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Cambo Estate Gardens

Cambo Estate | Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
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Cambo Estate Gardens are magical

We stayed with friends nearby in Kingsbarns and walked to Cambo. They are members. It was an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessica A
Windsor, Canada
A nice stroll

This is a great place for a stroll on a nice day. The walled garden is especially worth a look as... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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Recommended by the Good Garden Guide 2001 2.5 acre Victorian walled garden designed around the Cambo burn supplying the house with fruit, flowers and vegetables. *Ornamental potager *Interest all year round *Many rare and unusual plants *Renowned for snowdrops Open all year round 10.00 am to dusk Entry by honesty box ?3.00 per adult Children free Dogs welcome on leads Coaches welcome
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (46 reviews)
“woodland walk” (10 reviews)
“tea room” (14 reviews)
Cambo Estate | Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with friends nearby in Kingsbarns and walked to Cambo. They are members. It was an absolute delight. Everywhere you look there are small magical nooks and areas. Bridges, cool trees, a variety of plants and flowers. It's absolutely beautiful and I think it...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a great place for a stroll on a nice day. The walled garden is especially worth a look as its beautiful.

Thank ssca
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stunning garden and lovely find in the East Neuk. Just unfortunate heritage centre running behind time but well worth a visit for walled garden fans. Lovely to see a burn running through garden. Very peaceful and well set out. flowers beautiful. Cup of tea and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Once we crossed the cattle grid the road was atrocious - full of HUGE potholes. We crept along at snail's pace. Lunch was simple lentil soup and a filled roll, as expected, but we did not expect to be in a semi-outside garage(?) . It...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

We visited the gardens last year and it was good to see the progress that was being made in the general upkeep of the estate. We had a snack lunch in the café which was very good, unfortunately it does not benefit from the sunshine...More

Thank menubuster
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stayed at the cottages on Cambo House estate as part of a wedding. This included access to the gardens. We visited the gardens on Easter Sunday. It was a lovely surprise, there is a lot to walk around and the gardens are well maintained....More

Thank bsu448
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Decided to pop in while staying at the Fairmont in April. Weather was nice and was lovely taking a wander round the gardens. We would love to return later in the year so that we could see more of the plants flowering. Stayed for lunch...More

Thank JonnySunshine
Reviewed 18 April 2017

beautiful garden, lots of intelligent planting work has been done to create this garden, We only had an hour and it was time well spent admiring this garden. I'd like to come back next year and see what progress has been done.

Thank 19Ruthie19
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited Cambo House and gardens to view the snowdrops as had heard they were worth a visit. I was not disappointed as the snowdrops were lovely, so many with so many different varieties. We also had coffee and scone in the tea room there which...More

Thank Aiko91
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Lovely day to visit. So many varieties of snowdrops and lovely grounds. Staff were so helpful when mother in law cut her leg

Thank StephenPayne2015
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9 September 2016|
Response from Rob F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a small cafe in the grounds - serves basic lunches and cakes.
2 May 2016|
Response from Sandcastle16 |
It's around £5 per adult or you can buy an annual season ticket and visit often.