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Branklyn Garden

It’s a lovely garden to visit. We were there on a hot and sunny day. If you’re not a National Trust... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PerthshireNorma
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Spring colours starting to come through

Popped up to Branklyn this morning for a walk round ,plenty of snowdrops ,crocus and daffodils out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
craigluscar
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Discover this 2-acre hillside garden, created in the 1920s using seeds collected by plant hunters. The garden is walking distance of Perth city centre and was developed by John and Dorothy Renton after they built their Arts & Crafts-inspired house...more
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Branklyn Garden 116 Dundee Road, Perth PH2 7BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a lovely garden to visit. We were there on a hot and sunny day. If you’re not a National Trust member though I do think it’s a little expensive as there’s not a huge amount to see. The little cafe does amazing cake and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PerthshireNorma
Reviewed 1 week ago

I left the place disappointed. I live now in Edinburgh and here we have big free of charge botanic garden and it is amazing to visit it any season of the year. I did not expect the same size of the garden here, but at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paulina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped up to Branklyn this morning for a walk round ,plenty of snowdrops ,crocus and daffodils out but it will be another month before the Rhodies come out . There is a new tearoom this year but it opens at 11.00 we were to early...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little garden walk, l never knew there was such a variety of snowdrops. Very small tea room but the scones and cakes were delicious, china cups and saucers, just delightful.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

If you want to have a pleasant stroll in the afternoon there is no better place to go. Lovely gardens, nice coffee and gift shop, not far from the town centre.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I followed the tourism signs to these gardens thinking they might be a hidden gem - how wrong was I! I couldn’t have been less impressed. And to pay for it? If you’re a pensioner who is only used to your own small plot, or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, well kept,nice wee coffee shop and gift shop.walking distance from Rodney gardens and city centre.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stneil77
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We visited the gardens on a cold and rainy day, so had them to ourselves. They were delightful. The people in the shop were extremely helpful, and we had delicious coffee and scones. Though it was late in the year and not much was in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HelenZA
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This garden was just up the hill from The Sunbank Hotel where we stayed. The garden reminded me of Bushart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia. Saw some very unusual plants and flowers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank axyzes
Reviewed 25 November 2018

stunning gardens well kept at night all lit up really nice walk from our hotel acroos the bridge into the town takes about 15 mins or less depending how fast you walk worth a vist just to see statues and pools go have a look...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Marilyn S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, when we visited we had to leave our dog in the car (in the shade) but maybe it would be worth asking at the office (just inside the gate). I think dogs should be allowed - they are much better behaved than some... More
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Response from Pittsburgh_cyclist | Reviewed this property |
There is a NTS car park nearby - around 5 minutes walk.
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Response from loiriston | Reviewed this property |
I would say limited. A lot of the paths are suitable but other bits could've quite difficult.
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