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Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens

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Address: 430 Portobello Road | Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand
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+64 3-476 1006
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09:00 - 01:00
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Spectacular mature garden

This beautiful garden facing the sound has outstanding plantings of horticultural interest. There is even a newer Rotary garden on the side of Glenfalloch which was planted in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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Napa, California
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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The garden has a few paths to follow. Many are closed, overgrown or indistinct. Some of the plants are labelled. A quiet place. We didn't visit the cafe or restaurant.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This beautiful garden facing the sound has outstanding plantings of horticultural interest. There is even a newer Rotary garden on the side of Glenfalloch which was planted in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Rotary. The garden has a long canyon in the middle separating the homestead from the entrance and parking area. The canyon has spectacular old plantings of... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your great feedback – Glenfalloch is a magical place. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your donation goes towards the upkeep of the gardens, we... More 

Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The garden is broken into various sections. The easy to reach parts are stunningly beautiful. The harder to reach parts have aspects that are of interest to the plantsman (or woman). However it pays to have footware for hiking to reach these parts of the garden. Not for those unsure on slopes. The rhododendrons were fabulous and well worth seeing.... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glenfalloch garden is indeed a beautiful historic garden with many beautiful and mature plants. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. We are very proud of our lovely team, their great service and delicious food - thanks for supporting us! Glenfalloch Garden and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I was with a group of gardeners staying at Larnach Castle for a few days & was told this garden is a must see!! We were not disappointed. The spring flowers in the morning dew were a beautiful sight! The natural setting & it's age give this garden a romantic timeless feel, reminiscent of many of the old UK gardens.... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for visiting our garden. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your donation goes towards the upkeep of the gardens, we are grateful for your support! Otago... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Glenfalloch Gardens has the most gorgeous rhododendrons and azaleas in bloom in October and November each year. It's a real pleasure to stroll through the gardens, not just then but at any time. Off the road for a quiet green experience.

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your great feedback, the garden is gorgeous at this time of the year with all the mature and colourful rhododendrons and Spring flowers. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The short drive to the gardens along the sea is also wonderful. The lovely rolling established gardens are delightful at a distance as well a up close. Also enjoyed the café there. Nice please to retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glenfalloch garden is indeed a beautiful historic garden and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The gardens located on the beautiful Dunedin peninsula are an interesting stop for a walk after a lovely lunch in their restaurant, or to pick up one of their electric bikes for a cycle along the peninsula.

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your donation goes towards the upkeep of the gardens, we are grateful for your support! The electris Green Bikes are certainly becoming... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Took the kids here in the school holidays for the gnome hunt and definitely need to go back more often. The cafe although a kind of strange look to it for a cafe/restaurant serves great food and good coffee! It's a donation entry so it's perfect for the budget minded and the gardens have a multitude of beautiful spots to... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your great feedback - the gnome hunt is great fun isn't it! Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your donation goes towards the upkeep of... More 

Singapore/San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Beautiful place with nice little walks through the pretty gardens with a beautiful view. This place has a fantastic restaurant that we went to several times while staying at the Yellow House B&B just down the road. The restaurant was great for lunch - high quality food at reasonable prices with sit-down, white-table-cloth service.

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your great feedback on our beautiful garden. Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your donation goes towards the upkeep of the gardens, we are grateful... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My heritage is Scottish! We had a traditional tea and then were treated to some traditional dancing by 2 lovely young ladies, one of whom would be representing the area in a competition in Auckland a few weeks. They were so good. Our guide did a presentation of Hagass and my husband ate some and said it was good. The... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your great feedback - Glenfalloch is a great place to appreciate our Scottish heritage and enjoy a bit of Haggis at a special event! Our team takes pride in Glenfalloch Woodland Garden and its over 140 years of botanical heritage and we are glad you... More 

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