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.
Stobo Japanese Water GardenStobo Farm, Stobo EH45 8NX
Directions: Off the B712. (Peebles/Broughton road) via Stobo Castle entrance. Bus 91.
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.
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 meters turn right into Oldtown of Leys.
Highland Liliums10 Loaneckheim, Kiltarlity IV4 7JQ
Neil and Frances Macritchie
Directions: Signposted from Kiltarlity village, which is just off the Beauly to Drumnadrochit road (A833), approximately 12 miles from Inverness.
Dalrymple Community GardenBarbieston Road, Dalrymple KA6 6DY
Dalrymple Community Landscape Project
Directions: From the north take the A77 Ayr to Stranraer. At the A713 junction take the left turn and follow the road past the hospital to the B742 junction, turn right into the village and park behind the shops in the centre of the village. From south of the A77, take the B7034 and turn right. Bus 52 from Ayr.
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.
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 take a sharp left at Airds Hotel and it's the second house on the right.
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.
Ardtornishby Lochaline, Morvern PA80 5UZ
Mrs John Raven
Directions: Three miles from Lochaline along the A884.
Raasay Walled GardenIsle of Raasay IV40 8PB
Directions: Take the Calmac Ferry to Raasay (20 minute journey) from Sconser, between Broadford and Portree on the Isle of Skye. The garden is an easy walk from the terminal and there is plenty to do and see on foot, although cars can also cross.
Glenwhan GardensDunragit, by Stranraer DG9 8PH
Directions: Seven miles east of Stranraer, one mile off the A75 at Dunragit (follow brown VisitScotland and yellow SGS arrows).
AchnacloichConnel, Oban PA37 1PR
Mr T E Nelson
Directions: On the A85 two miles east of Connel. The car park is at the bottom of the drive.
Abriachan Garden NurseryLoch Ness Side IV3 8LA
Mr and Mrs Davidson
Directions: On the A82 Inverness/Drumnadrochit road, about eight miles south of Inverness.
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 Walled GardenAppin 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. Infrequent Bus Oban to Fort William - request Stop.
Inveraray Castle GardensInveraray PA32 8XF
The Duke and Duchess of Argyll
Directions: Inveraray is 60 miles north of Glasgow and 45 miles from Oban. Regular bus services from Glasgow, Oban and Campbeltown. SatNav PA32 8XF.
Burgie ArboretumBetween 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.
NorbyBurnside, Sandness, Shetland ZE2 9PL
Mrs Gundel Grolimund
Directions: Head north on the A970 from Lerwick then west on the A971 at Tingwall. At Sandness, follow the road to Norby, turn right at the Methodist Church, Burnside is at the end of the road. Bus 10 Sandness - Walls.
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.
Blair Castle GardensBlair Atholl PH18 5TL
Blair Charitable Trust
Directions: Off A9, follow signs to Blair Castle, Blair Atholl.
Dunvegan Castle and GardensIsle of Skye IV55 8WF
Hugh Macleod of Macleod
Directions: One mile from Dunvegan village, 23 miles west of Portree. Follow the signs for Dunvegan Castle.
AttadaleStrathcarron IV54 8YX
Mr Ewen Macpherson
Directions: On the A890 between Strathcarron and South Strome.
BolfracksAberfeldy PH15 2EX
Directions: Two miles west of Aberfeldy on A827. White gates and lodge are on the left. Look out for the brown tourist signs.
An CalaEllenabeich, Isle of Seil PA34 4RF
Mrs Sheila Downie
Directions: Proceed south from Oban on Campbeltown Road for eight miles, turn right at the Easdale sign, a further eight miles on the B844; the garden is between the school and the village. Bus Oban - Easdale.
Logie HouseDunphail, Forres IV36 2QN
Alasdair and Panny Laing
Directions: Six miles south of Forres off the A940. Follow signs to Logie Steading.
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.
Old AllangrangeMunlochy IV8 8NZ
J J Gladwin
Champion Trees: Yew and sweet chestnut
Directions: From Inverness head four miles north on the A9, and follow the directions for Black Isle Brewery. Park up at the Brewery and walk down to the garden. Directions will be given in the shop.
Shepherd HouseInveresk, Musselburgh EH21 7TH
Sir Charles and Lady Fraser
Directions: The garden is near Musselburgh. From the A1 take the A6094 exit signposted Wallyford and Dalkeith and follow signs to Inveresk.
