WillowhillForgan, Newport-on-Tay DD6 8RA
Eric Wright and Sally Lorimore
Directions: One-and-a-half miles south of Tay Road Bridge. Take the B995 to Newport off the Forgan roundabout. Willowhill is the first house on the left-hand side next to the Forgan Arts Centre.
Dawyck Botanic GardenStobo EH45 9JU
A Regional Garden of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
National Plant Collection: Larix spp. and Tsuga spp
Champion Trees: Numerous
Directions: Eight miles south west of Peebles on the B712.
Barguillean's 'Angus Garden'Taynuilt PA35 1HY
The Josephine Marshall Trust
Directions: Three miles south off the A85 Glasgow/Oban road at Taynuilt, road marked Glen Lonan, three miles up a single track road, turn right at the sign.
Oldtown of Leys GardenInverness IV2 6AE
David and Anne Sutherland
Directions: Turn off southern distributor road (B8082) at Leys roundabout towards Inverarnie (B861). At the T junction turn right. After 50 yards turn right into Oldtown of Leys.
Ardkinglas Woodland GardenCairndow PA26 8BG
Champion Trees: The mightiest conifer in Europe and others
Directions: Entrance through Cairndow village off the A83 Loch Lomond/Inveraray road.
Ardmaddy Castleby Oban PA34 4QY
Mr and Mrs Archie Struthers
Directions: Take the A816 south of Oban for eight miles. Turn right onto the B844 to Seil Island/Easdale. Four miles on, turn left on to Ardmaddy Road (signposted) for a further two miles.
Logie HouseDunphail, Forres IV36 2QN
Alasdair and Panny Laing
Directions: Six miles south of Forres off A940. Follow signs to Logie Steading.
AchnacloichConnel, Oban PA37 1PR
Mr T E Nelson
Directions: On the A85 two miles east of Connel. Car park at bottom of drive.
Ardtornishby Lochaline, Morvern PA80 5UZ
Mrs John Raven
Directions: Three miles from Lochaline along the A884.
Braco CastleBraco FK15 9LA
Mr and Mrs M van Ballegooijen
Directions: Take a one-and-a-half-mile drive from the gates at the north end of Braco Village, just west of the bridge on the A822. Parking at the castle is welcome.
AbbotsfordMelrose TD6 9BQ
The Abbotsford Trust
Directions: Off the A6091 near Melrose. Buses X62 and 72 from Edinburgh and Peebles. Train from Waverley to Tweedbank. Minibus or one-mile walk from train station.
Kinlochlaich GardensAppin PA38 4BD
Miss F M M Hutchison
Directions: On the A828 in Appin between Oban, 18 miles to the south, and Fort William, 27 miles to the north. The entrance is next to the police station. Bus Oban to Fort William.
Druimneil HousePort Appin PA38 4DQ
Mrs J Glaisher (Gardener: Mr Andrew Ritchie)
Directions: Turn in for Appin off the A828 (Connel/Fort William Road). After two miles, sharp left at Airds Hotel, second house on right.
BurgieBetween Forres and Elgin IV36 2QU
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.
Pitmuies GardensHouse of Pitmuies, Guthrie, by Forfar DD8 2SN
Jeanette and Ruaraidh Ogilvie
Directions: From Forfar take A932 east for seven miles and gardens are signposted on the right. From Brechin take A933 south to Friockheim and turn right onto A932; then gardens are signposted on the left after one-and-a-half miles.
Gordon Castle Walled GardenFochabers, Moray IV32 7PQ
Angus and Zara Gordon Lennox
Directions: The main entrance is at the western end of the village of Fochabers, just off the A96, nine miles east of Elgin and 12 miles west of Keith.
An CalaEllenabeich, Isle of Seil PA34 4RF
Mrs Sheila Downie
Directions: Proceed south from Oban on Campbeltown Road for eight miles, turn right at Easdale sign, a further eight miles on the B844; garden is between the school and village. Bus Oban - Easdale.
Langley Park GardensMontrose DD10 9LG
Marianne and Philip Santer
Directions: Just off the A935 Montrose to Brechin Road, one-and-a-half miles from Montrose.
Balmeanach HouseBalmeanach, nr Struan, Isle of Skye IV56 8FH
Mrs Arlene Macphie
Directions: A87 to Sligachan, turn left, Balmeanach is five miles north of Struan and five miles south of Dunvegan.
GlenarnGlenarn Road, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8LL
Michael and Sue Thornley
Directions: On the A814, two miles north of Helensburgh, up Pier Road. Cars to be left at the gate unless passengers are infirm.
AttadaleStrathcarron IV54 8YX
Mr Ewen Macpherson
Directions: On the A890 between Strathcarron and South Strome.
Leathad ArdUpper Carloway, Isle of Lewis HS2 9AQ
Rowena and Stuart Oakley
Directions: On the A858 Shawbost-Carloway, first right after the Carloway football pitch, and the first house on the right. By bus take the Westside circular bus, exit Stornoway, head for Carloway football pitch.
Blair Castle GardensBlair Atholl PH18 5TL
Blair Charitable Trust
Directions: Off A9, follow signs to Blair Castle, Blair Atholl.
Inveraray Castle GardensInveraray PA32 8XF
The Duke and Duchess of Argyll
Directions: Inveraray is 60 miles north of Glasgow on the banks of Loch Fyne on the A83 and 15 miles from Dalmally on the A819. Regular bus service from Glasgow - Lochgilphead.
MonteviotJedburgh TD8 6UQ
Marquis and Marchioness of Lothian
Directions: Turn off A68, three miles north of Jedburgh on to B6400. After one mile turn right.
Hunter's Tryst95 Oxgangs Road, Edinburgh EH10 7BA
Directions: From Fairmilehead crossroads head down Oxgangs Road to Hunter’s Tryst roundabout and it's the last house on the left. Buses 4, 5, 27, 400. The bus stop is at Hunter’s Tryst and the garden is opposite.
Carmichael MillHyndford Bridge, Lanark ML11 8SJ
Chris, Ken and Gemma Fawell
Directions: Just off the A73 Lanark to Biggar road a half-mile east of the Hyndford Bridge.
ThirlestaneKelso TD5 8PD
Catherine Ross and John Wylie
Directions: Thirlestane is near Yetholm, not to be confused with Thirlestane, Lauder. Do not follow SatNav, it will try to take you to Lochside. From Kelso, take the B6352 towards Yetholm for about six miles. Continue past a cottage on the edge of the road. Thirlestane is next on the left, opposite the road to Lochside. From Yetholm, take the road to Kelso for about two miles. After a very sharp corner, Thirlestane is on the right.
GrandhomeDanestone, Aberdeen AB22 8AR
Mrs D R Paton
Directions: From the north end of North Anderson Drive, continue on the A90 over Persley Bridge, turning left at the Tesco roundabout. After one-and-three-quarter miles, turn left through the pillars on a left-hand bend.
Dal an EasKilmore, Oban PA34 4XU
Directions: From Oban take the A816 to Kilmore three-and-a-half miles south of Oban. Turn left on road to Barran and Musdale. Keep left at junction for Connel. Dal an Eas is approximately one mile on the left before the big hedges.