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Crarae Garden Argyll

Inveraray PA32 8YA, Scotland
+44 1546 886614
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Quite strenuous in parts

Visit got off to a bad start. One staff member instructing another in admin. No acknowledgment on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
Lovely surprise

What a beautiful wee gem. Stopped as saw the sign on the road and this was a lovely NT garden... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hev231
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Kinross, United Kingdom
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“red route” (7 reviews)
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Inveraray PA32 8YA, Scotland
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+44 1546 886614
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"beautiful garden"
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"red route"
in 7 reviews
"trees and shrubs"
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"unusual plants"
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"late spring"
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"marked paths"
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"well worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"non members"
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"tranquil place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"national trust gardens"
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"different routes"
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"ancient burial"
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"loch fyne"
in 14 reviews
"egg hunt"
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"full bloom"
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"red squirrels"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit got off to a bad start. One staff member instructing another in admin. No acknowledgment on entering. We stayed in the shop area, close to the counter,ignored completely, for five minutes while the staff carried on with their 'class'. When it was over, we...More

1  Thank John C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful wee gem. Stopped as saw the sign on the road and this was a lovely NT garden beautifully kept and loads of interesting facts as we went round. All walks were very well signposted

Thank Hev231
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The country home of the late Grand Duchess of Argyll is a masterpeicce of of landscapeing. Set on banks of Loch Fyne it was founded on the site of an ancient burial ground. In 7th century it became a Christian burial place. Lady Grace a...More

Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with a lot of these gardens that are predominantly rhododendron trees they have flowered around spring so we missed the colour , however was ok for a walk round with the dog ( so is dog friendly ) which took approximately 90 mins (...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Crarae Garden could be more accurately described as an arboretum rather than a garden, as the vast majority of the specimens are large trees. There are a number of colour coded routes around the garden, with the longer ones not being suitable for those who...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens that we’d never have thought of visiting if they hadn’t come up on Tripadvisor. Various routes with differing degrees of difficulty. Plenty parking, coffee shop and toilets. Dog friendly.

Thank SL.123
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This garden must be spectacular when the rhododendrons are in flower. Sadly we were too late to see them, nonetheless it is a lovely, tranquil place to visit. There are some most unusual plants and areas have been planted creatively with some beautiful vistas to...More

Thank Rhona D
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The sun was out walking around the gardens smelling all the different plants was very pleasing some of the views from the high points out over loch Fyne are wonderful

Thank grumpy-gage
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We were staying in the area so decided to visit, being Trust members we like to support. The girl on reception was lovely and friendly and advised us of the best walks to do it the time that we had, We managed to do the...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This garden is just south of Inverary and is spread along a wooded gorge. It has fine azaleas and rhododendrons, a stream running through and makes for a pleasant hours` stroll along well-kept paths.

Thank LadyGAxbridge
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