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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Peebles EH45 9JU, Scotland
+44 1721 760254
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Lovely

We picked a great time to visit these beautiful gardens as we had the place to ourselves and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cooking_with_Capers
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Absolutely loved it!!!

I frequently visit all kinds of gardens and often go to the botanics in Edinburgh. However, Dawyck... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Applefee
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Dawyck is truly one of the world's finest arboreta. Seasonal displays of abundant exotic and native plants provide a breathtaking backdrop of colour throughout the year. The Garden also offers an award-winning visitor centre. Part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
“mature trees” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Peebles EH45 9JU, Scotland
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+44 1721 760254
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"scones"
in 18 reviews
"mature trees"
in 7 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful garden"
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"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 4 reviews
"autumn colour"
in 4 reviews
"douglas firs"
in 4 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 8 reviews
"every corner"
in 3 reviews
"late autumn"
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"spring and summer"
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"gift shop"
in 6 reviews
"huge variety"
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"hidden gem"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked a great time to visit these beautiful gardens as we had the place to ourselves and the rhododendrons were in full flower. A lovely place.

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Royalbotanicgarden, Public Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I frequently visit all kinds of gardens and often go to the botanics in Edinburgh. However, Dawyck is such a special place, a truly unique garden. The magnificent trees here really are special, even if you’re not usually a fan of such places. You can...More

Thank Applefee
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for having taken the time to visit Dawyck Botanic Garden. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and have left useful feedback for others who may be planning a trip. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. It is in our list every time that we visitscotland. This is perhaps a little odd as we have a child. However it is the child who wants to visit. The gardens are wonderful no matter which season that you visit....More

Thank Salenalh
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit Dawyck Botanic Garden. We are very pleased you felt inspired to leave such positive comments. We do strive to ensure a visit to Dawyck is a special experience for all our guests. Your comments will help others...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really spoilt with a great sunny day which showed off the colours of the gardens to perfection. There are many marked walks covering the gardens so you can plan your routes depending on time and fitness. Everywhere has places to sit and enjoy...More

Thank richard c
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for having taken the time to visit Dawyck Botanic Garden. It is lovely to hear you got so much out of your visit. The garden is a truly special place and offers so much in so many ways for different people. Your feedback...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gardens were looking great and the cafe produced excellent soup. Fortunately at age 69 I was one of the younger visitors so was able to negotiate the steep, gravel covered paths. These would be a problem to anyone less agile.More

Thank LombokCarlisle
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Dawyck Botanic Garden and provide us with your feedback. We are glad you were able to navigate the terrain, it is steep in places. For those visitors who at slightly less mobile we do...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first surprise about this trip from Edinburgh was the spectacular countryside. The area is marked green on maps but we didn't realize what variety and beauty we would see. The frequent undulations and small streams, together with the many shades of green, made it...More

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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Dawyck Botanic Garden. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and took the time to share your thoughts with us. We do hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Dawyck Gardens is a fabulous place to visit, beautiful idyllic walks with a great view of Dawyck House, lots of amazing trees and shrubs, great for taking photographs, there is an old church and cemetery in the grounds of Dawyck Gardens, great place to spend...More

Thank Pauline G
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Royalbotanicgarden, Front Office Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Dawyck Botanic Garden and to share your feedback with us. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your day and are looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Just go and see. Everything is well labelled and laid out. The only issue is which way to go as there is so much to see,

Thank Paul M
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Royalbotanicgarden, Front Office Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review following your visit to Dawyck. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed exploring the Garden and hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

An extensive gardens with mature trees , a private house, private chapel, sculptures and lots of azaleas, rhododendrons. We spent over an hour even at this time of the year going round before it started to rain a bit. I got some half price snowdrops...More

Thank GlasgowWinenut
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Dawyck Botanic Garden. We are glad you made the most of your trip and provided helpful feedback for others who may be planning a visit. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

this year everything is late in blooming, and so are these gardens. but it was exceptional to see them under snow, with buds about to come out. will be back later in the yearMore

Thank nicolas s
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Royalbotanicgarden, Guest Relations Manager at Dawyck Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit Dawyck Botanic Garden and for providing useful feedback. The garden has been a bit late this year largely due to the prolonged winter and heavy snow. Things are catching up now and the blooms are really making...More

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Sorry but I am not sure. I did not see any dogs there when we were, but I cannot remember seeing any signs prohibiting them.
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