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Glenarn Gardens

Open Now: 08:00 - 21:00
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Magical

We didn't see the sign at the bottom of the drive, which asked you to leave you car there, and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Lanoo_Harve
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Midhurst, United Kingdom
A site to behold

What a wonderful, peaceful stroll around these gardens we enjoyed with my Australian sister in law... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Mrs Liz J
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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20 Jul 2018
“Magical”
29 May 2018
“A site to behold”
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Glenarn Road, Rhu, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8LL, Scotland
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

We didn't see the sign at the bottom of the drive, which asked you to leave you car there, and imperiously we drove up to the house. The owner, who was hard at work on the upper rockery, didn't chastise us; in fact she made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful, peaceful stroll around these gardens we enjoyed with my Australian sister in law, in awe of some of the most exquisite blooms. The garden is so well maintained without being over fussy and very well labelled so that one can read up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mrs Liz J
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to visit this garden whatever the time of year.Today the magnolias stole the show.The gardens are perfectly kept and maintained woodland gardens.The rock gardens were coming into their own with dwarf rhododendrons primulas primroses and the first meconopsis flower of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A lot of hard work by the owners has produced a strong structure to this hill side garden with a great variety of plants, easy parking, worth the diversion for those interested in plants.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Charles F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fabulous over Easter with the magnolias, azaleas and rhododendrons - another magical garden due to the untiring hard work of the owners.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Carol Ann S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Visited recently as part of a group and found this an absolutely captivating garden. It has been lovingly restored by the current owners with great sensitivity to the garden's original design. A true work of magic has been created here; although we visited on a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Honey4Tea
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Thornleys have worked tirelessly to bring these gardens back to their former glory. Truly a labour of love

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Andrew200644
Reviewed 9 June 2016

These gardens are best visited in the Spring when the rhododenrons are in flower however it is still worhty of a visit outwith this period for such a lovely and well laid out garden

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank David F B
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Glenarn is an ideal place to celebrate the end of winter blues. This private garden, which open for public 21st March - 21st September, was largely created and made famous for its collection of rhododendrons, but they also have huge magnolia trees. The walk up...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tatyana J
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