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Burgie Arboretum

Between Forres and Elgin IV36 2QU
Hamish Lochore
T:01343 850231
Current Openings:
1 January - 31 December, 8am - 5pm (2023)
Admission by donation.
Nominated charity: Sandpiper Trust 60%.
Description: A rare opportunity to see a sizeable woodland garden/arboretum in its infancy. It has a good collection of rhododendrons, Sorbus, alder, birch and Tilia but also includes many unusual trees from around the world. The arboretum is zoned into geographic areas and species type. It includes a Japanese Garden, bog garden, bog wood, loch and quarry garden. First created in 2005 and is ongoing. Most plants are grown from hand-collected seed and propagated in the Georgian greenhouse.

Directions: A96 between Forres and Elgin. Four miles east of Forres. Six miles west of Elgin. Sign to Burgie Mains along the A96 is set in wrought iron decorated with horses and cattle. South off the main road and one mile to the Woodland Garden car park. 

Other details: Also open for snowdrops during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival

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