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“national trust”(20 reviews)
“the kitchen”(9 reviews)
This unique and magnificent garden features many species of plants including spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas, trees and shrubs.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Poolewe, Poolewe IV22 2LG, Scotland
+44 1445 781200
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Reviewed today

a pleasant garden to walk round, with impressive views. lots of flowers, great views of loch, bring camera, interesting house , well organised shop. dislike; the September midges - be aware ,,,,,,,,, never experienced before!

Thank Barry M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Large gardens with plants to suit every taste. Took our time wandering all the paths and exploring every nook and cranny Inverewe has to offer. Some paths were a little steep but accessible to those of moderate fitness. Wheelchairs and prams/pushchairs wound struggle in some...More

Thank MildredTheCat
Reviewed yesterday

Don't hurry for there is much to see. Many delights meandering through the woods surprised by insect eating plants, vistas overlooking the loch, unusual trees, and the impressive walled garden. Not for those with mobility problems though energetic children can be entertained. Up to the...More

Thank mikeandros
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to stop for a few hours - there is a lot of garden & great views. Gift shop prices were steep but meeting the robins on the lawn near the halfway cafe was brilliant - they came so close, make sure your camera...More

Thank robertgarvie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful gardens plants from all over the world, right on the beach, weather was lovely so we were able to roam around for a while and investigate the house too. It looked as if they had just popped out for shopping , their lives were...More

Thank GeraldineScotland
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out very pretty location setting shop restaurant clean friendly very busy better if not pouring with rain but as huge car park

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a lovely experience. The gardens are amazing, with a huge collection in a stunning location. For us though the real highlight was the 2 hour boat trip that you can take from the jetty in the gardens. Buy the tickets at the reception at...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Inverewe Gardens beautifully laid out and kept up. They have some of the largest succulents that I’ve ever seen. The manor house is stately and is perfectly at home in the gardens. The entry building, with gift shop, is new and uninspired. The Cafe...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are a credit to National Trust Scotland. The walled garden was a real treat with cabbages next to flowers and apples trees with so much fruit they looked like grapes. They have free guided tours at 1.30 which we unfortunately were not able...More

Thank Retreat18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run by the Scottish National Trust, these gardens are absolutely splendid. There is a huge collection of flowers, trees and shrubs from around the world and beautifully laid out paths from which to view them. Add the fabulous Lochside location and the splendid house, and...More

Thank johnhouston2
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5 July 2018|
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Response from Ruth B | Reviewed this property |
some parts accessible, but about half of it not - and some will be okay if you have a powerful off-road scooter, but not with one designed for city pavements - lots of uneven tree roots across some of the paths.
William J
19 March 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. English NT works in Scotland. Richard
8 July 2015|
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Response from Mark_Dornoch | Reviewed this property |
No you can't