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Drummond Gardens

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Address: 2 miles south of Crieff on the Muthill Road (A822) | Drummond Castle, Crieff PH7 4HZ, Scotland
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A must if you're in the area.

I've done a lot of these trips to see a garden while touring the UK but this one was probably the best albeit we visited in April when the garden's not at its best but still worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done a lot of these trips to see a garden while touring the UK but this one was probably the best albeit we visited in April when the garden's not at its best but still worth seeing the tree Queen Victoria planted in 1842, the woodland walk with deer everywhere you looked and the manicured lawns and boxhedge. It... More 

Thank Nickocubhood
Seaside, California
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97 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic location with history and grand beauty. I would recommend it to anyone visiting in the area.

Thank Martin C
Crieff, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For plant enthusiasts this is a good place to visit. Appeals to all ages with loads of places for children to run around. Some Outlander scenes were filmed here . No restaurants but a small shop selling a few trinkets and some sweets.

Thank rossamada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

although not the best time of the year to visit we still found it interesting, Would love to see it in the summer when all the flowers were in bloom. You could definitely spend a full day there

Thank weebag18
Braco, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A lovely formal garden to stroll around with the background of a castle. Worth a stop and walk around and imagine years gone by. Friendly staff and small shop. Access for disabled people from the walled garden.

Thank 300linda
Scotland, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Well worth the visit. It was stunning weather the day we visited which helped too. The long drive up is even spectacular and I could easily imagine the horse and carriages trotting up the drive. The symmetry of the gardens is amazing, we spent a good couple of hours just slowly enjoying our walk and our 6 year old had... More 

Thank VoyagerScotland
Adelaide, Australia
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137 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Absolutely breathtaking! We decided to visit the gardens (was free to HHA members) but weren't expecting to see thIs absolutely beautiful spectacle. The castle was set high on a hill and below a steep bank was the most well planned and laid out garden - from designer hedges, to beautiful trees in all their autumn splendour, this was a truly... More 

Thank belairtravellers
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363 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The gardens are close to Crieff and you turn into the grounds through a very narrow entrance and then along a one way narrow road which seems to go on forever - c 1mile+ at a guess and which must be a challenge in inclement weather. There is a large car park with toilets in a chalet type building but... More 

Thank Andrew B
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Living in England I've been visiting Perthshire all my life on holiday, but for some reason never made it to Drummond Gardens. Taking advantage of the Gardeners' World 2-4-1 offer we decided to spend the afternoon there, and boy, what a good decision that was. Like some other reviewers, I'm not normally into formality, but these gardens are just breathtaking.... More 

Thank Ian S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

First travel along the long narrow tree-lined drive, then after parking the car, take a few minutes to look at the bars, grills and spy-holes of the forbidding gatehouse before entering the courtyard to get your first overview of the stunning garden stretched out below. Marvel at the symmetry of the layout, noting where it is not as balanced as... More 

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