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Glenwhan Gardens

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Address: Dunragit DG9 8PH, Scotland
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LOVELY SUPRISE

We came across this delightful garden in January, it was closed but there was an honesty box. The sun was shining and we had the garden to ourselves. We will definitely be back... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
AJandG
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this delightful garden in January, it was closed but there was an honesty box. The sun was shining and we had the garden to ourselves. We will definitely be back in the summer. My partner was especially delighted to see a Daphne Bholua, one he has not seen before and would love go get . Hopefully the... More 

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Ayr. Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

A visit as part of our trip, these beautiful gardens and tearoom are maybe not on the beaten track, but are nicely signposted so that you shouldn't get lost in getting there. Even in September the gardens were still resplendent with approaching autumn colours and the two little ponds reflected the calm of the day, resulting in some amazing photos.... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were staying in Kippford near Castle Douglas, so we had travelled quite a way to visit the gardens. On the day we visited the weather was nice and sunny, when visited the gardens they not as their best which is understandable at this time of year. Having said that we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would love to return... More 

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Sharow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Amazingly crafted gardens and although visited on quite a windy day, well worth the visit. The two ladies in the little tea room/ticket office were lovely and friendly and made you feel most welcome before going off to explore. So many little paths to take with something around every corner. Good for all including families with children (there are open... More 

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Glenwhan. We are hugely appreciative and we will pass on your comments to our lovely staff. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

There are a number of gardens in the area which are worth visiting but do not miss Glenwhan. It is unique with weaving paths revealing new vistas across the sea with the Isle of Man in the distance. The planting has ben done with consummate skill to highlight the nooks and crannies but opening up areas with seats available to... More 

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

we very much appreciate your comments, and thanks for taking the time to write. Tessa More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a small but very beautiful garden, we visited 3 major gardens in the week we stayed but this was by far the most beautiful. Don't expect a country park, this is a private garden like your own but MUCH bigger. The staff are very friendly and Spider(the gardener) is very welcoming and knowledgeable. This is one peaceful garden... More 

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Glenwhan Gardens. It is very much appreciated and the staff will be given your very kind comments. Hope to see you again, and thank you so much for leaving the caravan so clean and tidy Tessa More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the gardens with our dog. There has clearly been a lot of effort put in when creating these gardens and it was an amazing experience exploring the different areas. We visited many gardens during our visit and this was easily the best one. Excellent value for money. Tea and cakes at the cafe were great too!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went with our dogs and toddler on a wet day. This might have hampered our visit but I doubt it. It's a small garden by most standards and the paths very hard to navigate even on the wheelchair friendly route. Café staff friendly. Not convinced it was worth the entry fee.

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

Very sorry you did not enjoy Glenwhan. More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

OK, so it was our fault we chose to visit on what turned out to be a very wet day. The wee tearoom was very welcoming and did us proud with some nice soup and a roll together with some home made tray bake, before changing into our walking boots and venturing into the garden. If it's as wet as... More 

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

So sorry you got wet, but very glad you enjoyed your visit. Did you get to the species rhododendrons I wonder. Please visit again if you can in May, when you will see many lovely ones in full bloom. More 

Biggar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

These gardens were suggested to us by our guesthouse host and as they are a bit off the beaten track we probably would not have visited otherwise. It transpires it was good advice. They are located about a mile from the A75 on a winding single track road with a variety of properties dotted along it’s length. There are not... More 

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glenwhan, Owner at Glenwhan Gardens, responded to this review

So sorry the Tearooms were closed, we do so when we have inclement weather, but do hope you will come again, as they make delicious home baking. I wish I could have given you a cuppa at the house! Tessa More 

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