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Charming garden haven

This garden is well worth a visit, especially if the weather is blowing up on the coast. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat51francophile
Hidden Gem

As if there needed to be a hidden quiet corner of Scilly, but there is. A reasonable walk from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark74UK
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is well worth a visit, especially if the weather is blowing up on the coast. There are plenty of places to sit and relax. A little gem hidden away on the island.

Thank Pat51francophile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As if there needed to be a hidden quiet corner of Scilly, but there is. A reasonable walk from Hughtown, this lovely little oasis is a community that's worth visiting. The trick is to remember it's a community garden for Islanders and not to gallumph...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped to explore this hidden garden as it is very near our accommodation. Lots of large exotic palms and other nice specimens. We particularly liked a spruce tree that was in the centre of the garden, but no label to help us identify it....More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We always spend a fair amount of our two week holiday in these lovely gardens, primarily as the birds are so tame! Each year we visit, I make a point of completely emptying the large shell bird bath, giving it a good clean and then...More

Thank KimM750
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This garden was created by a local person in an old quarry. It is maintained by wholly by volunteers. Entry is free. The variety of sub tropical and other plants is more than equal to many top class gardens. There are chairs and tables in...More

Thank na0mi2011
Reviewed July 7, 2018

A lovely place to walk around in any weather. Beautiful flowers and trees.Ideal for a picnic or just to relax.

Thank spy777
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We visited the cafe nearby and then found this garden, a really lovely quiet garden that probably changes throughout the seasons. Take some bread to feed the birds they are really tame as well as hungry.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Peaceful garden, central St. Mary's where you can sit and relax, or utilise the gloves and tools provided to help keep the gaden tidy and weeded.

Thank 1953fran
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Free to enter, a way to spend half an hour on St Mary's. Lots of interesting ornamental/exotic trees.

Thank Beckylbee
Reviewed October 30, 2017

If you pause here then you should read the notices and instructions. A lovely idea and well supported. It is full of birds/bird song and exotic flowers that attract butterflies and day flying moths. We love it!

Thank barney067
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