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Threave Garden

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Off A75 1km (1/2 mile) west of Castle Douglas, Castle Douglas DG7 1RX, Scotland
+44 1556 502575
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Off A75 1km (1/2 mile) west of Castle Douglas, Castle Douglas DG7 1RX, Scotland
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+44 1556 502575
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"bird hide"
in 28 reviews
"national trust"
in 21 reviews
"red squirrels"
in 27 reviews
"house tour"
in 11 reviews
"water features"
in 9 reviews
"woodland walk"
in 9 reviews
"different areas"
in 13 reviews
"for sale"
in 9 reviews
"tea room"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"full bloom"
in 5 reviews
"terrace cafe"
in 5 reviews
"play area"
in 7 reviews
"interesting house"
in 4 reviews
"autumn colours"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"scones"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

A delightful garden with many different aspects , surrounding a lovely mansion, well worth a stroll even though the weather was not at its best !!

Thank theowlgit
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was a warm,sunny August day which may have helped the atmosphere but I couldn't fault these gardens. From the entrance through the formal gardens to vegetables, small greenhouse and little pond (with both pink and yellow lilies) all immaculate yet relaxing and feeling informal....More

Thank StickofRockDerby_UK
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

As soon as my husband and I visited Threave for the first time in 2015 we knew it was exactly where we wanted to get married. We were pleasantly surprised to find the venue was well within our budget so we arranged a proper meeting....More

Thank Caro H
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is another National Trust property that we have particularly enjoyed. The gardens are immaculate, it`s the only way to describe them. Everything is so well kept and neat and all the grass is well cut and edged. It really is a beautiful garden. There...More

Thank CaroleBradford
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

These gardens are wonderful. National trust staff gardeners are trained here. Wander round the varied beds and borders, admire the magnificent trees and plants and then buy plants to take home. There are cafes too, so altogether a pleasant day out. At certain times it's...More

Thank Cynthia S
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We had a day trip here while we were on holiday. Unfortunately the weather was not great. The lady on the desk was so nice to us and listened to my 6 year olds stories. The gardens are stunning and really have had a lot...More

Thank mummyshaz2013
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Always a reliable day out, National Trust Scotland delivers a stunning formal garden ( no dogs allowed), good tea room, then a lovely grounds walk ( dogs on leads) that leads to Threave Castle ( no dogs on the island or ferry), which was the...More

Thank kirstypettit2016
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited Threave Gardens with our granddaughter one recent Summer's morning. Since our last visit we found some interesting changes on entering the garden. The garden itself was extremely colourful, neat and tidy. We spent a good half hour at the play area, where our...More

Thank blueboy16
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was my first visit to Threave Gardens. The gardens are beautifully laid out and the mix of colours stunning. Lots of lovely walks and tucked away are beautiful sculptures which you don't expect. The gift shop is immaculate, as is the tea room. Prices...More

Thank Nina M
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

A beautiful garden, so much to see, lots of nice little nooks and crannies, ponds, every species of tree, and so colourful, nice tea room,perfect for a summer day visit. A credit must go to all the gardeners who keep it looking so good.

1  Thank lizzidoll
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barbaramanning1
15 May 2018|
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Response from rapolley | Property representative |
Hi there - yes, Saturday 19 May is an ordinary day, with the garden open 10am to 5pm. Looking spectacular in the sunshine! Kind regards. Richard Polley, General Manager
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barbaramanning1
15 May 2018|
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Response from rapolley | Property representative |
Hi Barbara - yes, Saturday 19 May is a normal day, open 10am to 5pm. The garden is looking spectacular in the sunshine! Kind regards. Richard Polley, General Manager
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jean h
7 September 2015|
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Hi there - open every day 10am to 5pm until 1 November. You may wish to visit our website to check on any other details. Kind regards. Richard Polley, Property Manager.
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