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Ardencraig Gardens

Ardencraig Gardens Ardencraig Lane, Rothesay PA20 9EZ, Scotland
+44 1700 504644
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Small, but perfectly formed

To reach it from the centre of town takes half an hour walk through a forest, but views are to good... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
A beautiful hidden gem - with birds!

This nursery for the wonderful displays down by the harbour in Rothesay is at the end of a... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Terry L
Telford, United Kingdom
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Ardencraig Gardens Ardencraig Lane, Rothesay PA20 9EZ, Scotland
+44 1700 504644
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

To reach it from the centre of town takes half an hour walk through a forest, but views are to good to miss. The gardens are maintained by the council and very tranquil place, beautifully kept indoor and outdoor flower beds, birds, wee brook, a...More

Thank Yoliana2013
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This nursery for the wonderful displays down by the harbour in Rothesay is at the end of a wonderful walk from the town. We went along the seafront, and returned via the tranquil woodland walk that gives wonderful views across the tall guest houses to...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A beautifully maintained formal walled garden, full of colour in the summer months An old style green house housing some beautiful tropical plants. A lovely peaceful place to visit.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Ardencraig Gardens are beautiful for a walk around on a sunny day! The kids love going to see the birds!

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ardencraig is located near Rothesay on the Island of Bute reached by Ferry from Wemyss Bay or Colintraive. Travel east from Rothesay to Mount Stuart Road, uphill from there to Albany Road, signposted. The existing gardens originally formed part of the larger layout designed by...More

Thank Zheng M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Fab place for a quiet walk. Get some ideas for your own garden The staff do an amazing job. The indoor display of cacti is well worth an explore too. This is great if the weather turns wet. It is possible to explore the water...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 24 September 2016

these gardens/greenhouses are a credit to the guys who tend & grow everything here. Beautifully laid out, with a few unusual plants too.

Thank Carolecazbay
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you like flower etc this is the pace for you A wonderful layout of all types of flowering plants and aviary This is run by argyll and Bute council who must be congratulated for having the forsight to develop and run such a marvellous...More

Thank Douglas N
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We arrived in brilliant sunshine only to have to take shelter within minutes from a rainstorm. Gardens are beautiful and a credit to those responsible. As had been so wet could not sit and admire just walked around. I wonder if they are visited as...More

Thank nickscotland
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had seen a sign for these gardens and was able to be dropped off on the main road and walk up to the gardens (quite a steep climb of about half a mile). The gardens are immaculately kept and owned by the local council...More

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