Logan Botanic Garden has been voted the UK’s most popular garden by Which magazine readers. The garden gained an overall score of 93% based on attractiveness, staff helpfulness, value for money and food and drink, beating the likes of Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in London!
The best garden in the UK won a constellation of five stars across every category. Expect to see banks of agapanthus or ‘Lily of the Nile’ in summer, giant Gunnera or ‘Giant rhubarb’, palm trees and a grove of tree ferns. Refreshments can be found at the award-winning Potting Shed bistro, including clootie dumpling pudding. There’s also a shop and plant sales area. Read more.Which magazine, The UK’s best gardens 16 July 2021
Now I know you’re wondering who else ranked so here are first, joint second and joint third places.
Logan Botanic Garden, Dumfries and Galloway 93%
Coleton Fishacre House & Gardens, Devon 89%
Dawyck Botanic Garden, Borders 89%
Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll and Bute (S) 88%
RHS Garden Rosemoor, Devon (E) 88%
This was always a favourite place to visit when we lived in Scotland and we rarely came home without a boot load of plants!! Strongly recommend a visit.