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Stobo Japanese Water Garden

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Lovely piece of landscaping

Really lovely little garden probably not in all its glory in December but still no doubt very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

Lovely short walk from the castle. Would suggest trainers though as it can be slippy. We had an... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really lovely little garden probably not in all its glory in December but still no doubt very beautiful and the vistas are designed to make the most of the waterfall and bridge. An easy walk from the castle but some steps and slippy surfaces that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank missma87
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Lovely short walk from the castle. Would suggest trainers though as it can be slippy. We had an early lunch and then took a walk to the the Japanesse water garden before we checked in. The autumn colours were superb .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

These gardens are a fantastic place to visit complete with its own waterfall truly worth a visit. Just a very short walk from the castle maybe unsuitable for people with walking difficulties as it has uneven path leading to it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BDuncanAberdeen
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We visited whilst staying at Stobo Castle-beautiful walk with beautiful Autumn colours. Wear wellies or walking boots

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Watsons40
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must this little walk, the scenery is amazing, probably not really recommend for people with poor mobility as the steps can be quite steep. I will be back to Stobo soon and will visit the Japanese gardens during my next stay. Don’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mojo1909
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Staying at Stobo for an night and a spa day we had heard of the water gardens but had to ask the receptionist where they were ... a hidden gem and a secret that people should know about but the signs directing you to them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heike0range
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Came across the water gardens by chance (although realised afterwards they are well signposted). Lovely tranquil setting and well worth a visit whilst staying at Stobo Castle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank simone152015
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent .Peaceful well designed gardens to relax and unwind. A quiet haven of beauty. I have visited at various times of year and the gardens are always a pleasure.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank frankiehart1
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Worth a visit to see the waterfall and beautiful garden. I can only imagine how colourful it would be in the summer.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thebroons1999
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Take the time to wander down to this idyllic area of the Stobo grounds, you will love and always be back

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank demeer717
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23 May 2018|
Response from frankiehart1 | Reviewed this property |
I think that the Japanese Gardens are for the guests of Stobo Castle. I am not aware that one can visit them separately. It may be best to contact Stobo Castle to ask.