A Blackbird Sings20 Kings Park, Longniddry EH32 0QL
Graham and Maxine Pettigrew
Directions: By car: Enter Dean Road from A198, right at Kings Avenue, right at Kings Park. By bus (124): Old Dean Road stop, down Old Dean Road, right at Kings Avenue, right at Kings Park.
The LimesKirkcudbright DG6 4XD
David and Carolyn McHale
Directions: In Kirkcudbright go straight along St Mary Street towards Dundrennan. The Limes is on the right, about half a mile from the town centre crossroads, on the edge of the town.
Laundry CottageCuldrain, Gartly, Huntly AB54 4PY
Directions: Four miles south of Huntly on the A97.
StockartonKirkcudbright DG6 4XS
Lt Col and Mrs Richard Cliff
Directions: On the B727 Kirkcudbright to Gelston Road. Kirkcudbright three miles, Castle Douglas seven miles.
CraichlawKirkcowan, Newton Stewart DG8 0DQ
Mr and Mrs Andrew Gladstone
Directions: Take the B733 for Kirkcowan off the A75 at the Halfway House eight miles west of Newton Stewart. Craichlaw House is the first turning on the right.
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.
Glenapp CastleBallantrae, Girvan KA26 0NZ
Mr Paul Szkiler
Champion Trees: Abies cilicica, Cercidiphyllum japonicum and Picea likiangensis
Directions: From the north take the A77 south. Pass through Ballantrae, crossing the River Stinchar as you leave. Take the first turning on the right, 100 yards beyond the river (not signposted). From the south take the A77 north, turn left 100 yards before the bridge over Stinchar at Ballantrae. The Castle gates are one mile along this road.
ThorntreeArnprior FK8 3EY
Mark and Carol Seymour
Directions: On the A811, to Arnprior, then take the Fintry Road; Thorntree is second on the right.
Barholm CastleGatehouse of Fleet DG7 2EZ
Drs John and Janet Brennan
Directions: Off the A75 at the Cairn Holy turn off, fork right three times up a steep narrow road for half-a-mile.
Anwoth Old SchoolhouseAnwoth, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2EF
Mr and Mrs Pepper
Directions: Driving west on the A75, take the Anwoth turn off about half a mile after Gatehouse of Fleet. Anwoth Church is about half a mile along the road and Anwoth Old Schoolhouse is a little further along, opposite Anwoth Old Church (in ruins).
3 MillhallShore Road, Kirkcudbright DG6 4TQ
Mr Alan Shamash
Directions: On the B727 between Kirkcudbright and Borgue on the west shore of the Dee Estuary. Parking at Dhoon beach public car park, about three miles south of Kirkcudbright. There is a five-minute walk to the house. Please note there will be no vehicular access to 3 Millhall and all visitors should park at Dhoon Beach and walk up to the property.
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.
Hollytree LodgeMuckhart, Dollar FK14 7JW
Liz and Peter Wyatt
Directions: Approximately 100 yards from the A91 (between Dollar and Milnathort) down the small lane directly opposite the entrance to the Inn at Muckhart.
West LeasBonchester Bridge TD9 8TD
Mr and Mrs Robert Laidlaw
Directions: Signposted off the Jedburgh/Bonchester Bridge Road.
CruisdaleSandness, Shetland ZE2 9PL
Directions: From Lerwick head north on the A970, then at Tingwall take the A971 to Sandness, on the west side of Shetland. Cruisdale is opposite the school, on the right-hand side with a wind generator in the field.
House of Aigas and Field Centreby Beauly IV4 7AD
Sir John and Lady Lister-Kaye
Champion Trees: Douglas fir, Atlas cedar and Sequoiadendron giganteum
Directions: Four-and-a-half miles from Beauly on the A831 Cannich/Glen Affric road.
GlenkyllachyTomatin IV13 7YA
Mr and Mrs Philip Mackenzie
Directions: Turn off the A9 at Tomatin and take the Coignafearn/Garbole single-track road down the north-side of the River Findhorn, there is a cattle grid and gate on the right 500 yards AFTER the humpback bridge and the sign to Farr.
Bonhard HousePerth PH2 7PQ
Stephen and Charlotte Hay
Directions: On A94 just under a mile north of Perth take right turn, signed Murrayshall Hotel. After approximately one mile take entrance right marked Bonhard House, at a sharp left turn. From Balbeggie turn left, signposted for Bonhard, one mile north of Scone. Turn right in a half a mile, pass any sign for Bonhard Nursery, and enter drive at sharp right turn.
