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Crarae Garden Argyll

Inveraray PA32 8YA, Scotland
+44 1546 886614
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Inveraray PA32 8YA, Scotland
+44 1546 886614
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Worth while visit even in Autumn. Well signposted walks of varying lengths. Peace and quiet amongst the many, some exotic, trees and shrubs. Enjoy listening to the water rushing through the gorge. Helpful and informative staff.

Thank Alexander R
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited these gardens many many times as a stop off point to Tarbert. And never am I disappointed. We stop for lunch and a leg stretch. The small friendly cafe is great value with delicious homemade soups and sandwiches, cakes and excellent coffee....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Visited today and found the gardens delightful. The Himalayan garden was a lovely walk i.e. The red route. An extension via the white path out and back on the blue path takes you to a splendid viewpoint overlooking loch fyne. Well worth a visit even...More

Thank Cliodna Rhys W
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Spent most of a day here pottering around the signposted walks and looking at the trees and plants. Paths are pretty good and could be walked in ordinary shoes despite it having been rainy. Bearing in mind that it was autumn, there was not a...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the gardens last Friday and whilst there was few flowers to see we found the gardens beautiful with Autumn foliage. We did three of the walk options and with the exception of the yellow walk which is nearest the road you did not hear...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Crarae with my husband and two dogs. I’m not particularly into plants so can’t comment on the variety there but I do appreciate beauty and tranquility, and this garden has both. There are about 5 different walks that are well marked, including a...More

Thank SaddleworthClaire
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Well kept interesting gardens, many plants and trees to see, all in a well kept riverside walk, well planned , everywhere you look has a depth of different things growing. Good healthy walk as well!

Thank sandy m
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I've passed Crarae Gardens on many an occasion & often thought I should visit. Well finally whilst staying in Minard (just down the road) I got my wish. When I arrived the shop & visitor's centre was closed but you could still enter the gardens....More

1  Thank DutchDumplingcat
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had driven by these gardens en route to the west coast many times but I always wanted to stop and visit them. I was not disappointed. There gardens are beautifully varied landscaped and make best use of the natural features. There are a number...More

Thank Lumpyc
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visitor centre etc closed when we were there, main toilets were locked but the disabled toilet was unlocked. To me this is more of a forest walk, nothing wrong with that it’s very nice but there are not many flowers. Enjoyed spending time there but...More

Thank LesGUk
Crarae G, Manager at Crarae Garden Argyll, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Many thanks for your review the Visitor Centre is closed on a Tuesday and Wednesday in September and October. We are just starting to see the Autumnal colour changes now although a little early yet another week or so and the colours will be wonderful....More

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