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Address: 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh EH21 7TE, Scotland

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Pretty small garden

A small National Trust for Scotland Garden in this conservation village on the edge of Musselburgh. Entry is by honesty box.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small National Trust for Scotland Garden in this conservation village on the edge of Musselburgh. Entry is by honesty box.

Thank Dzerbene
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The gardens are open but not the house . It is a smallish venue but worth a visit. Easy to park and not difficult to get round

Thank Stephen N
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The gardens are soggy in autumn, several paths are closed off due to waterlogging and the pond looks rather bleak, but the general quietude and serenity largely make up for that. We were the only visitors (on a Sunday afternoon) and took our time for a stroll along the paths, before entering into the glasshouses, where there were plants abloom.... More 

Thank Tom_Pandelaere
Alamo, California
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62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a National Trust garden so there is a small charge to view it if you aren't a member. We are. (There was no one there to collect the fee and no obvious place to deposit it.) The gardens are well maintained and delightful to stroll around, but they are relatively small. Definitely worth a look if you are... More 

Thank Garrett D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited this garden while holidaying in Dunbar,found it very quaint and quiet but lovely, shame no one is around to take entrance fees as don't know how they prove people have payed to get in as it is done by volutry contribution in a box, but if you are National Trust members like us you get in free in any... More 

Thank Peter A
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Blink and you will miss it especially if someone is tailgating you on this stretch of road. On road parking. I missed the honesty box for admission payment (but didn't need it as we are members ). An unmanned garden so you are free to explore by yourself. The greenhouse is an architectural delight at the top of the garden.... More 

1 Thank MagsB57
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101 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The top part of this garden is lovely and we spent a relaxing couple of hours wandering around and sitting here. There is a lower part to the garden but this looks as if it needs some attention. Maybe it's because of unsuitable weather this year. There is free paring outside but be very careful when you leave as it's... More 

Thank Couple-Tadworth
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A lovely haven of peace and quiet, in a gorgeous setting. It has obviously at one time been a wonderful place, but is now starting to look rundown, lots of weeds and some of the flowerbeds look untended.

Thank Andrew N
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The sun helps of course but stepping from Musselborogh roads into this garden was heavenly. There's a more formal area that needs a lot more work in terms of weeding and also a wilder, meadow area beyond. I was envious of the visitor who was stretched out with her book; that would have made the visit perfect. A wonderful sence... More 

Thank ComfortwithValue
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Lots of weeds and nettles. Blocked off areas. The meadow was a mess. They had scalped it with some sort of machine and then just left most of the hay. The tropaeolum collection was a disgrace. Ponds and wet areas covered in weed and in my opinion quite dangerous for toddlers. Sadly the Scottish National Trust seems to be very... More 

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