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“Beautiful Gardens - Amazing Glass Houses”

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
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US$471.41*
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Ranked #29 of 444 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Botanics offers visitors peace and tranquility amongst its stunning 72 acres in Edinburgh city centre. Founded in 1670, the Garden is acknowledged to be one of the finest in the world.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on our last full day in Edinburgh (we were there for 6 days), and I have to say, I wish we had gone earlier in the week, as I would have gone back for a second visit. It was just gorgeous. The rhododendrons were like nothing I have ever seen. Just spectacular. We wandered and enjoyed the serenity of this wonderful place. And, oh, my, god, the glass houses are beyond belief. There is an entry fee of 6.5 pounds, and it is worth every single penny. What a truly magical place. We spent 2 1/2 house just touring the 10 magical glass houses and their environs. There is an unbelievable amount of care and love that goes into this place, and it shows. Not to mention their scientific and cultural endeavors. Bravo. If you enjoy flowers, gardens, flora and fauna, and the outdoors, this is not to be missed. Lovely visitors center that had a terrific art exhibit going on as well as a very nice gift shop and wonderful, helpful staff.

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Royalbotanicgarden, Public Relations Manager at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your lovely feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our Gardens and Glasshouses. We hope you'll visit again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3cdays in Edinburgh and last day we visited garden. So peaceful, colourful and well informed walk. Really enjoyed. We spent 2,5 hours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free Admission. Stunning Gardens. A most see if you are a garden lover! We really enjoyed the Queen Mums garden and cottage.

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved visiting the garden the last May bank holiday weekend during the Scottish rhododendrons festival. it was lovely to see the azaleas and rhododendrons of all the colours. We also visited the greenhouses to warm up (it was a foggy day) - some interesting plants to see. We really recommend visiting it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent work by the horticulturists and RBGE staff means that you can enjoy a casual but well-informed walk through the beautifully maintained gardens while getting ideas and insights into what will work in your own home and garden.

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