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Kildrummy Castle Gardens

Kildrummy, Alford AB33 8RA, Scotland
+44 1975 571203
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Entertaining Bird Feeding Station

The gardens are just before the castle entrance and the signage is quite confusing. Once you pull... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
938fjg
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Beautiful garden, quirky items placed in unusual areas. Small stream adds to the overall beauty

Seen from the back room the garden looks lovely, but when you walk through it, the garden is even... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Leafy614
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Glenbrook, Australia
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“old quarry” (4 reviews)
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Kildrummy, Alford AB33 8RA, Scotland
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+44 1975 571203

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are just before the castle entrance and the signage is quite confusing. Once you pull off the main road park on the LHS of the driveway and walk over the bridge. The entrance to the garden is on the right with a bird...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Seen from the back room the garden looks lovely, but when you walk through it, the garden is even more beautiful. Small stream, Quirky objects, and you end up near the ruins.

Thank Leafy614
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Kildrummy Castle Gardens is located at the foot of the ruins of Kildrummy Castle. The entrance is actually off a little road that leads to a hotel by the same name. The man who restored the gardens actually built the house that is now the...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very beautiful Gardens hidden away in a former quarry with stunning trees and other flora and a fascinating little museum....as many have already said a hidden gem

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We found this by accident but what a lovely spot - even on a rather damp day! The gardens range from woodland to shrubbery, greenhouse and waterside walks. It's run by volunteers and also has an excellent little tea room. A peaceful spot and well-worth...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The gardens adjacent to the Kildrummy Castle are absolutely gorgeous, and make sure you leave an hour to explore the gardens and to visit the quaint tiny museum in the middle of the gardens. We can't wait to come back. Sue and Daryl, West Palm...More

Thank Modem C
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

These are easily one of the nicest gardens I've visited. They are truly stunning and so peaceful. There is an overarching tranquility to the gardens and on the sunny day I was there it was a joy just to quietly sit amongst the beauty and...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Atmospheric garden in a valley, stone bridge, quarry garden, red squirrels, rhododendrons, some very tall trees and all overlooked by Kildrummy Castle ruins. No visitors when we were there, strange as it deserves to be much better known.

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Wonderful for a stroll when staying at the hotel. Interesting experience to wander through the ruins of the castle.

Thank 197montrose
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Kildrummy Castle Gardens are listed in the book, 1001 Gardens to See Before You Die. I highly recommend you do. The garden is breathtaking in its simplicity and construction reflecting natural and Man enhanced beauty. Added attractions are the birdlife and the red squirrels. It...More

Thank Glen G
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