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Address: A93 Perth-Blairgowrie Road, Meikleour, Scotland

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Winter visit because we were in the area

We visited the Meikleour Beech Hedge today only because we were in the nearby vicinity. It is not a location that we would drive to see specially during the winter months. Having... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We visited the Meikleour Beech Hedge today only because we were in the nearby vicinity. It is not a location that we would drive to see specially during the winter months. Having said this we reckon Spring through to Autumn would be the best time to visit. The hedge was planted in 1745 and is 100 feet tall and 530... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Gardening enthusiasts rejoice. Truly a wonderful sight at any time of year, but especially magnificent in the autumn. OK, perhaps you would think a quirky attraction like this is not really worth taking a serious detour for, but here is the bonus ..... the entire journey along the stretch of road from Perth to Blairgowrie is lovely. Lush views of... More 

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fife scotland
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great to see this old beech hedge so well kept. Looks amazing in the autumn with wonderful colours especially at this time of year.

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Thank margaretjah
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Worth driving 20 miles out of your way to see. Not more! Part hedge part wood planted in commem of Jacobite rebellion according to local legend.

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Thank heidiwill
Lincoln
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363 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Quite frankly we were very, very disappointed. We had to ask directions to it despite it being very close to our hotel. It is not a hedge in the accepted sense and to be honest you could drive by it without knowing you had done so and as indeed we had. It is really just some tall trees which don't... More 

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1 Thank Andrew B
Perth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointed as it isn't much of a hedge in my view. Only the very lowest part of it is trimmed and the backside is left alone, and has turned completely into normal trees. I expected a well maintained hedge, but it's just trees planted close together. Has plenty of wildlife amongst it, which saves it.

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Thank moushmoula
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We only visited on a whim to check out the highest hedge in the world! And we were not disappointed, the drive was lovely and when we got there it is clear that the spot deserves it title, it is stunningly beautiful, well worth a passing gaze :)

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Thank Nikki-marie13
Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This really is a very big beech hedge, of which the locals are very proud. I would not really recommend it for a visit, although driving past it, it is quite impressive.

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Thank MissSusan1
West Linton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I've heard about it several times from friends, even had photos sent to me, but it must be seen to be believed. According to the Guinness book of records it's the tallest Beech in the world!

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Thank MKB7
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

The hedge is worth seeing in any time of the year but my favorite one is autumn when all the colours are displayed. When already here, discover the village just behind the corner, with great restaurant/hotel too. River Isla & Tay nearby, Blairgowrie and the Glens, so much to do...

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