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Even in winter!

A late November visit revealed the wonder of this garden even better - the tree shapes, the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North Wales, United Kingdom
This is how to build a garden

Considering this garden started from scratch as a wilderness it is quite remarkable what the owner... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Steve D
Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A late November visit revealed the wonder of this garden even better - the tree shapes, the whole layout - the quiet corners, the views. An incredible achievement to have the vision to make this out of moorland. We loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Considering this garden started from scratch as a wilderness it is quite remarkable what the owner and her late husband have achieved. It is a plant collectors heaven with many rare plants. It was overcast when we visited and unfortunately we couldn't see the Isle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Very picturesque gardens with lots of paths, interesting plants, trees and shrubs. Moorland walk, ponds, sculptures and great views . Also a nice cafe, the menu is a little limited on choices but well prepared and presented by friendly staff. We had a lovely time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We were lucky enough to stay in The Shepherds Hut actually located within the gardens. The gardens are just beautiful and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This garden is a real jewel in the crown of gardens in Scotland .All the more so given its brief history since 1979.So many of our great gardens are sadly past their expiry date and have not been properly maintained over the years.The water features...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The gardens are beautiful - not formal but very woodland with lovely trees and bushes. Beautiful small lakes, a potager area, etc. Worth wondering around and with views out to Mull if Galloway. Very quiet when I went which made it more enjoyable. Shock to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Rather annoyingly I forgot to place this review just after our visit......June, so belatedly, this is how it goes.....another great day out, it was fantastic last year during our late July visit, we went in June this year to catch the Rhododendrons in bloom. They...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We decided to have our complete wedding in the stunning gardens at Glenwhan. The gardens are magical, and the owners went out of their way to make our day perfect. We had an outdoor wedding in a beautiful setting beside the lake in the gardens...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We went for our first visit to Glenwhan gardens in early July 2018. The staff who took our payment were very chatty and friendly. When we first walked into the gardens and turned left, I truly thought that we may have made a bit of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bev D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Yet again a place for good walks and nice gardens. Myself,partner and nephews enjoyed a warm day in the gardens both uphill and down.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Martin M
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Helen L
19 January 2017|
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Response from glenwhan | Property representative |
Sorry about the late answer. We are dog friendly the garden is in its winter coat in November. I would think the autumn is better for more colour, and of course the Spring, but we have an honesty box all the winter. Tessa