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“Gardener's joy”
Review of Threave Garden

Threave Garden
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I would recommend that all keen gardeners visit this well maintained and diverse garden when they are in this part of Scotland

Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

One of the joys of being in the Castle Douglas area 3 or 4 times a year is seeing the National Trust Garden through the seasons with its well thought planning and layout a centre for local activities and well used by visitors and locals alike. A busy cafe and restaurant with superb soups.
The walled garden has been turned over to vegetables and fruit which although interesting is not as eye catching as the banks of flowers it used to have . in other parts of the ground new beds have been formed with a pond , large rock garden and waterfall. There are a large variety of mature trees that provide an Autumnal display later on in the year. It is a delight to see Red Squirrels running about

1  Thank craigluscar
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Visited here on 22 June. Lady guide round house very amusing and well informed - took 1 hour 40 minutes - a tad too long - but she had so many stories to tell. Huge, well kept, beautiful gardens. 3 full-time gardeners and 6 students. Unexpectedly spent 5 enjoyable hours here.

1  Thank EMFORCORS
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

The gardens at Threave (managed by the National Trust for Scotland) are well worth a visit. They cover 64 acres and took well over an hour to wander around. There was plenty of interest to see.

3  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

I visited Threave Garden in a large group with 3 1 year olds and a 3 week old baby! The staff were very helpful to us and didn't mind us taking up a lot of space with all the baby gear we had. We will definitely be back to visit again soon with them all.

1  Thank Andie-19
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