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Inchmill Cottage

Inchmill Cottage

Glenprosen, nr Kirriemuir DD8 4SA
Iain Nelson
Thursday 10 May, Thursday 24 May, Thursday 7 June, Thursday 21 June, Thursday 5 July, Thursday 19 July, Thursday 9 August, Thursday 23 August, Thursday 6 September & Thursday 20 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
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T:01575 540452
This is a long, sloping and terraced garden at over 800 feet in the Braes of Angus, developed to be a garden for all seasons. Half is dominated by bulbs, rhododendrons, azaleas, primulas, meconopsis and clematis. The other half mainly later summer bulbs, herbaceous plants and roses. There is also a rockery/scree and fernery.

Directions: From Kirriemuir take the B955 (sign-posted to The Glens) to Dykehead (about five miles). From there follow the Prosen sign for about five miles. Inchmill is the white fronted cottage beside the phone box.

Admission: £3.00, children free
Charities: The Archie Foundation 60%
Leith Hall Garden

Leith Hall Garden

Huntly AB54 4NQ
The National Trust for Scotland
Saturday 26 May & Saturday 25 August, 10am - 5pm (2018)
6d
T:01464 831148 www.nts.org.uk/leithhall
The west garden was made by Charles and Henrietta Leith-Hay around the beginning of the 20th century. In summer the magnificent zigzag herbaceous and serpentine catmint borders provide a dazzling display. A lot of project work has been ongoing in the garden, including a rose catenary along with large borders which have been redeveloped in a Gertrude Jekyll style and a laburnum archway with spring interest borders. The carefully reconstructed rock garden is a work in progress with new planting being added throughout the season.

Directions: On the B9002 one mile west of Kennethmont.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: All proceeds to SGS Beneficiaries
2 Durnamuck

2 Durnamuck

Little Loch Broom, Wester Ross IV23 2QZ
Will Soos and Susan Pomeroy
Sunday 19 August, 12pm - 5pm (2018)
2
T:01854 633761 sueandwill@icloud.com
Our garden is situated on the edge of Little Loch Broom and is south east facing. It is a coastal plantsman's garden with a rich mix of herbaceous borders, trees and shrubs, vegetables, drystone wall planting, South African plants, Mediterranean plants, wild meadow and stunning views. Many of the plants have been collected from all over the world and growing them in Durnamuck has provided the obvious challenges but with an overall pleasing outcome. We were lucky enough to be featured on Gardener's World in 2016 and Garden Magazine and Country Life in 2017.

Directions: On the A832, between Dundonnell and Ullapool. Take the turning along the single track road signed Badcaul, continue to the yellow salt bin, turn right, go to the bottom of the hill and it's the house with the red roof. There is parking down by the house if needed.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Research project: Unique Understanding Chromosome Disorders 60%
Whitburgh House Walled Garden

Whitburgh House Walled Garden

Pathhead, Midlothian EH37 5SR
Mrs Elizabeth Salvesen
Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, 19/20/21 August, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c859
This contemporary, stylish one acre walled garden, 700 feet above sea level, is a lively forward looking and unexpected gem. The solidity and graphic quality of clipped foliage act as a foil for the many perennials, grasses, annuals, fruit and vegetables. A spiral path leads through an acre of white birches. There is also a variety of ponds and fine sculptures spread around 14 acres of policies. Whitburgh garden has featured recently in Gardens Illustrated and other publications.

Directions: From the north - ½ mile south of Pathhead on the A68 turn left and follow the SGS signs. From the south - one mile north of Blackshiels on the A68 turn right at the sign to Fala Dam and follow SGS signs. Whitburgh House is a short two miles from either turn off and southeast of Pathhead.

Admission: £6.00, children free
Charities: Horatio's Garden: Scotland 60%
Culter Allers

Culter Allers

Coulter, Biggar ML12 6PZ
The McCosh Family
Sunday 19 August, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
245
The grounds of Culter Allers centre around its traditional one and a half acre walled garden, within which lies a productive vegetable and fruit garden with espalier fruit trees and berry bushes lining the walls. There are cut flower beds, an apple tree lined walk, a 'secret' herb garden, a wishing well and wide herbaceous borders revolving around an ornamental cherry and lawn. The policies of the house include winding woodland walks, fairy doors, a giant (small one) and an avenue of 125 year old lime trees leading to the village kirk.