TorcroftBalnain, Glenurquhart IV63 6TJ
Directions: From Inverness turn right at Drumnadrochit and go towards Cannich. After four miles, sign Balnain, there is a very sharp right-hand bend with a high retaining wall on the right. At the end of the wall take the turning to the right signposted Torcroft Lodges.
BerandhuAppin, Argyll PA38 4DD
John and Fiona Landale
Directions: In Appin turn off the A828 Connel to Ballachulish road at Gunn's Garage signposted for Port Appin. After one mile when the road turns uphill, first entrance on the right, half way up the hill.
Ormsary HouseOrmsary, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8PE
Directions: Take the A83 road from Lochgilphead towards Campbeltown for four miles, then take the B8024 signposted to Kilberry, travel ten miles and follow signs to the Estate office for directions to the garden.
Knock NewhouseLochgair PA31 8RZ
Mrs Hew Service
Directions: On the A83. The house is not visible from the road. From Lochgilphead, half-a-mile south of Lochgair Hotel and on the left-hand side of the road, and from Inveraray on the right-hand side of the road half-a-mile after the Lochgair Hotel; the drive opening is marked and enters the woods. Bus Route - Inveraray to Lochgilphead
DelvineMurthly PH1 4LD
Mr and Mrs David Gemmell
Directions: On the A984, seven miles east of Dunkeld, four miles south west of Blairgowrie.
The Potting ShedBroughton Place, Broughton, Biggar ML12 6HJ
Jane and Graham Buchanan-Dunlop
Directions: Signposted from the main A701 Edinburgh - Moffat Road, immediately north of Broughton village.
Damnaglaur HouseDrummore, Stranraer DG9 9QN
Directions: From Drummore, follow signs to the Mull of Galloway for a mile on the B7041 to junction with B7065; Damnaglaur is on the right.
Stable HouseMaxton, St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0EX
Directions: Two minutes from the A68 on the A699 to Kelso.
Highlands GardenEast Voe, Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0UR
Directions: Follow the A970 main road towards the village of Scalloway. Near the top of the hill heading towards Scalloway take a sharp turn to the left, signposted Easterhoull Chalets. Follow the road to chalets (painted blue with red roofs) and you will see the yellow SGS sign for the garden. Bus 4 from Lerwick/Scalloway.
KildalloigCampbeltown PA28 6RE
Mr and Mrs Joe Turner
Directions: Take the A83 to Campbeltown, then three miles south east of town past Davaar Island.
101 Greenbank CrescentEdinburgh EH10 5TA
Jerry and Christine Gregson
Directions: From the city centre take the A702 through Morningside. Continue uphill and turn right at Greenbank Church on to Greenbank Crescent. Buses 5 and 16; the stop is for Greenbank Row.
Eas MhorCnoc-a-Challtuinn, Clachan Seil, Oban PA34 4TR
Mrs Kimbra Lesley Barrett
Directions: After arranging a visit and agreeing a time, you will be met at the Tigh An Truish Car Park by the Atlantic Bridge, Isle of Seil. Or if travelling by bus, you will be met off the bus and taken to Eas Mhor. Please inform Mrs Barrett the time of your arrival. The bus stops at the bottom of Cnoc-a-Challtuinn Road.
Gardener's Cottage Walled GardenBallochruin Road, Killearn G63 9QB
Directions: Follow Sat Nav to G63 0LF, which is Carbeth Home Farm. We are the next entrance below the farm. Turn left on to the gravel road and follow yellow SGS signs.
Auchlochan Walled GardenNew Trows Road, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire ML11 0GS
MHA Auchlochan Garden Village
Directions: Exit the M74 at Junction 9 and follow signs to Lesmahagow Village. Once on the High Street take New Trows Road, opposite the Bank of Scotland, keep on this road for two miles. Follow the brown tourist signs to Auchlochan Garden Village.
The Pond GardenThe Pond, Milnathort KY13 0SA
Fay Young & Ray Perman
Directions: From the North, take the M90 south from Perth and exit at Junction 7 (Milnathort). Turn left into Milnathort Village and at the mini roundabout in the centre of the village turn left, signed for Path of Condie, up Wester Loan, then North Street. At the top of the hill, past the church on your left, you will cross the motorway again. Carry straight on for 1/2 mile.