marked trails of different lengths or inclines. Reasonable entrance fee.

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Paisley, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited here several years ago with our local Gardening Club and recently, en route to a short holiday in Lochgilphead, we decided to call in again. There were considerable changes as regards office, shop, cafè etc and we thoroughly enjoyed our bowls of soup, coffees and sandwiches served by the friendly lady warden. The weather could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Call in here every I get the chance, Lovely well laid out trails around the garden. The paths are well maintained and firm underfoot. the garden is at its peak around the middle of may when the rhododendrons and Azelias are in full bloom but regardless of what time of year you can visit the garden is breathtakingly beautiful and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice trott round this garden free to National Trust/National Trust for Scotland members. Had tea room although we didn't use it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The garden is run by the National Trust for Scotland and is open until sunset. When the shop is closed there is a trust box to deposit your entrance fee. Everything is well looked after. I would have loved to pick the gigantic mushroom I discovered. Well worth a visit.

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