Directions: In the village of Coulter, three miles south of Biggar on A702.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Coulter Public Library Trust 60%
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Kilcoy Castle

Redcastle, by Muir of Ord IV6 7RX
Kilcoy Castle Estate
Sunday 19 August, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2679
T:07766 445511
At the front of the castle are steps and grass terraces surrounded by shrubs and trees and the walled garden leads off to the east. The area farthest from the castle was restyled three years ago and is based on the poem Solitude by Thomas Merton. The shape is rhomboid with a central point taken from which the design radiates. Pleached hornbeam, under planted with willow. Hawthorn, holly and yew hedges are still to grow to fruition. Work on the first half will start in autumn 2017.

Directions: Take the Muir of Ord road, A832 off Tore roundabout go past Fettes Sawmill on the left. Kilcoy Kindergarten is on the right which is an old church. Turn right at the church heading towards Kilcoy, go along the single road for about ¼ mile and the gates to the castle are on the left.

Admission: £6.00, children free
Charities: ENF; EN Foundation: Elsie Normington Foundation, The Haven Project 60%
Blebo Craigs Village Gardens

Blebo Craigs Village Gardens

Cupar KY15 5UF
The Gardeners of Blebo Craigs
Saturday/Sunday, 25/26 August, 1pm - 5pm (2018)
2c46
findlaysatblebo@btinternet.com
The lovely village of Blebo Craigs welcomes you to visit a selection of our special and varied gardens with its wonderful hedgerows, cottages and superb views. We are opening later than usual to give visitors a new seasonal experience. Meet the gardeners, collect a few gardening tips and be surprised by the produce we grow.

Directions: From St Andrews take the B939 and after four miles, turn right onto village road. From Cupar take the B940 to Pitscottie then turn left onto B939 signposted St Andrews. After two miles, turn left at sign into Blebo Craigs.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Blebo Craigs Village Hall 2000 Trust 60%
Bravehound - Erskine Hospital

Bravehound - Erskine Hospital

Old Garden Centre, Bishopton PA7 5PU
Glen Art Volunteers
Sunday 26 August, 1pm - 4pm (2018)
2c4579
bravehound@glenart.co.uk
A quirky enclosed tarmac garden, run by the charity Glen Art, features an assortment of outdoor raised planters, covered growing areas, shady/quiet garden and other features embracing the upcycling ethos. Glen Art helps those from a military background return to civilian life through a variety of creative ventures and this garden can testify to the therapeutic benefits of gardens and dogs. Being the 'Bravehound' site, this new project looks to provide companion dogs to veterans to support their transition to civilian life.

Directions: From M8, take exit for Erskine Bridge and turn off to Bishopton. From the North, go over Erskine Bridge, take turning to Bishopton. Located on the south side of the Erskine Bridge, enter the Erskine Home Estate and follow signs for Bravehound.

Admission: £3.50, children free
Charities: Glen Art : Bravehound 60%
Coylbank

Coylbank

Ayrshire KA6 5LB
Mr and Mrs Han
Sunday 26 August, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c79
T:07738 464957 ekandhelenhan@gmail.com
An afternoon of music in this well established garden. There are herbaceous borders and beech hedges with the garden sitting in the Ayrshire countryside. Music by the Young Musicians at 3 pm and 4pm.
Tickets are available from Mrs Han T: 07738 464957 or E: ekandhelenhan@gmail.com.

Directions: From A77 Sandyford roundabout take the B742 marked Mossblown and Annbank, go through Mossblown and two miles on to three way Junction, take the middle one B742 to Coylton (left fork Tarbolton right Annbank) continue for about 1.5miles and uphill where Coylbank is on right side just before Crossroads. (Farm opposite gates).

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Unity 60%
8 Halmyre Mains

8 Halmyre Mains

West Linton EH46 7BX
Joyce and Mike Madden
Sunday 26 August, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c5
T:07774 609 547 agentromanno@gmail.com
An half an acre organic garden with deep herbaceous borders surrounding the main lawn. Raised plots, a new greenhouse, keder house and polytunnel producing fruit and vegetables. A pergola leads to a sizeable composting area and then down to the pond with restyled viewing areas and sun house.

Directions: Five miles South of Leadburn Junction on the A701 (Moffat).

