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A beautiful, secluded spot.

Hidden away in a village that is part of Edinburgh this is one of the city's best kept secrets... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Allan D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
a hidden garden

I fell in this garden on my way back from the Craigmillar castle and it was a delightful place to... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Isabel A
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Old Church Lande | Duddingston Village, Edinburgh EH15 3PX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Hidden away in a village that is part of Edinburgh this is one of the city's best kept secrets. Beside the shore of Duddingston Loch you will find a garden created many years ago by a retired physician. Sir Walter Scott wrote a part of...More

2  Thank Allan D
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I fell in this garden on my way back from the Craigmillar castle and it was a delightful place to eat my lunch.

1  Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to wander, sit, chat, explore, discover. A true hidden gem. Would love to visit again and see it at a different time of year. The little exhibition of photography in the curling tower was an unexpected but pleasing surprise and lovely...More

1  Thank Paul and Tracey B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

An excellent place to walk off a lunch at the nearby Sheep Heid pub. Lovely and peaceful with a good variety of plants and hidden nooks and crannies. Lots of seats dotted around so you can stop and admire the views and the planting .

1  Thank CakeLady2012
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Beautiful space in a tie corner of the world... Tourists, please respect this place and walk carefully - its a special and harmonious place .

1  Thank lukemarsden1987
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Nice relaxing place to spend an hour or two. Offers good views over Duddingston Loch and across Arthur's Seat. Plenty of seats and benches to rest on. Not easy to get to by public transport (I think there's one bus that stops nearby) but definitely...More

1  Thank Scott L
Reviewed 27 July 2018

An oasis of calm in Edinburgh during the Festival Backdrop of Arthur's Seat adds to its enchantment and Duddingston Village is quaint and attractive

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Not sure I should big this up too much as it may become less of a secret garden! It's a lovely surprise to discover this delightful hidden hillside garden beside and overlooking Duddingston Loch. We took the grandchildren who loved all the steps and winding...More

1  Thank lynns999
Reviewed 16 July 2018

pretty little garden to soak in the beauty of nature. most importantly it is not well known place, so, one can enjoy in peace the flowers, plants and ... swans :). if you consider visiting Arthur's seat, the garden in just on the south of...More

1  Thank physicist_mtl
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Exploring our heritage at the charming Duddingston kirk we also enjoyed a brief walk in this beautifully designed and maintained garden. Next to a pretty loch. Also nearby to the Sheeps Heid Inn which is great for lunch ... or stop by at the lovely...More

1  Thank JJsFarm
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Where is your starting point? Different people have a different Idea of what is city centre. Officially it is the OLD GPO opposite what is now the Balmoral hotel which is 2.6 miles to Dr Neil's Garden so under 1 hour. Or... More
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