Scarborough Botanical Garden

Scarborough Botanical Garden

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seafarers62
Great Oakley, UK230 contributions
Mar 2020
A soothing oasis after the heat retaining concrete and trafic fumes of downtowm Scarborough, the gardens are laid out over eighteen acres of what were once the Dal Fair and rocky plantations.Pretty much deserted the day we visited, with no guided tours as such. Broad sweeps of lawns. planted beds and shade trees could pass for an English park , were it not for the garish crimson of towering African tulips, flamboyant trees and the yellow and pink cascades of the poui trees.
An enjoyable retreat from the hustle and bustle of the dusty city .
Written 24 March 2020
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Barbara M
Springfield, MO3,328 contributions
Jan 2020
We relaxed here for an hour or so on a very hot day, watching people and lots of chicks. Right by the main drag, so lots to watch. More of a very nice park in my book, but they can call it whatever they want.
Written 14 March 2020
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sunshineON
toronto10 contributions
Feb 2020
Beautiful gardens, a quiet escape in the city of Scarborough. Enjoyed on a Sunday after church. Nice breeze and benches to relax on.
Written 24 February 2020
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ja5al1n
Worcester UK126 contributions
Jan 2020
It's a lovely place, but such a pity more care is not taken with labelling plants and the exceptional trees, and offering a layout guide.
Written 12 February 2020
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shernellt
Trinidad232 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
The botanical gardens is quite big—good for walks, picnics and a quiet place to read or chat. The grounds are well kept with many types of plants and trees. The best time to go is during the week when it’s not crowded. Right in the heart of Scarborough, it’s opposite one of the public car parks. One disappointment though was the very unclean toilet facilities. Although there was toilet paper, the toilet couldn’t flush, nor was there water in the sink. The garbage bin also needed emptying. Other than that, it’s a wonderful serene place to get away from the hustle and bustle.
Written 1 June 2019
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gnurob73
London, UK26 contributions
Mar 2019 • Solo
Basically a small park with a bandstand squeezed in between some busy roads. No flowers, no signage as to what anything was, which is surely the very least you could expect of a botanical garden.
Written 26 March 2019
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astere2000@aol.com
New Haven, CT27 contributions
Jan 2018
I have been several times in this garden and always admire the old silk-cotton trees; you can find mango and eat them, from the garden is a beautiful view on the harbor and library.
Written 9 May 2018
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Ghie J
San Mateo, Philippines155 contributions
Apr 2018 • Solo
Scarborough is a city in Trinidad and Tobago, on the southern coast of the island of Tobago. The Lower Scarborough area is anchored by Scarborough Market, with vendors selling fresh produce and clothing. Close by are the indigenous trees and shrubs of Scarborough Botanical Gardens. On a hill overlooking the city, the ruins of 18th-century Fort King George now house the Tobago Museum, with local art and artifacts.

The place is so interesting... The Botanical Garden is just a few walk from the cruise terminal. There are some food chains around too.
Written 18 April 2018
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Charles K
Winchester, UK1,171 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
This is worth a quick visit. There are several nice walks and the place is peaceful. There aren't a lot of plants to see but then the price of entry is free.
Written 8 March 2018
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Jack D
Hartsville, SC217 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
We were very disappointed in the gardens. It was free, so it was worth it. The gardens are more like a park, not many different plants. And it is very small..... we covered the whole area in 30 minutes. We expected much more.
Written 26 February 2018
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