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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... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Pretty small garden

A small National Trust for Scotland Garden in this conservation village on the edge of Musselburgh... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh EH21 7TE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If ever you're in Inveresk you must take the time to pop in here whatever the time of year. The gardens are beautifully kept and by one gardener whom I was speaking to in the summer. A young man who does a grand job!

Thank Linda802
Reviewed 29 July 2018

So this is what they call a "small" garden? It took me almost an hour to get a first impression, including the woodland garden. The lodge itself is private and gives a nice background. An information board tells us that the garden shows a "simple"...More

Thank AnBlascaodMhor
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We are members of the National Trust so when visiting Scotland we are delighted to be able to see your beautiful properties and gardens too. It was nice and easy to find, and plenty of street parking outside. There's a small entrance through to the...More

Thank bextherunt
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I’m so pleased I made the trip to see these Gardens. I travelled out by bus (#26 from Edinburgh City, ca. 25 mins.). It’s been very dry and warm in the U.K. but all credit to the Gardener and volunteers - Inveresk was looking great....More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Tucked away in Inveresk this most elegant bijou garden is a must visit. Each area has its own season and theme. With the Lodge as a backdrop it’s a magical place.

Thank singer210
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Quite disappointed on the gardens, they are very small and not a lot to see plus you don't get into the house as it is rented out. Merc

Thank merc43
Reviewed 18 August 2017

visited garden warm sunny day , lots of nice colour but a lot of plants have past in some borders like allium , lillies ect ,lawns are the nicest we have seen top quality with no weeds very lush green , also has a wildlife...More

Thank beemermad
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We visited for the first time. The gardens are well laid out and include fine elderly greenhouses with extensive lawns. The greenhouses are well maintained and tidy.More could be made of the space with greater planting.If I lived close by I would be down there...More

Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 6 May 2017

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...More

Thank bdon257
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.

Thank Dzerbene
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