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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Peebles EH45 9JU, Scotland
+44 1721 760254
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Lovely friendly cafe

Homemade soup and sandwiches made to order. Friendly service. Lovely views of the gardens from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne C
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Snowdrops Galore

Went to the gardens in February and had a wonderful walk through the trees and saw masses of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sean R
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Houston, United Kingdom
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Dawyck is truly one of the world's finest arboreta. Seasonal displays of abundant exotic and native plants provide a breathtaking backdrop of colour throughout the year. The Garden also offers an award-winning visitor centre. Part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“scones” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Peebles EH45 9JU, Scotland
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"scones"
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"well worth a visit"
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"trees and plants"
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"autumn colours"
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"great place to visit"
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"awe inspiring"
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"nice cafe"
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"every corner"
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"early autumn"
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"spring and summer"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Homemade soup and sandwiches made to order. Friendly service. Lovely views of the gardens from the cafe and comfortable seating.

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the gardens in February and had a wonderful walk through the trees and saw masses of snowdrops. It was a bright clear cold day and the walk was extremely pleasant. We must come back when the Rhododendrons and Azaleas are in bloom it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dawyck Gardens is tucked away between Broughton and Peebles in the Tweed Valley. It’s open from March to October and has a number of attractions for adults and children alike. The tea room is superb with home made cakes and lunches. The staff are friendly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful view round every corner! Plants from all around the world. Tall trees to tiny flowers. A burn tumbling down the hillside, crossed by a picturesque bridge or two. Even a tiny church in a clearing, and wood sculptures overlooking the valley. A lovely...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Even in November as it was getting ready to close for the winter the trees and plants were amazing. Lovely walk although some areas are steep if someone has difficulty. Colours quite incredible.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens all year round. Closed in winter, but from early spring snowdrops right through to late autumn colours it is captivating with lots of paths to explore and incredible views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Back at the modern glass-fronted cafe with a...More

Thank eveeanne
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited the garden in October, so there was not a lot of plants in bloom but it was still lovely to see the changing colors of the trees, most of the garden is easy to access even for wheelchair users, but can be a...More

Thank Alan185
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is in the 1001 Gardens to See Before you Die book for good reason. The trees here are amazing. Well planted and with interesting walks, the autumn colour on a mid October day was fabulous. We liked the numerous paths that were easy to...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit to see the leaves change colour. Some of the unpaved paths a bit wet so wear suitable shoes! Cafe was fab, shortbread amazing!

Thank Gwenno W
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A lovely place to visit at any time of year . The cafe serves beautiful well presented food in a nice enviroment .If you sit outside you can listen to the birds and watch them at close quarters . Thoroughly recommend it

Thank Julie M
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Response from Bigb473 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I am not sure. I did not see any dogs there when we were, but I cannot remember seeing any signs prohibiting them.
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