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Biblical Garden Elgin

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Elgin, Scotland
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beautiful place

Visited this place again whilst in Elgin, was not expecting it to still be open in October. Such a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Lorraine M
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forfar
Relaxing

This garden is so tranquil and easy to walk around. Beautiful trees, shrubs and plants. Statues and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Tracy T
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
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“small garden” (5 reviews)
“donation box” (3 reviews)
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Elgin, Scotland
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Visited this place again whilst in Elgin, was not expecting it to still be open in October. Such a beautiful peaceful place. lovely at any time of the year

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This garden is so tranquil and easy to walk around. Beautiful trees, shrubs and plants. Statues and bible passages were well displayed throughout the garden area. Lots of we nooks to walk through.

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 7 October 2017

One of (if not the) the largest such gardens in the world/Europe? Built by the gardeners in the local council and students at the local Moray College. A peaceful place to meditate or have a picnic. Many if not all of the flowers in the...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Wasn't sure how this would work out but was pleasantly surprised. The gardens themselves are stunning with wonderful displays of beautiful flora and fauna. There are 'tablets' with biblical inscriptions dotted throughout which you can take or leave depending on your own convictions. I was...More

Thank Foodie50XX
Reviewed 18 August 2017

When the Cooper Park is busy and you want sit in peace - go to the Biblical garden next to the cathedral. It is well worth the visit and will more pleasing to the eye when all the statues have been removed (they didn't contribute...More

1  Thank TonyFribourg
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Gardens are very pretty and a lovely place to walk, sit and relax. Flowers and shrubs very pretty and well worth a visit. You can then cross the street and visit the cathedral ruins which are very spectacular. Well worth a trip to Elgin.

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed discovering this little garden next to cathedral. The concept of the garden is interesting although very limited/inconsistent information on what plants were present & where they were referenced in the Bible. Would be great if there were a map or way to learn more....More

1  Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty plants but more information needed about the biblical origins. Not convinced foxgloves and primroses are very biblical, but without better sign boards I'll never know. Statues were a bit beaten up and some had faces looking like they had fallen out the ugly tree,...More

Thank Vix H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Sitting next to Elgin Cathedral this well maintained garden is a pleasure to walk around . The concept is good but spoiled by the statues that look like a kid has been let loose with playdough. They are in poor condition as well with bits...More

1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Lovely garden based on bible quotes, pretty flowers, areas of quiet and tranquillity. Free entry donation box available

2  Thank nortonfen
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