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Lamancha Hub 60%
Angus Plant Sale

Angus Plant Sale

Logie Walled Garden, Logie DD8 5PN
SGS Angus & Dundee Organisers
Saturday 1 September, 11:30am - 2pm (2018)
3c46
pippaclegg@hotmail.com
Following the success of our first plant sale held in May 2017, the next one will be September 2018 to allow for preparation of a wider variety of plants. We will offer a good, interesting selection, sourced from private gardens and with some donations from local nurseries. Advisable to come early and bring boxes and trays. Donations of plants either before or during sales very welcome.

Directions: From the A90, take A926 towards Kirriemuir. Just after Welcome to Kirriemuir take sharp left on to single track road, or from Kirriemuir take A926 towards Forfar and fork right on to single track road at Beechwood Place. Then take first left onto drive and follow signs. Bus 20 getting off at the Vet's.

Admission: £3.00, children free
Charities: All proceeds to SGS Beneficiaries
Horatio's Gardens

Horatio's Gardens

Queen Elizabeth Hospital G51 4TF
Horatio's Gardens
Saturday 1 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c845
sallie@horatiosgarden.org.uk
Opened in 2016, award winning Horatio's Garden at the Scottish National Spinal Unit, was designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair. Visit to see how this high profile national charity creates cleverly designed, contemporary, accessible gardens in the heart of the NHS.

Directions: From the east or west of the city: On the M8 motorway to Junction 25, follow signs for the Clyde Tunnel (A739) for ¾ mile, then follow signs for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Turn left into Govan Road and the hospital is on the left. From north of the River Clyde: Go through the Clyde tunnel (A739) and follow signs for the hospital.

Admission: £6.00, children free
Charities: Horatio's Garden 60%
Belgrave Crescent Gardens

Belgrave Crescent Gardens

Edinburgh EH4 3AJ
The Residents of Belgrave Crescent
Sunday 2 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c869
City centre private garden of seven acres beside the historic Dean Bridge. Shrubs, trees, herbaceous and mixed borders provide a haven of peace close to the city, with wild areas and magnificent views of the Dean Bridge, over the Water of Leith.

Directions: The garden is a five minute walk from the West End. Enter from the East Gate in Belgrave Crescent. Buses 36, 41, 47, 19.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Fresh Start 60%
3 Millhall

3 Millhall

Shore Road, Kirkcudbright DG6 4TQ
Mr Alan Shamash
Sunday 2 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
Impressive five acre garden with a large collection of mature shrubs, including over 200 rhododendron species, many camellias, perennials, over 300 hydrangeas and many rare Southern Hemisphere plants. The garden is on a steep hillside running along the rocky shore of the Dee Estuary in Kirkcudbright Bay, close to the beach at the Dhoon and three miles from Kirkcudbright.

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 to ten minute walk to the house.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Kirkcudbright Hospital League Of Friends 30% & Alzheimer's Research UK 30%
Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun

Duffus, near Elgin IV30 5RF
Gordonstoun School
Sunday 2 September, 2pm - 4pm (2018)
05d7
T:01343 837837 richardss@gordonstoun.org.uk
The gardens consist of good formal herbaceous borders around lawns, a terrace and an orchard. The school grounds include Gordonstoun House, a Georgian house of 1775/6 incorporating an earlier 17th century house built for the First Marquis of Huntly, and the school chapel, both of which will be open to visitors. There is also a unique circle of former farm buildings known as the Round Square, and a scenic lake.

Directions: Entrance off B9012, four miles from Elgin at Duffus Village.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: All proceeds to SGS Beneficiaries
Rowberrow

Rowberrow

18 Castle Road, Dollar FK14 7BE
Bill and Rosemary Jarvis
Sunday 2 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
2c467
T:01259 742584 rjarvis1000@hotmail.com
On the way up to Castle Campbell overlooking Dollar Glen, this colourful garden has several mixed shrub and herbaceous borders, a wildlife pond, two rockeries, alpine troughs, fruit and vegetable gardens, and a mini-orchard. The owner is a plantaholic and likes to collect unusual specimens. Rowberrow was featured on the Beechgrove Garden in summer 2011.

