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University of Dundee Botanic Gardens

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Nor usually a visitor of botanical gardens, I found these gardens extremely relaxing and peaceful... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Chris B
Farnham, United Kingdom
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Came here on a Dundee day out to do the Maggie's Penguin Parade. There was a penguin located here... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Mags B
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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Riverside Dr Dundee, Dundee City DD2 1QH, Dundee, Scotland
+44 1382 381193
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place drab, in dire need of a makeover and it looked like a sewing b, not a patron under the age of 70 and not a man in sight. Lots of groups of elderly ladies. Ordered soup-sorry none left. Ordered lemon ginger...More

1  Thank dotty-dobs47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very pleasant grounds even though I was there in the spring. I'm sure it looks better when the azaleas and Rhodedendrons are blooming but it does a have good selection of large trees from across the globe.

Thank w00fit
Reviewed 12 August 2018

went here to see the Gardens but found a Arboretum not to say it's not nice to go around just more Trees then Garden's it do's have glass house's that are nice and for kid's it's good free running ! just no Kew ! ,...More

Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Nor usually a visitor of botanical gardens, I found these gardens extremely relaxing and peaceful to walk around; a definite stress buster. Beautifully looked after, there are not many flowers, but a large number of interesting trees and bushes, very well laid out.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Came here on a Dundee day out to do the Maggie's Penguin Parade. There was a penguin located here and we decided to stop off for a spot of lunch. Plenty to choose from including sandwiches, toasties, paninis, soup etc and a kids menu. We...More

Thank Mags B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Always a treat visiting this garden with a great variety of plant species and hot houses . We are pleased to see one of the Dundee penguins at the entrance to greet us . As a special treat staff had laid out a small putting...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lovely gardens, ideal paved areas for my wife who needs a scooter to get around,,Staff nice and friendly and very helpful

Thank Q7370HQandrewc
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The Dundee botanics are a bit off the beaten track but well worth searching out. They're between 2 and 3 miles west of the City centre pretty much in a residential area but easily accessible by car (good parking) or bus (250 yards from a...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 8 March 2018

If visiting the city don't miss out visiting this venue. There is plenty of parking spaces. The staff are very friendly and encourage questions. The gardens are set out with a leisurely pathway around the gardens. Within the complex sits a very nice restaurant with...More

Thank blairboy2017
Reviewed 3 March 2018

on visiting the gardens we foundt he Gardens to be well laid out with plenty of information boards around .On the day we went there was a open day with staff members giving talks and exibitons with plants for sale ,we came away with a...More

2  Thank William D
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14 July 2018|
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Response from blairboy2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Easy access with wide, well maintained footpaths.
1 July 2018|
Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I can't see they'd have any objection