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Meikleour Beech Hedge

A93 Perth-Blairgowrie Road, Meikleour, Scotland
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A pleasant item, nothing more!

The Beech Hedges, as they are known locally, (yes, a non-required plural) is a very tall hedge made... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
BlairboyBoz
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Saskatoon, Canada
What a Big Hedge

Thought my hedge when lived in Edinburgh was big but it was not . Came across this hedge when was... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Alan D
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Perth, United Kingdom
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A93 Perth-Blairgowrie Road, Meikleour, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Beech Hedges, as they are known locally, (yes, a non-required plural) is a very tall hedge made of beech trees, a common species throughout Scotland. It is alongside the A93 which connects Blairgowrie with the City of Perth. How old is the hedge? Well,...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Thought my hedge when lived in Edinburgh was big but it was not . Came across this hedge when was on business in the Blairgowrie area it is massive. Its dwarfs my hedge in Edinburgh A must if in the Blairgowrie to go and see.

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The hedge is most unusual and impressive but it needs some care and attention and trimming (to its full height?) to make it really impressive. Also no obvious stopping/parking place to allow for proper viewing.

Thank HonestScotken
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Being a tree surgeon I wanted to see the hedge was loving looking at something so tall and old, I can imagine it not to be to every bodies liking, but as I work with tress found it interesting.

Thank philipjay33
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We visited the Meikleour Beech Hedge today only because we were in the nearby vicinity. It is not a location that we would drive to see specially during the winter months. Having said this we reckon Spring through to Autumn would be the best time...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Gardening enthusiasts rejoice. Truly a wonderful sight at any time of year, but especially magnificent in the autumn. OK, perhaps you would think a quirky attraction like this is not really worth taking a serious detour for, but here is the bonus ..... the entire...More

2  Thank priamsdughter
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great to see this old beech hedge so well kept. Looks amazing in the autumn with wonderful colours especially at this time of year.

Thank margaretjah
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Worth driving 20 miles out of your way to see. Not more! Part hedge part wood planted in commem of Jacobite rebellion according to local legend.

Thank heidiwill
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Quite frankly we were very, very disappointed. We had to ask directions to it despite it being very close to our hotel. It is not a hedge in the accepted sense and to be honest you could drive by it without knowing you had done...More

1  Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointed as it isn't much of a hedge in my view. Only the very lowest part of it is trimmed and the backside is left alone, and has turned completely into normal trees. I expected a well maintained hedge, but it's just trees planted close...More

Thank moushmoula
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