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Barnhill Rock Garden

Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
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Great place to visit

Am lucky enough to stay 5 mins from here, spend lots of time here with the kids after school and at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely spot, quiet and with views over the Tay

On a nice day it's a lovely spot to sit and watch walkers, dogs, the Tay, and hopefully dolphins... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Doug M
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Am lucky enough to stay 5 mins from here, spend lots of time here with the kids after school and at the weekends, none of us ever tire of exploring this area - I did this as a child too and love being able to...More

1  Thank GraciesMumUk
Reviewed 11 June 2017

On a nice day it's a lovely spot to sit and watch walkers, dogs, the Tay, and hopefully dolphins leaping in the estuary. Just mind the rabbits!

1  Thank Doug M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

On the opposite side of the road from Brought Ferry Beach, walk through the plantings of trees, shrubs & flower beds, sit & relax by the waterfall & ponds, or use a picnic table & spend a little longer. We had our wedding photos taken...More

2  Thank DomandMary
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I love coming here for a wee wander, on a sunny day like we had at weekend it's great to walk through, but the walk from there along the beach to Monifieth is also beautiful. Being able to walk into broughty ferry is fantastic as...More

1  Thank godsman8
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Was up in this area today with my daughter and she dropped me off so that I could have a wander around while she did her own thing. The first thing that struck me was how impeccably kept the gardens are. There were 'Friends of...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Beautiful gardens on the sea shore, lovely walk,plants and great views, free to all. Accessible to all. Open all year.

1  Thank _jomcgregor81
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a beautiful part of Dundee that not many know about other than locals. This is the only reason really to venture along to this part of brought Ferry and it really is worth it. I especially like to come down here early on...More

1  Thank ScotsJimmy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A beautiful and extensive garden area meticulously maintained by volunteer gardeners provides a haven for wildlife and a lovely area in which to relax and enjoy viewing the Tay estuary.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

These gardens and gorgeous, very well looked after. They also have a stunning view over the river tay.

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great place for a wee picnic,have a walk around relax and take in the views and enjoy the abundance of flowers.

1  Thank Dougnmoira
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