Directions: Pass along the burn side in Dollar, turn right at T junction, follow signs for Castle Campbell and Dollar Glen. Park at the bottom of Castle Road or in the Quarry car park just up from the house.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Hillfoot Harmony Barbershop Singers 60%
The Good Life Gardens

The Good Life Gardens

12 & 14 Chatelherault Avenue G72 8BJ
Paul & Sheona Brightey and Andy & Amanda Bateman
Sunday 2 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
23c849
T:07894 265469
Two gardens of around a third of an acre each.
12 Chatelherault Avenue The front garden of no. 12 is split into a gravel garden and a small white woodland garden. Go through the gate and you will find a garden the aim of which is to grow as many different edibles as possible, herbs, fruit arches, vegetable beds and edible hedging. There are herbaceous perennials and a cut flower bed, a wildlife pond, a pizza oven and around the corner a food smoker.
14 Chatelherault Avenue An established garden that has been revived since the owners arrived three years ago. As the overgrowth was removed more and more beautiful surprises emerged. The garden is now a lovely calm sanctuary, artistically planted with a wide range of herbaceous perennials surrounded by beautiful trees.

Directions: M74 Glasgow to Cambuslang at junction two, exit onto Cambuslang Road/A724 towards Rutherglen. At the roundabout, take the first exit and stay on Cambuslang Road/A724. Continue to follow A724. Turn right onto Buchanan Drive, then right onto Richmond Drive. Richmond Drive turns left and becomes Chatelherault Avenue.

Admission: £6.00, children free
Charities: NAS: Glasgow 60%
Netherthird Community Garden

Netherthird Community Garden

Craigens Road, Netherthird, Cumnock KA18 3AR
Netherthird Community Development Group
Saturday 8 September, 12pm - 4pm (2018)
2c8467
jamielor@aol.com
Netherthird Community Garden is an oasis of calm in the centre of the Ayrshire countryside. We have a lovely cottage garden, flower beds, vegetable beds, and wooden gazebos funded by The Prince Charles Foundation. There is also a beach, play area, vintage cafe, a new nature trail, fairy door hunt and lots more. Volunteers run the garden which is used by a wide range of community groups and all the children and nursery children from the adjacent Netherthird Primary during the week.

Directions: Driving south on the A76 Cumnock by-pass look for the roundabout signed B7083, take this exit which heads to Cumnock, after few hundred yards take right turn into Craigens Road, Netherthird Primary School is on the right. Parking available here, Community Garden nearby. Disabled parking at garden.

Admission: £3.00, children free
Charities: Netherthird Community Development Group 60%
2 Durnamuck

2 Durnamuck

Little Loch Broom, Wester Ross IV23 2QZ
Will Soos and Susan Pomeroy
Sunday 9 September, 12pm - 5pm (2018)
2
T:01854 633761 sueandwill@icloud.com
Our garden is situated on the edge of Little Loch Broom and is south east facing. It is a coastal plantsman's garden with a rich mix of herbaceous borders, trees and shrubs, vegetables, drystone wall planting, South African plants, Mediterranean plants, wild meadow and stunning views. Many of the plants have been collected from all over the world and growing them in Durnamuck has provided the obvious challenges but with an overall pleasing outcome. We were lucky enough to be featured on Gardener's World in 2016 and Garden Magazine and Country Life in 2017.

Directions: On the A832, between Dundonnell and Ullapool. Take the turning along the single track road signed Badcaul, continue to the yellow salt bin, turn right, go to the bottom of the hill and it's the house with the red roof. There is parking down by the house if needed.

Admission: £4.00, children free
Charities: Dementia Research UK 60%
Kilbryde Castle

Kilbryde Castle

Dunblane FK15 9NF
Sir James and Lady Campbell
Sunday 16 September, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
1c67
T:01786 824897 kilbryde1@aol.com
The Kilbryde Castle gardens cover some twelve acres and are situated above the Ardoch Burn and below the castle. The gardens are split into three parts: formal, woodland and wild. Natural planting (azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias) is found in the woodland garden. There are glorious spring bulbs and autumn colour provided by clematis and acers. There will be some new plantings for additional late summer/autumn colour for 2017. Featured in Scotland on Sunday in September 2016.

