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Ardencraig Gardens

Ardencraig Gardens Ardencraig Lane, Rothesay PA20 9EZ, Scotland
+44 1700 504644
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Lovely ground

Lovely grounds, no coffee shop as advertised. Or toilets. Think the garden was past it's best and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Too late for the garden but the walk deserves a review

We set off towards the gardens in the late afternoon, taking the walk through Bogany woods at the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
katie s
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“walled garden” (4 reviews)
“water feature” (3 reviews)
“woodland walk” (3 reviews)
Ardencraig Gardens Ardencraig Lane, Rothesay PA20 9EZ, Scotland
+44 1700 504644
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lovely grounds, no coffee shop as advertised. Or toilets. Think the garden was past it's best and the weather was wet

Thank AlysonBradford
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We set off towards the gardens in the late afternoon, taking the walk through Bogany woods at the back of the town. We joined half way up Serpentine hill, the route was well sign posted. It was a fantastic walk, our kids loved it, catching...More

Thank katie s
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
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