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University of Dundee Botanic Gardens

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Tranquil winter morning

We had a beautiful walk discovering the hidden gardens in Dundee and a fabulous time taking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alison H
Ballachulish, United Kingdom
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A wonderful summer afternoon outing. So peaceful and full of interest.

Decided to visit on a whim and found so many things of interest, knowledge of staff was high as was... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Dundee, United Kingdom
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Riverside Dr Dundee, Dundee City DD2 1QH, Dundee, Scotland
+44 1382 381193
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All reviews coffee shop plants and trees slow walk hot house pleasant grounds kids menu soup sunny day well worth a visit small glass tray bakes plenty of seats peaceful oasis for sale varied menu beautiful walk information boards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful walk discovering the hidden gardens in Dundee and a fabulous time taking photographs in the hot house. Followed by coffee and home tray bakes in the small friendly cafe

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alison H
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Decided to visit on a whim and found so many things of interest, knowledge of staff was high as was their enthusiasm to share. Will go back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jkennedy1964
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Visit here regularly as part of a photo project. Colour throughout the year, and good range of plants and trees. Not over manicured. Cafe, outsourced a bit so so, service a bit disorganised but friendly staff but the most badly laid out gift shop I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Went for lunch today Ordered chilli nachos Came with no guacamole as stated When I told waitress was told they had none If they had mentioned this when I ordered I would have had something else Spoilt the meal

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Navarre15
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Theres more to see in Camperdown Park (for free as Well may I add) than this, so called, Botanic Garden.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 264julitab
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We decided to visit at opening time when it would be quiet and we enjoyed a beautiful walk for about an hour and a half wandering through the different climatic zones with changing foliage and lovely landscaping. It was good to see such a variety...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The botanic gardens are very peaceful. They are lovely to go and have a walk around. There is a lovely selection of trees and flowers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank O2776NTjennifers
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I found this place drab, in dire need of a makeover and it looked like a sewing b, not a patron under the age of 70 and not a man in sight. Lots of groups of elderly ladies. Ordered soup-sorry none left. Ordered lemon ginger...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

very pleasant grounds even though I was there in the spring. I'm sure it looks better when the azaleas and Rhodedendrons are blooming but it does a have good selection of large trees from across the globe.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank w00fit
Reviewed 12 August 2018

went here to see the Gardens but found a Arboretum not to say it's not nice to go around just more Trees then Garden's it do's have glass house's that are nice and for kid's it's good free running ! just no Kew ! ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynne J
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13 July 2018|
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Response from blairboy2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Easy access with wide, well maintained footpaths.
1 July 2018|
Response from 676JimF | Reviewed this property |
I can't see they'd have any objection