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Off the beaten track but try to find if in area

If you can avoid the potholes on the approach road and find somewhere to park then you will be... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Essex, United Kingdom
Magical old garden

We just happened to come occross this wild and magical garden while staying on Loch Long last week... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 Jun 2018
“Off the beaten track but try to find if in area”
24 Feb 2018
“Magical old garden”
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Arden Shore Road | Cove, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 0HJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We visited Linn Gardens last year before we knew the history of the place. After a bit of research we were keen to revisit. Octogenarian Jim Taggart manages this place largely by himself. There are rare specimens from all over the world. We were fortunate...More

2  Thank Hera44
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you can avoid the potholes on the approach road and find somewhere to park then you will be rewarded with an unforgettable experience if visiting gardens is "your thing". As mentioned in other reviews is in need of some "TLC" and due to the...More

Thank BigSteve85
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Magical gardens but sadly neglected this could be a goldmine with a few extra pairs of gardeners hands, a tearoom and even weddings! The possibilities are endless I hope to visit again in the future and fingers crossed

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We just happened to come occross this wild and magical garden while staying on Loch Long last week. It’s an absolutely fascinating place full of secret paths, ponds, little bridges and a waterfall. Yes, it is in a state of disrepair and would benefit from...More

Thank Dalydigitalis
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My friend and I stumbled upon the gardens while staying in the area. We arrived around 10:00 am and had the entire place to ourselves. Wandering through the grounds, it felt like we had stepped into a different world. In early June, many of the...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took our time exploring and sitting in these gardens whilst on holiday near Rosneath and wouldn't hesitate to go again, in fact we would go out of our way to visit. I agree with previous reviews, this place is indeed magical.... the rare exotic...More

1  Thank SCA2
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Travelling to Linn Gardens taking the costal road round the peninsula you will be treated to the stunning views over Gareloch, and Loch Long, and the little villages Garelochhead, Kilcreggan, and Cove, the first two having a small selection of shops, and places to eat....More

4  Thank ILiveByTheSea
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have been here before a few years ago but visited again today. It still retains its old fashioned charm. It really is like stepping back into a scene from The Secret Garden. Yes it is a little overgrown in places and untended and the...More

4  Thank RadioactiveSquirrel
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Not the easiest place to find. Parking very limited. We went on a wild and windy Saturday. In these conditions the paths are quite slippery and the undergrowth gets you very wet. Waterproofs and stout walking shoes recommended. Lots of plants and trees helpfully labelled....More

2  Thank ajm549
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The gardens seem pretty abandoned- tools lay about which implies life but there was no-one to be seen except a neighbour. The gardens are kind of a jungle- I suppose that either appeals to you or not. Following the path was rather treacherous but fun....More

4  Thank Furby23
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