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Top garden recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
“The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading Botanic Gardens .Visitor can discover the Garden’s fascinating history dating back 350 years,learn about its planting and walk around 70 acres of beautiful landscape .”
  • 569 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Glasgow Botanic Gardens is located in the heart of the city’s West End by the River Kelvin and contains a variety of plant collections, woodland copses and riverside walks as well as the famous Kibble Palace.”
  • 182 locals recommend
Park
“Lots of high street shops including M&S, Zara, Frasers, Boots, Superdrug. Also good place to pick up souvenirs at tourist”
  • 212 locals recommend
Park
“This is a fantastic space right down the road from our flat. (take a left out of the door and walk down the hill past the small roundabout, then up the hill slightly, keep an eye out for a small gate on the left, that will take you down into the gardens) It is a beautiful park in its own right, and also a great shortcut to Princes Street and beyond. It used to be my walk to work in the morning!”
  • 163 locals recommend
Garden
“Nice to go for ice cream in the summertime and if you're brave, to swim as well!”
  • 198 locals recommend
Museum
“Feels like the countryside in the city, see highland cows and visit the Burrel collection”
  • 77 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Lovely Castle on the hill. You can drink coffee with the gasping view on the dock from here. There is also a great playground just 3 minutes walk from the Castle. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“Superbly maintained gardens and historic exhibits. They also offer short boat trips to the nearby seal colony.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Spectacular views across Oban bay and the Islands. McCaig’s Tower is a prominent landmark in the resort town of Oban in Argyll on Scotland’s west coast. Built in 1897 by local banker John Stuart McCaig, the aim of the tower was to provide work for local stonemasons and a lasting monument to the McCaig family. The climb from the town centre to McCaig's Tower is well worth the effort when faced with the spectacular views across Oban Bay to the Atlantic Islands. The gardens inside the tower are well maintained and are a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of town life in Oban. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Garden
“Benmore Botanic Garden; formerly known as the Younger Botanic Garden, is a large botanical garden situated in Strath Eachaig at the foot of Beinn Mhòr, on the Cowal peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction. Beautiful place to visit in spring/summer ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
““The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading Botanic Gardens .Visitor can discover the Garden’s fascinating history dating back 350 years,learn ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh, Scotland, and the main shopping street in the capital. It is the southernmost street of Edinburgh's New Town, stretching around 1 mile (1.6 km) from Lothian Road in the west, to Leith Street in the east. The street has virtually no buildings on the south side, allowing panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, and the valley between. Most of the street is limited to trams, buses and taxis with only the east end open to all traffic. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Duthie Park was donated to the city by Miss Duthie in 1880 and opened to the public in 1883. It has many architectural features including, a bandstand, fountains, ponds and statues. Within the park is the David Welch Winter Gardens, one of Europe’s largest indoor gardens and Scotland’s third most visited gardens. It houses many exotic plants, including the largest collection of cacti in Britain and the world's only talking cactus. The park has just undergone extensive restoration and the works have restored many of the original Victorian design features. This is a park for all the family, with play areas and activities, including boating on the ponds and cricket on the lawns. There is also a cafe and on sunny days a takeaway ice-cream window.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Garden
“A little secret garden with a wonderful view of the lake. Now have a rest at The Sheep Heid Inn to nourish yourself after a long walk!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful Botanics Gardens close by and with a lovely tearoom serving home made food and cakes.”
  • 10 locals recommend