Directions: Three miles from Dunblane and Doune, off the A820 between Dunblane and Doune. On Scotland's Gardens Scheme open days the garden is signposted from A820.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Leighton Library Trust 60%
Tarland Community Garden

Tarland Community Garden

Aboyne AB34 4ZQ
The Gardeners of Tarland
Saturday 29 September, 12pm - 4pm (2018)
25
Tarland Community Gardens opened in 2013 and is a Tarland Development Group project. It provides an inclusive and accessible community growing space for local residents. It has indoor (polytunnel) and outdoor raised beds for rent plus communal planting areas including a soft fruit cage, fruit trees, and a herb garden. The community bee group also manages a hive at the site. It is a place for members to grow produce, learn, share and have fun.

Directions: Take the B9094 from Aboyne or the A96 and B9119 from Aberdeen. Arriving at the village square the gardens will be clearly signposted.

Admission: £3.00, children free
Charities: Tarland Development Group 60%
Hill of Tarvit Plant Sale and Autumn Fair

Hill of Tarvit Plant Sale and Autumn Fair

Hill of Tarvit, Cupar KY15 5PB
The National Trust for Scotland/Scotland's Gardens Fife
Sunday 30 September, 10:30am - 3pm (2018)
0c86d
fife@scotlandsgardens.org
This long established plant sale is a fantastic opportunity to purchase bare root and potted plants from an enormous selection on offer. We also welcome donations of plants prior to the sale. Please deliver to Hill of Tarvit on the Friday or Saturday. Hill of Tarvit is one of Scotland's finest Edwardian mansion houses. Surrounding the mansion house are spectacular gardens designed by Robert Lorimer, woods, open heath and parkland to explore.

Directions: Two miles south of Cupar off A916.

Admission: £2.00, children free
Charities: All proceeds to SGS Beneficiaries
Kildrummy Castle Gardens

Kildrummy Castle Gardens

Alford AB33 8RA
Kildrummy Garden Trust
Sunday 30 September, 12pm - 5pm (2018)
0c5d7
These gardens were created in the ancient quarry below the Castle. The bridge spanning the garden is a copy of famous brig o' Balgownie and reflects beautifully on the largest of the four ponds which plays host to a wide range of water plants. Rhododendrons and azaleas feature from April (frost permitting). In June the lovely blue of the meconopsis can be enjoyed and September/October bring colchicums and brilliant colour with acers, fothergillas and viburnums.

Directions: On the A97, 10 miles from Alford, 17miles from Huntly. Car park free inside the hotel main entrance. Coaches park up at the hotel delivery entrance.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Multiple Sclerosis Society: Aberdeen Branch 60%
Dawyck Botanic Garden

Dawyck Botanic Garden

Stobo EH45 9JU
A Regional Garden of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Sunday 7 October, 10am - 5pm (2018)
0c6ead
T:01721 760 254
Stunning collection of rare trees and shrubs. With over 300 years of tree planting, Dawyck is a world-famous arboretum with mature specimens of Chinese conifers, Japanese maples, Brewer's spruce, the unique Dawyck beech and sequoiadendrons from North America which are over 45 metres tall. Bold herbaceous plantings run along the burn. Range of trails and walks. Fabulous autumn colours.
National Plant Collection: Larix spp. and Tsuga spp
Champion Trees: Numerous

Directions: Eight miles southwest of Peebles on B712.

Admission: details can be found on the garden's website
Charities: Donation to SGS Beneficiaries
Glenkyllachy

Glenkyllachy

Tomatin IV13 7YA
Mr and Mrs Philip Mackenzie
Sunday 7 October, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
07
emmaglenkyllachy@gmail.com
In a magnificent Highland glen, at 1,150ft Glenkyllachy offers a glorious garden of shrubs, herbaceous plants, rhododendrons, trees and spectacular views down the Findhorn River. There are some rare specimens and an embryonic arboretum. Rhododendrons and bulbs flower in May/June, herbaceous plants bloom through July/August. Experience the wildflower meadow in summer and glorious autumn colours from September. Original sculptures and a Highgrove-inspired wall provide year-round interest. New bronze sculpture and waterfall feature for 2018.

