Hidden behind the twelfth-century Duddingston Kirk, this peaceful oasis is one of Scotland’s most idyllic gardens. This beautiful space, secluded away from the busyness of Edinburgh is the perfect place to relax, ponder, and explore. It can be reached from Duddingston Kirk car park on Duddingston Road West, simply follow the signposts for Dr Neil’s Garden.
If you’re looking for a relaxing afternoon stroll, this is where you should be. With its rolling stream and peaceful hedgerows, it is an almost idyllic place. There is a plethora of herbs in the secret herb garden and glasshouse to investigate, and their shop is packed with interesting items. They also have a café where you can sit and enjoy the wonderful scenery.