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Address: 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh EH21 7TE, Scotland
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Our second visit here

We were blessed with a lovely warm and sunny day which enhanced our second visit here. Inveresk is a small garden with an attractive house (not open) and offers a real countryside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bdon257
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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604 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were blessed with a lovely warm and sunny day which enhanced our second visit here. Inveresk is a small garden with an attractive house (not open) and offers a real countryside feel despite being on the edge of Musselburgh. A wilder area with ponds is on the lower level and the green houses were filled with Geraniums at the... More 

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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

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Thank Dzerbene
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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

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Thank Stephen N
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 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 

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Alamo, California
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 

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Thank Garrett D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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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 

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Tadworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 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 

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Thank Couple-Tadworth
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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.

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Thank Andrew N
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 

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