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 metres AFTER the humpback bridge and the sign to Farr.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Marie Curie 60%
Storytelling at Fingask

Storytelling at Fingask

Rait PH2 7SA
Mr and Mrs Andrew Murray Threipland
Thursday 11 October, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
0869
T:01821 670777 andrew@fingaskcastle.com
There is many a tale to be told at Fingask. Alice in Wonderland topiary staggers across the lawn, bumping into stone globes and statues from three centuries. Historical and literary figures, steel shapes, black torsos, and belvederes are scattered among pleasure gardens first laid out in the 18th century. Three jolly drinkers: Burns, Tam O’Shanter and Souter Johnnie dominate the short yew walk above the castle. Both Bonnie Prince Charlie and his father are said to have approached the castle from the longer yew parade aptly named the King’s Walk.
Join Scotland’s Gardens Scheme and The Scottish International Storytelling Festival in “Growing Stories”. A fun packed way to explore some of Scotland’s gardens. See gardens with new eyes once you hear stories, from local Storytellers, about their creation, history and interaction with the environment.

Directions: Half way between Perth and Dundee. From the A90 follow signs to Rait until small crossroad, turn right and follow signs to Fingask.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Fingask Follies 60%
Storytelling at Dalswinton

Storytelling at Dalswinton

Dalswinton DG2 0XZ
Mr and Mrs Peter Landale
Sunday 21 October, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
384679
T:01387 740220 sarahlandale@gmail.com
Keen to listen to stories about the maiden voyage of Britain’s first steamboat? Huddle around the boat itself to hear tales the brave Red Comyn, who lived at Dalswinton and was killed by Robert the Bruce in 1306. Or step back in time and hear tales about Romans who encamped upon the hills nearby. Soak in the garden's history and stand in awe at the large man made loch with island folly. Join Scotland’s Gardens Scheme and The Scottish International Storytelling Festival in “Growing Stories”. A fun packed way to explore some of Scotland’s gardens. See gardens with new eyes once you hear stories, from local storytellers, about their creation, history and interaction with the environment.

Directions: Take A76 north from Dumfries to Thornhill. After seven miles, turn right to Dalswinton. Drive through Dalswinton Village, past the orange church on the right and follow estate wall on the right. Entrance is by either the single lodge or double lodge entrance set in the wall.

Admission: £5.00, children free
Charities: Pituitary Foundation 60%
Oldtown of Leys Garden

Oldtown of Leys Garden

Inverness IV2 6AE
David and Anne Sutherland
Open daily, Dawn - Dusk (2018)
467
T:01463 238238 ams@oldtownofleys.com
Large garden established in 2003 on the outskirts of Inverness and overlooking the town. Herbaceous beds with lovely rhododendron and azalea displays in spring. There are specimen trees, three ponds surrounded by waterside planting and a small woodland area. A new rockery area was created in 2015 and is still developing.

Directions: Turn off Southern distributor road (B8082) at Leys roundabout towards Inverarnie (B861). At the T-junction turn right. After 50 metres turn right into Oldtown of Leys.

Admission: by donation
Charities: Local Charities 60%
Highland Liliums

Highland Liliums

10 Loaneckheim, Kiltarlity IV4 7JQ
Neil and Frances Macritchie
Open daily, 9am - 5pm (2018)
c57
T:01463 741365 neil.macritchie@btconnect.com
A working retail nursery with spectacular views over the Beauly valley and Strathfarrar hills. A wide selection of home grown plants available including alpines, ferns, grasses, herbaceous, herbs, liliums, primulas and shrubs. This garden is also open on a daily basis, see their individual entry for details.

Directions: Signposted from Kiltarlity village, which is just off the Beauly to Drumnadrochit road (A833), approximately 12 miles from Inverness.

Admission: by donation
Charities: Donation to SGS Beneficiaries
Ardkinglas Woodland Garden

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden

Cairndow PA26 8BG
Ardkinglas Estate
Open daily, Dawn - Dusk (2018)
386ed7
T:01499 600261
In a peaceful setting overlooking Loch Fyne the garden contains one of the finest collections of rhododendrons and conifers in Britain. This includes the mightiest conifer in Europe, a silver fir, as well as many other champion trees. There is a gazebo with an unique 'Scriptorium' based around a collection of literary quotes. The garden now has the only Gruffalo trail in Scotland, come and find him! It is a VisitScotland 3-star garden.
Champion Trees: 'Grand Fir' tallest tree in Britain and others

Directions: Entrance through Cairndow village off the A83 Loch Lomond/Inveraray road.

Admission: details can be found on the garden's website
Charities: Donation to SGS Beneficiaries