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Summer

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
stneil77
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Delightful

We visited the gardens on a cold and rainy day, so had them to ourselves. They were delightful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HelenZA
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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 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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
Thank tevia406
Reviewed 25 November 2018

We visited years ago but there seems to have been a lot of clearance and replanting since then which has brightened it up a lot and opened up views which had been obstructed. Very impressed indeed. Also there is now a coffee shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Liz67h
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This time of year is the best time to visit these gardens i think. The array of beautiful colours at this time of the are certainly well worth a visit. Nice tea shop as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank perthdon73
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I visited here with two others. We expecting our visit to take about an hour. But we found so much of interest we stayed longer. There is a tearoom and a shop and toilets on site also.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank crisscroxx52
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Been meaning to come here for ages and so glad I finally managed the trip. Small but spectacularly interesting garden. Famous for the many varieties of Himalayan blue poppies, Meconopsis, this garden is a real gem (May is best for blue poppies, I will be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Its an NTS attraction and just off the Dundee rd well signed with its own car park. At £6,50 entry its a bit pricy for such a brief visit as its quite small but the tea shop is worth a visit and the staff are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin P
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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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manualo
17 August 2016|
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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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